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FOUNDER/OWNER AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, GREGANGELO & VELOCITY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY, WHIRLING DERVISH
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For a very special one night engagement, The Velocity Circus Dance Company and Singers were selected to perform excerpts from the hit musical CHICAGO featuring rock star Huey Lewis … Continue reading
Your performers did a perfect job entertaining and wowing our guests. They really lifted the energy of the room, got people on the dance floor, made people laugh and generally made for a spectacular evening…
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“Indeed, Gregangelo’s team comes through again. I refer to them as my secret weapon. You can add all the flowers and decor you want but nothing compares to his talent and creative inspiration for bringing everything to life. Everyone is … Continue reading
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Ala Moana Hawaii’s Center / Asparagus Festival, Stockton CA / Bill Graham Presents (various concert shows) / Broadway Premier of “Circus Diva”, Roseland / Bumbershoot Festival, Seattle Center / Carmel Performing Arts Festival / CCA-California College of the Arts Centennial celebration / Copia, American Center for Food, Wine & the Arts / “Daybreak Morning Show”, Channel 4 / de Young fine art museum of San Francisco – Interactive Arts & Entertainment installation / Femina Ms. India Pageant (Hyderabad, India) / Gala Opening of San Francisco City Hall / Java 1 private B-52′s concert / Marco Polo Opera, Bohemian Grove / Milwaukee “Riversplash” Festival (double aerial act suspended from bridge) / NBA Half-time show / New Leaf / Oregon Country Fair, Eugene, OR / San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, Palace of Fine Arts Theater / San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Community Development / San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Benefit / San Francisco Pride Parade / San Francisco Symphony / Sonoma County Fair / Tennessee Aquarium / Theatre Artaud, San Francisco / Utah Arts Festival / etc… Continue reading
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archives / California Academy of Science / de Young museum, San Francisco (Various interactive art installations and live performances) / Museum of California in Oakland / Nevada Museum of Art / Santa Cruz Museum of art and History / Toledo Museum of Art / etc… Continue reading
Cirque Du Soleil’s Variety Series “Cosmique” on Bravo / Destination Stardom Pax TV / ET Entertainment Tonight / Eye of the Bay TV (fashion show) / HDTV “Home Strange Home” / Ripley’s Believe It or Not (feature on Contortionists) / Sabado Gigante International Variety Show Univision / Tore Dahlin’s Big Diamond Mystery / etc… Continue reading
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Re-Creation of Edgar Allan Poe based on Photo of Edgar Allan Poe
Gregangelo and Velocity Circus Troupe bring high-impact entertainment to any engagement.
Our Signature Velocity V Troupe is a highly skilled hybrid ensemble of acrobats/aerialists/dancers/specialty artists/comics/stunt people all in their prime.
From Arabesque, to Can- Can, to show stopping Broadway Chorus ensembles, The Velocity Dance co is available to customize high impact shows in any style
Gregangelo and Velocity Circus Troupe present a multitude of traditional, contemporary, futuristic, and environmental LIVING STATUES, which create spectacular, amusing, and sometimes alarming ambiance at any engagement, tailored to the needs of your theme, setting, decor, requests, and dreams. Continue reading
Velocity Characters inside the Gregangelo Museum
For over 25 years, multi-media artist Gregangelo has dedicated his labor to transform one structure into dimensions which the senses now savor. The tombs of Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs Continue reading
Gregangelo, the visionary and artistic director of Velocity Arts & Entertainment and Velocity Circus
Gallery of Gregangelo Museum
Welcome To A Magical Space!!
Gregangelo Museum in San Francisco is available for private celebrations and events for groups up to 30 guests.
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Gregangelo Museum Tour
Inspiring & Being Inspired by Wonderful Kids (& their parents)
“I’ve always harbored a fantasy that magic portals to parallel universes really do exist outside of C.S. Lewis books. My childish wish has been manifested in this very special house, which serves as a gateway to a wonderland where artistry is … Continue reading
Gregangelo Museum Before & After pictures.
Marvelous, Fabulous, Unbelievable Transformations.
