Ottavio and Naomi Gesmundo (Mr. and Mrs. G.)
MR. & MRS. G aka Ottavio Gesmundo and Naomi Brenkman Gesmundo first met while performing in Elton John and Time Rice’s Aida in The Netherlands. It was love at first sight and the beginning of an amazing 15-year collaboration. MR. & MRS. G have extensive performing credits including The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, The Britney Spears Circus, Spider-Man Live! At Radio City Music Hall and Le Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde.
Ottavio hails from six generations of circus performers and is the co-author with his grandfather of The Grand Gypsy. He has appeared in over 25 productions in Las Vegas as a dancer, singer and stuntman and was an original cast member and fight captain for the musical Saturday Night Fever on Broadway. Television credits include The Billboard Music Awards, Penn & Teller’s Sin City Spectacular and The Macy’s Day Parade to name a few. Ottavio is also an acclaimed director, choreographer and stunt coordinator and was especially celebrated for his stunt direction and choreography on the National Tour of Spider-Man Live. Together with Naomi, Ottavio choreographed and starred in The Vampire Circus, performed in Panama and Miami Beach.
Naomi was born in Utrecht, Holland where she began her martial arts training at the age of 3. She attended the Royal Academy of Ballet in Amsterdam and then graduated from the Academy of Dance in Rotterdam with a degree in Classical Ballet and Folklorist Dance with additional specialties in contemporary, jazz, flamenco, character dance and choreography. Naomi has enjoyed an extensive performing career of dancing and singing throughout Europe, Canada and the U.S. She was an original member of the hit recording group Alice DeeJay. Television credits include Top of the Pops UK, MTV Awards in The Netherlands and The British Fashion Awards.
Ottavio & Naomi are proud to be choreographers for Omnium’s bold new show I’m Possible. Dance and stunt choreography credits include: Spider-Man Live! at Radio City Music Hall and Equity National Tour, Pippin at Goodspeed Opera House and Equity National Tour, Britney Spears Circus (tour video) Contemporary West Dance Theatre, Las Vegas Civic Ballet, CIRQUESA, and Krystallpalast Variety Theatre in Germany.
MR. & MRS. G continue to astound audiences around the world with their death-defying crossbow act and are known for their artistry and flair for drama in performing a unique integration of dance, martial arts and daring stunts.