Amancay Kugler is a circus artist and administrator in Chicago. Following her time at HPI and her graduation from Haverford College, Amancay participated in the Aloft Circus Arts Full Time Training Program, where she majored in Lyra (Aerial Hoop) and minored in Aerial Sling. She now works as a circus instructor for children and adults at schools around Chicago. In addition, Amancay works with several artistic companies as an administrator, specializing in business and event management. Recently, Amancay started her own circus performance company, Yes Ma’am Circus. This contemporary circus group focuses on creating original, story-based circus shows.