Stefan Haves


cirque comique

stefan haves author
"Dip into HA! and connect to your brave and hilarious self." -- John Tesh
6x Emmy® winning musician / TV host

The Power of HA! offers the keys to public ease, This book is your ticket to expressive freedom, whether you crave or dread the spotlight. Stefan Haves takes us on a ride through the art and heart of comedy, celebrating our shared humanity in this part memoir, part hero biography, and full guide to creative liberty.

STEFAN HAVES is an award-winning theatre and Cirque director who has coached and directed thousands of performers for over forty years. Millions of spectators worldwide have enjoyed his bold creations. Haves collaborated with Bill Irwin and David Shiner on the Tony Award*-winning production Fool Moon before he was poached by Cirque du Soleil for his skills as a comic act designer, casting partner, and master teacher. He has lent his unique vision to such luminaries as Joan Baez, Val Kilmer, John Leguizamo, and Tim Robbins. Haves travels the world to conduct speaking engagements, from TEDx talks to blue-chip company appearances. He continues to lead master classes around the globe, delving into themes such as creative potential, stage presence, authentic connection, and empathy.

"Your book filled my heart with so much. I am awash with gratitude." -- David Shiner
Tony® winning director / performer