“It has taken me decades of world travel into the deepest…” Continue reading
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“Your troupe lent elegance and grace, creativity and innovation…” Continue reading
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*W.A.V.E. award for Excellent content in Local Cable Programming
*International World Living Statue Competition (Arnhem, Netherlands) 1st Place Winner
*San Francisco PRIDE parade “Absolutely Fabulous” award Continue reading
Gregangelo & Velocity Circus are proud to be affiliated with Rachel Stegman’s Circus School of Arizona located in the Phoenix AZ area.
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Informative, entertaining, and motivational interactive lectures, demonstrations, and assemblies are available for elementary, school, junior high, high school, college, and university level students. Continue reading
Corporate team-building instruction / motivational activities are available in the following disciplines
Children of all ages are encouraged to draw / sketch / paint / mold / sculpt the artists who perform at the educational seminars
MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE
Sara Faith Alterman travels through space at Gregangelo’s cosmic abode.
Click Here to See Our VIDEOS on YouTube! There are plenty of fellow lookie-loos at the Folsom Street Fair, which is the last place one would expect to find a living statue, much less a pristine beauty queen. That party … Continue reading
ONLY IN SAN FRANCISCO: SFCVB HOSTS 97TH ANNUAL LUNCHEON Members of the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau met at Moscone South for the 97th Annual Luncheon on June 27. Gregangelo’s Urban Ninjas, Continue reading
The 1st Annual Bed Races was something straight out of a dream. You’re snoozing away on the old futon when — suddenly! — you’re awake and racing on your magic bed down Fillmore street, crowded of onlookers egging you on. Continue reading
Walking through Gregangelo Herrera’s front door is a little like stepping through Alice’s looking glass. From the Solstice Room to the Eclipse Room to the Midnight Hall, the whole thing is decorated down to the smallest detail in Winchester Mystery House–meets–Ali Baba style. Like the productions he puts on with his arts and entertainment troupe, Gregangelo and Velocity Circus, there’s some history there, as well as some fine art, some fantasy, and some pure, unadulterated ambition to entertain… Continue reading
Herbie Hatman, a sideshow artist with Velocity Circus, offers live, edible worms to guests at Teatro Zinzanni during New Leaf’s Spring Gala
Click Here to See Our VIDEOS on YouTube! San Francisco Magazine February, 2007 OUTTAKES 7:51 P.M. 2/10/2007 Hostess Jillian Manus Salzman (in vintage Chanel) plays with the help at her cancer benefit, Not shown; the ice replica of Michelangelo’s David, … Continue reading
Click Here to See Our VIDEOS on YouTube! Genesis Magazine Winter 2006/2007 Gregangelo Herrera Spins Tales Through Velocity Circus by Paul Totah For some, life imitates art. For Gregangelo Herrera ’84, his home and his business imitate his art. For … Continue reading
Click Here to See Our VIDEOS on YouTube! Arts Extra! 06/22/2006 GREGANGELO’S 1906 SHOW AT THEATRE 39 By Jamie Windborne, Arts Extra! editor Arts Extra! attended Gregangelo and Velocity Circus’ new stage show, 1906: Journey Through the Mythical City, at … Continue reading
Click Here to See Our VIDEOS on YouTube! Marin Independent Journal 06/22/2006 FANTASTIC JOURNEY By Rick Polito The stage is bathed in black light when the DayGlo butterfly flutters across the stage in dance shoes. A black velvet bag … Continue reading
Click Here to See Our VIDEOS on YouTube! San Francisco Examiner Thursday, February 2, 2006 FINDING LIFE LESSONS FAR AWAY FROM HOME By Christopher Caen …The Velocity Circus provided entertainment in between the presentations and became progressively more surreal as … Continue reading
Click Here to See Our VIDEOS on YouTube! Oroville Mercury-Register Friday, October 14, 2005 ARTOBERFEST A SMASH HIT By David C. Neilsen II/Chief Photographer A large crowd enjoys the incredible performance of Gregangelo’s Velocity Circus performers during The Art of … Continue reading
Click Here to See Our VIDEOS on YouTube! Forbes.com September 28, 2005 American India Foundation to Host Fall Benefit Gala “We are thrilled by the response we’ve received thus far for our Fall Benefit Gala,” remarks AIF President Lata Krishnan. … Continue reading
