John Gilkey has performed internationally for more than thirty years in circus, variety, comedy clubs, theater and television. He has played a lead role in four Cirque Du Soleil productions; Quidam, Dralion,Varekai, and Iris. For each of these shows John developed and performed totally original characters and routines. With Cirque Du Soleil alone John has performed live for more than three million people. John also directed and performed in the clown troupe in Franco Dragone’s spectacular water show, Le Reve, in Las Vegas. In 2002 John was invited to Pixar Studios to consult on physical comedy routines that were eventually included in the Oscar winning film Ratatouille.