ENO 1819 Akhnaten Chris Patfield

Chris Patfield

Skills Ensemble

Chris Patfield has a degree at the National Centre for Circus Arts specialising in slack rope and juggling.

Previously for ENO: Akhnaten

Career Highlights

He also completed a post-graduate course researching the relationship between juggling and music as part of an MA at the Danshogskolan in Stockholm. In 2009 he took part in the high-wire world championships, crossing a world record-breaking distance of 1km, 27m above the Han river in Seoul.

In 2010 he was seen walking above the streets of Jaipur in the ICC Cricket World Cup TV commercial. He has toured with No Fit State, Stumble Dance Circus, and performed as an actor/circus artist and stage fighter in productions at the ROH and Glyndebourne.

He is currently co-creating Gibbon, a new juggling piece with Jose Triguero while touring with Gandini Juggling.

Last updated: 27th December 2023