Click Here to See Our VIDEOS on YouTube! San Francisco Chronicle Wednesday, May 18, 2005 VELOCITY CIRCUS IS SO NAMED FOR GOOD REASON— its founder is a whirling dervish on and offstage! by Marianne Costantinou In a city known for … Continue reading
Click Here to See Our VIDEOS on YouTube! Honolulu Star-Bulletin Thursday, April 21, 2005 Spring Looks Star in Stunt-filled Shows Fashionably dressed performers go aerial at Ala Moana Center High style: Velocity Circus performers to put on acrobatic fashion show … Continue reading
Click Here to See Our VIDEOS on YouTube! Mill Valley Business November, 2004 Volume 11, Issue 10 Gregangelo’s Velocity Circus Comes to MV On Friday, November 5 at 8:00pm and Sunday, November 7 at 5:00pm, the 142 Throckmorton Theatre will … Continue reading
Click Here to See Our VIDEOS on YouTube! The Sacramento Bee June 21, 2003 Dervish performer puts new spin on old tradition by Fahizah Alim, Bee Staff Writer Like most children, Gregangelo loved spinning his body around in circles until … Continue reading
Click Here to See Our VIDEOS on YouTube! San Francisco Chronicle Friday, July 30, 1999 Daredevil Performers Bring Variety to the Big Top Modern circus is all acrobat, no animals By Daedalus Howell, Special to the Chronicle Some people really … Continue reading
1001 Arabian Nights Ensemble
• Sublime Arabian dance
• Acrobatics & balancing
• Ambient contortion
• Floor shows available with multiple costume looks Continue reading
These characters were commissioned for the San Francisco premier of HBO’s Game of Thrones Season 3. In the vain of the show, we created a medieval aesthetic with flourishes of fantasy and storytelling… Continue reading
• Interact with the master artists and their living master pieces
• Meet your Knight in shining armor
• Speak with oracles
• Witness the revival of cultural achievements in all forms of art! Continue reading
Join our royal hosts, Baron and Baroness Von Daisy and their exquisite cast of artists and entertainers at this most opulent Beaux Arts Ball!
Court Jesters, Heralding Trumpeters, Elegant String ensembles, Living Statues, Palm and Tarot readers, Artisans, Body Painters and Henna Artists, Insane Royal Guard, and Far East Magi delight all of your senses… Continue reading
Enter the Queen’s Salon for a Royal Treatment which includes Makeup, Wig, Wardrobe and culminates with a regal portrait with the King… Continue reading
• This variety ensemble of characters provide ambiance and charismatic antics which spring your guests back to the speakeasy days of gangsters and dames, & divas and decadence!
• Full glittering floor-shows, song & dance numbers, tap dancers, more! Continue reading
Think accordions are old fashioned- think again!
• This mysterious and spectacular musician known as -The Great Morgani- will entertain you by taking musical requests – his repertoire includes 1300 songs from all genres…
• With over 150 museum quality costume options- he will blend in (or out) of your theme décor –take your pick
• Unsurpassed musical and visual spectacle abound in this unforgettable hybrid performance Continue reading
This man will warp your mind and senses with dramatic displays of gravity-defying contortion with warped charisma!
Tarzan & Jane & Animals in the Jungle…
Safari entertainment, animal face painting, tribal dance… Continue reading
• Custom sculpts beautiful miniature glass amulets, and animals as keepsakes for your guests
• An engaging activity to watch!
Art comes to Life
Living Masterpieces and Master Artists share their wisdom with the masses…
· This world-class fine artist creates heirloom-quality & custom-designed invitations, posters, backdrops, seating tags, etc which commemorate your special event!
· May create intricate letter heads, monograms, calligraphy, stationery, and decorative marriage, birth, and other celebratory certificates and announcements
· Personal illustrations that include your birth sign and other astrological elements
Art Explodes to Life – Inspired by a multitude of Fine Arts Museum Exhibitions… Continue reading
Real life look alike brings this legend to life with interactive and stage song performances…
We Descend Mount Olympus to engage your mortal guests in blissful merryment!
• Enhance your decor beyond floral arrangements with imaginative balloon sculptures & costumes
• The professional actor, magician, mime, and clown “Balloon Man” is a master balloon manipulator whose main event is to hop around inside a giant balloon like the one shown here
• Award-winning balloon sculptor “Pat in the Hat” creates wonderous and whimsical creations Continue reading
*The “Bed in your Head” is a fantastic interactive art sculpture and video installation.
