JOSEPH DOMINIC BAUER from Switzerland – Our RINGMASTER and DAREDEVIL Extraordinaire! Born to Swiss parents, Joseph Dominik Bauer comes from a 9th generation pedigree of circus performers. His accomplishments in the world of the circus and aerial thrillsare astonishing. His numerous Daredevil feats over 35 years include performances on the 50’ Wheel of Destiny, High Wire, Stunts, Skywalks, Sway Poles, & the Incline Motorcycles. He has been featured on every major network in the United States, headlined Cirque de Soleil, Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus, Circus Sarasota, Equitana USA, Piccadilly Circus, Moscow Cirque and more. And now Joseph Bauer happens to also be one of the finest and most sought after ringmasters in the circus world today.
DUO GUERRERO 4 MAN HIGH WIRE from Portugal This is the only act of its kind in the world. Originally from Portugal, wife Aura and Werner Cardinali and their troupe will execute unbelievable acrobatic manoeuvres with 4 wire walkers in daring stunts and footwork across the High Wire while Aura is singing. They wowed the judges in Americas Got Talent in 2016; Judge Howie Mandel said, “this was the most amazing death defying thing I have ever seen”. Over the past 30 years this incredible husband-wife duo has won every prestigious Gold Medal award throughout Europe, been featured at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, headlined Television Specials, recorded albums, and traveled the world performing. Get ready to sit on the edge of your seats in amazement!
The magnificent S. CALEB CORINCI-ASCH EQUESTRIANS & ACROBATS are featured in the newly released movie “The Great Showman with Hugh Jackman”. You’ll be blown away by this horse and rider acrobatic equestrian team, displaying complexity, finesse, and stunts fearlessly; atop a galloping horse. You’ll experience real European medieval artistry and romanticism. Combining equine feats, incredible athleticism, beauty and amazing choreography; expect equestrian skill at it’s best.
THE CHINESE ACROBATS TROUPE is a traditional Chinese cultural showcase masterfully presented with movement of acrobatics, beauty, colour, and wonder. The cast pushes the stunts, skits, and feats to extraordinary limits. You’ll be mesmerized as The Chinese Acrobats perform manoeuvres that you’ve never seen before that includes; Hoop Diving, Chinese Pole, Contortionists, Diablo, and Chinese Lion Dance. The finest celebration of Chinese circus history is a virtual feast for the eyes.
Incredible ANDREA & MARTIN GONZALES AERIAL STRAP from Peru & Puerto Rico are 5th generation circus artist performers. Since the age of 3 Martin has mastered almost every extreme thrill act in the circus today and now, with rigorous training and discipline, the 29-year old has developed an explosive magical Duo Strap Act with his wife, Andrea. As they perform their aerial manoeuvres, with unparalleled gymnastic ability, beauty and strength you can see why these world class athletes are truly renowned!
The thrilling TOMMY TEQUILA (Thomas Aguila) is a one-of-a-kind Juggling act like no other. Quite simply he will out-perform, dazzle and astound. Tommy Tequila is the worlds fastest juggler and is a world record holder for juggling 9 ping pong balls with his mouth. He has performed around the globe that has included Cirque du Soleil, Barnum and Bailey, television features and film. It’s an outstanding display of precision, speed and agility as he pushes the limits of what’s possible. Don’t blink, you may miss something. This astounding Tommy Tequila is non-stop!
The BILEA TRANSFORMATION QUICK CHANGE ACT with Vyorel and Elena Bilea is unlike anything you have seen before. With a blink of the eye, a split-second transformation occurs. Impossible? Perhaps. But anything is possible with the magical Bileas! The BILEAS family, from Romania, have performed around the world and headlined in Las Vegas.
Whirly Twirling ELENA BILEA will display an incredible Hula Hoop maze. It’s fun, fast and you’ll be mesmerized at the precision of the hula hoops as they spin and twirl, defying gravity.
The TARZAN ZERBINI DANCERS AND AERIALISTS The beautiful and colourful Tarzan Zerbini Dancers and Aerialists are talented performing artists and help us all focus on and celebrate Canada’s multicultural landscape and our peoples’ backgrounds as this amazing entourage travels across our great land.