Gypsy Snider wrote, directed and/or co directed 7 Fingers shows SisterS, Réversible, Intersection, Amuse, Traces, and Loft. She has choreographed televised feature performances for America’s Got Talent, Her Majesty’s Royal Variety Performance, the illusionist Darcy Oake’s Edge of Reality, and a Bench Denim and Underwear fashion show in the Philippines. In 2013, working with director Diane Paulus on a new vision of Pippin, she integrated circus into the revival of the Broadway musical. Gypsy’s work on Pippin earned her a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award. Gypsy is also a guest teacher and guest director at the National Circus School of Montreal. In 2015, she received the Evolving Circus Award in New York City.
Originally from San Francisco, Gypsy is the daughter of the founders of The Pickle Family Circus. After receiving her degree in physical theatre from the Accademia Teatro Dimitri in Switzerland in 1993, she performed internationally for 18 years, with Cirque du Soleil and many others.