Viewers lounge in a comfortable cushioned plateau nestled inside a 14 foot high smiling mouth and surrounded by a cluster of whimsical video pods which play a series of short interviews with people of all walks of life who describe their dreams… Continue reading
Add a little Blu to your event with this highly skilled ensemble of characters, acrobatic, dancers, aerialists, and variety artists – all clad in our signature collection of opulent blue regalia. Continue reading
Our skilled visual artists create Heirloom portraits with a variety of medium…
Amazing & fun kids parties with puppets, candies, balloons, fortune telling, henna tattoos, face & body painting…
Custom Costumes Makeups Services:
As a service to our corporate and business clients, Gregangelo offers custom costume construction which may be needed for your trade shows, product launches, promotions, award ceremonies, or galas. Costumes are commissionable to own or rent. Logos, icons, or mascots will accurately be integrated into costumes. Continue reading
Your face, hands and body become the canvas for this extraordinary painting. Transform yourself into anything imaginable!
Fashion Run Away
Velocity provides dancers, models, acrobats, make up artists & characters to enhance your fashion show
The Fou Fou Ha’s are character, dancer, buffoon, pranksters and an animated performance troupe extraordinaire!
With a myriad of color-filled costumes- resembling a cross between Dr. Seuss, Antique Court Jesters and fantastic Anime characters – Fou Fou Ha! adds a fantastical element to any event with their “jaw-dropping dance numbers” that mix a “Fosse precision with a Jim Henson sensibility.” Continue reading
Funny Bunny rabbit erforms comic antics while face painting
• Meet & greet, and interactive games at children’s events
Gold costumes, arts, makeups, installations, characters,…
Add a glamorous glint of gold to your gala!
Halloween style Haunted characters, tricks and treats, makeup and prosthetics services are available year round for any occasion. Continue reading
• Exquisite traditional and contemporary Henna body decoration and crystal tattoo art
• From the pharaohs and queens of ancient Egypt to modern-day wedding parties from Morrocco to India, Henna has enjoyed a variety of applications and meanings throughout the centuries
• Henna is all-natural, safe, temporary and painless
• A unique and extraordinary way to decorate your spirit and body Continue reading
• Indulge your guests in a blissful realm with this fragrant Hookah lounge that appeals to all of the senses.
• Exotic female and male attendants prepare the opulent water pipes with sweet, sensual tobaccos…
Experience the passion of the Iberian Peninsula with these fascinating dances
> This winged woman brings a magical and charismatic presence to the portal of your event— spreading good will and fortune to all she embraces…
> May perform on the ground or flown as an extravagant aerial deity Continue reading
Indiana Jones characters for public shows, private parties and corporate events…
• Dru& Dance shows
• Mystery Puzzle games
• Whip cracking
• more! Continue reading
Latin dancing & drumming, Mambo, Carmen, Zorro all stars…
• Fantasitc opulent greeting character and ambient spectacle
•Kings & Queens
• Sensual & elegant vampire
Marie Antoinette characters in Marie Antoinette hair, makeup & costumes perform and entertain guests…
Magic, madness, and mayhem abound as our acrobatic monkeys entertain with loveable and spectacular energy and antics…
Moulin Rouge character ensembles in Moulin Rouge hair, makeup & costumes…
• Phenomenal acrobatic dance floor shows…
From virtuosos to impersonators, to bizarre oddities, these musical characters will keep your guests motivated…
Mystic Pixies Youth Contortion Ensemble
Ambient and stage act artistic gymnastics, contortion, ribbon dances, hoop and club manipulation…
NEBULAR -Bubble Sculptures-
• Fantastic Bubble-Sculpting Stage Shows, Workshops
• Mesmerizing Ambient Bubble Extravaganzas
• Dancing / • Flirt with guests / • Dress guests as nerds
A real lady-killer!!
Paparazzi taking photos of celebrities & guests at corporate events, private parties and public performances …
Vintage to contemporary media costumes and media devices available (cameras/recorders phones).
