Sara “Toby” Moore
Sara “Toby” Moore is San Francisco’s beloved and critically lauded “poet clown” and creative director of Thrillride Mechanics, the world’s first “clown opera company,” currently in residence at Z Space in San Francisco. With four decades as a performer, director, teacher, and writer, their substantial body of creative work covers the full spectrum of performance and spans multiple mediums including the big top, casinos, film, off-Broadway, and circus-theater. National credits include the Krofft Puppets, Merv Griffin Productions, and Royal Caribbean. Regional highlights include Circus Center, New Pickle Circus, Make*A*Circus, Circus Bella, Aurora Theatre, Center Rep, Brava, and Oasis. Toby believes that sing-alongs, opera, and symphonic music are the cures for all woes!