Bendy Em, Australia
Contortion Bendy Em will have you on the edge of your seat as she twists and contorts her body into mind boggling positions. Watch and be amazed as she squeezes her entire body into a 16" box balanced on a 7' tower. A fun filled show for all ages that should not be missed. After having her first baby late last year, she is excited to be back performing!
Living Statue Cartoonette, a living statue from Lisbon/Portugal, seems to have escaped from a drawing into reality. She's a very lively character who captivates the audience's eye with her cartoon-like appearance, assuming a bidimensional shape. She offers spontaneous moments of entertainment, surprises and many laughs with her peculiar mood. A playful act where everyone can be the star of the show.
Cate Great, United States
Hand balancing, Juggling, Rola Bola What can be said about the Cate Great show that isn’t in the name? Cate, from Boston, USA, was trained at the Quebec Circus School and is a seventeen-year veteran of circus stage and street shows. You will be charmed by her wit and astounded by her skill when she blends high-end circus with unique comedy. She’s performed in 11 different countries including: Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Dubai as well as most of the United States and Canada. She’s charming, she’s talented –- she’s not just great, she’s Cate Great!
Chalkmaster Dave, Canada
Chalk Artist Chalkmaster Dave is a Toronto born artist whose specialty is chalk art. This unique art form has won him numerous awards across Canada and around the world. In addition to his incredible 3D chalk creations, Chalkmaster Dave's artwork also extends to murals and paintings on canvas, walls, and ceilings. If you blink for a moment you won't miss anything....but if you blink for 5 or 6 days you will miss it, and probably bump into things.
Flyin' Hawaiian, United States
Chinese Pole, Hula Hoop, Comedy Imagine that a three-ring circus and a Hawaiian vacation had a baby -- that's the Flyin' Hawaiian show. Having delighted audiences in over 10 countries and performing in 6 languages, this family show is loved around the world. With the zest and sweetness of a pineapple, grace of a dolphin, and jokes as great as your Dad's, Sara, from Kona, Hawaii, will whisk you away to the best vacation/most thrilling circus show you have ever experienced.
Hoop You, Canada
Fire, Hula Hoop, Comedy Hoop You will perform an epic fire show on Friday and Saturday evenings at 11 pm. This all girl fire show is presented by HIP Developments. Watch and be amazed as Bella Magic, Scarlet Black, Vita and Colleen Costello, from Toronto, take you through a journey of fire and dance using fire hula hoops, poi and other unique fire props. A fun show for the whole family. How do they learn? By playing of course... with fire!
Roving Characters Joining us this year, from Quebec and Peru, are some unusual travellers…
Waykaru is a playful and extravagant character from another world. Although a little awkward with its long legs and large tail, Waykaru is very excited to discover the world around him. He enjoys interacting with people and is certainly very sociable and playful! From Waykaru's eyes, our world is very intriguing!
Grumpy vagabond, in between grotesque and comic, Aroldo has a well-assumed personality! He roams the streets, without worrying too much about conventions. Seeking to fulfill his needs and desires, he does not hesitate to meet people and look for things that interest him... even in their pockets! Aaaah Aroldo, what a funny weirdo!
Incendia Motus, Canada
Fire Juggling, Fire Breathing, Comedy From Halifax, Nova Scotia, Incendia Motus is a powerhouse of skill, flair and energy! "Incendia" comes from the Latin word for fire and "Motus" from the Greek word for motion; a fitting description for a mind-blowing troupe that will keep you on the edge of your seat. With a unique blend of acrobatics, fire, comedy (and just a hint of danger), Incendia Motus is guaranteed to entertain and amaze audiences of all ages.
Magic Breakers, Belgium/United States
Break Dancing, Comedy What time is it? Showtime! Enter the universe of the Magic Breakers, a stunning visual performance that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Picture four international top-class performers, from Belgium and the USA, blending historic breakdancing moves with a modern circus twist, crowd interaction and comedy that has all ages laughing with raucous enthusiasm. Every show is uniquely catered to the moment, so get ready to meet four hilarious characters in a spectacle unlike no other show that leaves audiences coming back for more!
Mat Velvet and Charlie Show, Canada
Acrobatics, German Wheel, Comedy Shockingly funny and astoundingly skillful, Mat Velvet, star and wheel god, selflessly shares his talent with you. Monsieur Velvet sports a superb moustache, oozes charisma, and has a little tag along... for the sake of ease let’s call him Charlie. Mat, smooth as Velvet, tolerates a small, eager, and annoying wannabe with a huge secret. This original blend offers an astounding display of acrobatic prowess wrapped in a hilarious crinkly wrapper with a stunning twist at the end.
Pancho Libre, Mexico
Chinese Pole, Cyr Wheel Pancho has warmed the hearts of thousands across the globe performing his incredibly energetic, highly-skilled, comedic acrobatic show, designed for all ages. Get ready to be entertained as you witness his playfulness unfold, and get ready to be amazed when he performs impossible feats of strength with some pretty impressive props; including the Roué Cyr wheel, the traditional Chinese Feitcha and a pole! All this in a non-stop action packed show… with REAL Mexican flavour.
Rob Roy Collins, United Kingdom
Acrobatics, Escape Artist, Comedy Combining comedy, escapology and acrobatics, there is a perfect blend of laughter, danger and excitement in the Rob Roy Collins show. Improvisation, quick witted wise cracks and crowd participation create a unique atmosphere that leaves audiences both in amazement and hysterics. This highly polished show has made Rob, a favourite among all ages and nationalities.