As a Chicago-based performer and instructor, Hannah Stanton-Gockel, (Hula Hooping Hannah) has taken her high energy and memorable stage presence to nightclubs, circus shows, corporate and private events, community festivals, supper clubs and speakeasies for almost a decade.
Hannah specializes in hoop dance, fire hooping, and multi-hoop performances for events both big and small. She frequently combines her skills in video production and film editing with hooping to produce creative hula hoop videos for her Youtube channel. Additionally, she uses her performance/circus knowledge and video production skills as a social media strategist for entertainment-based clients.
Hannah has performed with and designed marketing campaigns for The Cincinnati Circus Company and Circus Smirkus, and has been a performer with Dream City Dance and Unbridled at Untitled (produced by Michelle L’amour). Always a character, she was featured on ABC’s The Gong Show as “The Hooping Dead” zombie girl in 2018.