A multi-disciplinary creative Jake Silvestro has carved a career in multiple art forms since 2010. Performing as an acrobat and directing physical theatre his work is grounded in visual arts and his passion for immersive creative experience. Jake has a reputation for his dynamic, explosive, and exciting fusion of styles that prioritise themes of empathy, joy and narrative exploration. Jake has worked with the internationally successful Circus OZ, CIRCA, The Flying Fruit Flies Circus, Casus, Company 2, Dislocate, Australian Dance Party and G.O.P, amongst others. After graduating from the ANU School of Art and Design, Jake founded his own company, Poncho Circus, based in Canberra. Jake produced and toured physical theatre productions from 2012 – 2017 with this collective. In 2020 Jake has returned to his independent practice with the creation his first solo show ‘December’, that explores his various artforms as a reflection on the impacts of the 2019/202 bushfire crisis. Jake’s work has been supported at the state and private level with funding from ArtsACT, Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centre, CAPO, Gasworks Arts Park, the Flying Fruit Flies, Hothouse Theatre and more.