Alberto Longo was born in Rome on the 14th July 1978. He grows up in Turin and starting from 1994 begins his training as a juggler, he takes part in several conventions (European Juggling Convention, Turin 1996).
In 1998 he moves to Rome and attend I.S.E.F a university  of sport where he meets Nicoletta. Alberto continues his training as a juggler, he gets to know the roman jugglers’ life and starts working in the troupe “Jokers” and “Gravità Zero” as a juggler.
In 2002  he studied at I.S.E.F. and soon after participates to one of the university projects for juggling teaching to students of middle school.
In 2004 after a one-year-experience in Barcelona, Alberto decides to expand his experience in the hand-in-hand acrobatic duo technique attending a stage at the circus schools of art “Rogelio Rivel” in Barcelona (2004 – 2005) and later at the “Theatre Cirqule” in Geneve -Switzerland- (2005 – 2006) where he bumps into Nicoletta once again and together  decide to work  to the hand-in-hand technique. The two artists decide to continue their training as a hand-in-hand duo at the circus scholl of art “Zofy” in Sion (2006 -2007; 2007 -2008).

Starting from the year 2006 Alberto works with Nicoletta to their project the troupe CIRCUS238.

Nicoletta Carpentieri was born in Rome on the 16th October 1979. in 2001 starts her hobby for juggling, she participates to several conventions (European Juggling Convention: Bremen 2002, Svendborg 2003) and starts working in the animation field.
In 2002 – 2003 she gets her degree at the I.U.S.M. of Rome, where she meets Alberto for the first time.
Nicoletta decides to do her professional training in the circus school of art “Carampa” in Madrid (2003-2004). This is when she also works as a juggler and acrobat with the “El trio tomaya” troupe performing the street show “Equilibri Instabili” in Spain and later in Italy.
In the years 2004 and 2005 she decides to attend a master course in acrobatics and hand-stand, at the circus school of art “Rogelio Rivel” in Barcelona, working at the same time as a juggler and acrobat both in Italy (Veroli, August 2005, Caorle, September 2005)  and Spain with the troupe “Ilduogionico” with the street show “Equilibri Instabili” cleverly re-studied.
Later on she decides to attend the circus school of art “Teartre Cirqule” of Geneve (2005 – 2006) where continues to expand her experience in the hand-stand and after meeting Alberto for the second time starts working with him at the  hand-in-hand technique.  The two artists decide to continue their path together ar a hand-in-hand duo at the circus school of art “Zofy” of Sion (2006 -2007; 2007 – 2008). Starting from the year 2006 Nicoletta works with Alberto at their project the troupe CIRCO238.