Pharaoh, Cleopatra and Egyptian characters…
• Transcribes guest names into hieroglyphics
• Ancient Drumming and Dancing
Photo booth for corporate events, private parties…
• Engage your guests with genuine photo booths that everyone cherishes, and leave them with an heirloom photo memory of your occasion.
Pirates & Mermaids in Treasure chests with kids & adults…
• Face painting, Treasure hunt, Relay games, Puppet show…
Plate spinning- Fantastic manipulations defy gravity and mesmerize both on stage and interactive…
Pure, rare, and eternal – platinum is the highest level of service. Let our platinum ensemble pamper you with pleasures fit for the gods and goddesses…
Characters inspired by the literary legend, Edgar Allan Poe, come to life and intrigue guests with profound sensitivity and macabre ambiance.
This collaboration between Gregangelo, a San Francisco, USA based performing/ multi-media artist, and Raghava KK, a Bangalore, India based visual/fine artist, was commissioned by the American India Foundation and presented in San Jose, CA. Continue reading
Commissioned by California College of the Arts to celebrate their 100 year anniversary
Gregangelo creates an art filled environment to engage the senses of the most masterful and influential artists…
Heliopolis-City of the Sun-
From the fabled city of ancient Egyptian gods to the contemporary stages of the world, Gregangelo and Velocity Arts presents a stellar cast of international performing artists, museum quality costuming and a breathtaking journey through the space/time continuum. Heliopolis is rich with mesmerizing music, awe-inspiring dance, gravity defying circus arts and captivating multi-media visual effects.
Produce a runway show with your guests as a super model.
Public opening of the Gaultier fashion exhibit at the de Young museum San Francisco.
We are working on designing an installation for the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art for an event in May… Continue reading
Ye Olde Velocity Circus Pirate Academy Commissioned by Festival of Sail San Francisco As one of the most compelling adventures during the Festival of Sail, Gregangelo presented a highly theatrical and interactive tented environment for kids of all ages while … Continue reading
• Bizarre and beautiful characters
• Ranging from comical to diabolical
• Story-telling, Master of ceremonies
• Interactive and spectacular variety of antics Continue reading
Ring Master of ceremonies, emcee, interactive character, story teller, instigator and provocateur…
• This hybird artist Salvador Dali/Dolly Parton performs engaging visual arts antics while singing!
• Brilliant and bizarre!
The concept of the labyrinth began in ancient times and has become established as an archetype and a metaphor for the course of life’s journey… Continue reading
Helping Santa Claus in Christmas holidays…
• Pass out goodies from giant stocking
Enthrall guests with this mesmerizing Far Eastern enchanter
•Indulge your guests in this luxurious realm of pampering pleasures.
•Treatments may include: facials with steam treatment; head, hand, and full body massage; aromatherapy; manicures and pedicures; and wacky hair salon
•Your guests are sure to look and feel refreshed! Continue reading
Interactive Sportsmen and women get your guests off the couch and up and playing…
These perfect hostesses will make your special event a tidy affair!
Comedic antics abound as these luncheon ladies interact and serve your guests with impeccable ease until they short circuit and their programs malfunction! Continue reading
Super Heroes Characters & Ensembles
Super Hero aerialists, contortionists, acrobatics, stilters and more…
• Comedy Fortune-telling
• Strolling or Seated Face-painting
• Hilarious Madame of Ceremonies
• Hilarious Psychic Shopping Network stage act Continue reading
*Our Signature Velocity V Troupe is a highly skilled hybrid ensemble of acrobats/aerialists/dancers/specialty artists/comics/stunt people all in their prime. Continue reading
Nordic warriors create a plundering good time….
Characters, makeup & costumes
The Asparagus Family Circus show was commissioned by the Stockton Asparagus festival for their center stage Continue reading
FOUNDER/OWNER AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, GREGANGELO & VELOCITY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY, WHIRLING DETVISH
Gregangelo is the founding and artistic director Continue reading
SALES & EVENT DESIGN
Denise Adkins brings a lifetime of achievement in the Event Continue reading
A commission from the SF de Young Museum for installation in the Kimball education gallery in tandem with the International touring King TUT exhibit
SALES & EVENT DESIGN
Originally from the East Coast, Jacqie relocated to Los Angeles Continue reading