Dr Hubble, the bubble man from Byron Bay is actually world renowned circus and sideshow artist, Shep Huntly.
All his life Shep knew he wanted to be on stage. He did his first performances in primary school, was in all the school plays through out secondary school and studied acting at University.
Shep discovered circus while studying for his BA at Federation University in Ballarat. He spent the next few years performing in a three man show called Circus in a Suitcase. They performed at hundreds of schools, agricultural shows and festivals throughout Victoria.
In the early 1990s Shep became a solo street performer and traveled all over Australia busking at festivals and on the streets of our major cities. In the mid 1990s Shep went to England and Europe and continued busking and street performing. Shep has now performed his solo street shows at hundreds of festivals in 26 countries, including returning to the famous Edinburgh festival sixteen times.
In the year 200 Shep was a co- founder of Australia’s first post modern sideshow ” The Happy Sideshow”.
The Happy Sideshow performed at prestigious festivals all over the world, made numerous TV appearances in many countries and were invited to create four different shows to be performed in the Sydney Opera House.
Since then Shep has created two other very successful shows, The League of Sideshow Superstars and The Dark Party. Both of these shows have kept Shep touring around the country and the world for the last ten years.
Now his daughter is in school Shep has created a show aimed at families and children. Dr Hubble brings twenty five years of international show biz experience and a new found love of bubbles together to create a wonderful show for all ages.