MR. & MRS. G. a.k.a. Ottavio Gesmundo & Naomi Brenkman Gesmundo have performed crossbow stunts around the world from intimate cabaret / variety / burlesque revues and nightclubs to grand production shows, circuses, corporate events and national and international television shows. They are seasoned professionals with extensive performing credits that include The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, The Britney Spears Circus (opening video segment), Spider-Man Live! at Radio City Music Hall & US National Tour and Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida in The Netherlands, which was the First International Company for the Disney Theatrical musical. Naomi & Ottavio met and fell in love in Amsterdam while performing together in Aida, where Naomi served as Dance Captain & Swing and Ottavio as Fight Captain & Ensemble Performer.
Ottavio (MR. G.) hails from over six generations of circus performers. He has appeared in over 20 productions in Las Vegas as a dancer, singer & stuntman and was an original cast member and fight captain for the musical Saturday Night Fever on Broadway. His television credits include The Billboard Music Awards with Aerosmith & The Spice Girls, Penn & Teller’s Sin City Spectacular & The Macy’s Day Parade to name a few. Ottavio is also an acclaimed Director, Choreographer & Stunt Coordinator and was especially celebrated for his stunt direction & choreography on the National Tour of Spider-Man Live! Ottavio also choreographed the circus aerial segments & was Fight Director for the Goodspeed production & National Tour of the musical Pippin. Together with Naomi, Ottavio Produced, Directed, Choreographed and Starred in The Viper Vixens, which performed at O’Shea’s Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.
Naomi (MRS. G.) was born in Utrecht Holland, where she began her martial arts training at the age of 4. She attended the Royal Academy of Ballet in Amsterdam and then graduated from the Academy of Dance in Rotterdam with a Teachers Degree in Classical Ballet & Folkloristic Dance with additional specialties in Contemporary, Jazz, Flamenco, Character Dance & Choreography. Naomi has enjoyed an extensive performing career of dancing and singing throughout Europe, Canada and the US. Naomi was Associate Choreographer and Swing for the National Tour of Spider-Man Live! Resident Choreographer, Dance Captain & Swing for the musical Miss Saigon in The Netherlands and was also an original member of the hit recording group Alice DeeJay. Television credits include two appearances on Top of The Pops UK, MTV Awards in The Netherlands & The British Fashion Awards at The Royal Albert Hall.