JOSEPH DOMINIK BAUER
Switzerland - Our RINGMASTER & 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 thrills are astonishing. His numerous Daredevil feats, over 40 years, include performances on the 50’ Wheel of Destiny, High Wire, Stunts, Skywalks, Sway Poles, & the Inclined Motorcycle. He has been featured on every major network in the United States, headlined Cirque du Soleil, Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus, Circus Sarasota, Equitana USA, Piccadilly Circus, and more. Today Joseph Bauer is one of the most sought-after ringmasters in the circus world.
CLAUDIA ALVARADO BAUER
AERIALIST from Mexico
Claudia Bauer is a sensational Aerialist and Flying Trapeze artist whose family goes back 5 generations in the circus world. Her outstanding talents, athletic prowess, grace, beauty and daring maneuvers have taken her across Canada and throughout North and South America. This year her beautiful, vibrant, aerial act will be performed on the Silks, as the TZ Aerialists will accompany Claudia high in the air in gorgeous Bollywood Extravaganza under the Big Top Cupola. Claudia also performs with husband, Joseph Bauer as an assistant on the Wheel of Destiny.
THE GUERRERO'S HIGH WIRE TROUPE
Hailed as the only high wire act of its kind in North America, the fantastic four Guerrero's High Wire Troupe is an award-winning act at the all-new Royal Canadian Circus 2024. They are the new stars of the future in the circus world executing dynamic acrobatic maneuvers 25' in the air. They have taken the high wire to whole new level where there no room for error. It's all about precision, strength, and perfection as they meticulously perform what few would ever try. You will be blown away!
HUMAN CANNON BALL, from Mexico
Hailing from Mexico City, Leo Garcia is a sixth-generation circus artist with an emphasis on death-defying stunt acts. Leo stands with remarkably few in history to carry the title of “human cannon ball”. Utilizing complicated physics, secrets passed through generations, and sheer bravery, human cannonballs have dazzled audiences since the late 19th century.
Leo says, “I love the circus, I love to perform, I love to thrill the audience, I am blessed to call this my nine to five”.
COMEDY AND UNICYCLE from Argentina
A fifth-generation circus performer, Pacusito entered the ring at 3 years of age with his Argentinian family and he has never looked back. Now the 20-year-old is making his mark in Comedy a pro on Unicyclist.
Videla performs on a variety of Unicycles with excitement, precision, and skill. And how about when he rides 20’ in the air under the Big Top, bravely navigating like none other his age? The unique tricks and stunts, on Unicycles makes Pacusito
a one of a kind!
When it comes to comedy, Pacusito will get the audience going with laughter, gags, and just good clean fun for everyone. And you won’t forget his sister, Lucita. She’ll knock your socks off. It’s a comedy family and you’ll love ‘em!
CHU CHUAN - HO DIABOLO
TEMPO DIABLO from Taiwan
Chu Chuan-Ho became fascinated by the art of diabolo (juggling) and began practicing at the age of 20. Renowned for his speed, power, and incredible acrobatic moves, he has performed extensively throughout Taiwan, Europe, Peru, and the USA. This is his first time in Canada.
Chu’s mind-boggling act involves manipulating a pair of sticks, string and juggling diabolos. You’ll see a maze of flying objects that will get you out of your seats as “Chu” performs
, and conquers the Diabolo at crazy speeds that has never been seen like this before.
ROLLERBLADING & QUICKCHANGE from HUNGARY-BRAZIL
Karoly and Ana Zeman have taken their athletic prowess to the world class circus ring. Karoly, a 3rd generation circus performer, trained the Hungarian circus school. In the 1990’s, he was a Hungarian national BMX champion, and stood on the podium as a World BMX Champion medalist. His many skills have taken him around the world, including Hungary, Moscow, England, and he has performed in front of Queen Elizabeth.
Wife Ana, of Brazilian decent, followed suit, and with Karoly became world class Roller Bladers. The Duo received unanimous “Yes” votes from the Judges on Americas Got Talent in 2016. The beautiful couple spins, lifts, and performs daring stunts like non other. It’s all about trust and dedication while combining artistry and sport. Simply astonishing!
And when comes to a dazzling act, the Zeman Duo Quick Change is real entertainment as they miraculously change in nano seconds. You may ask, “how do they do that”? Well, you may never know the answer as the Zeman’s act is lightning fast and quite unbelievable. Don’t blink, you may miss something!
The BOLLYWOOD AERIALISTS
The beautiful Bollywood Ladies of the Air features aerialist artists from Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Argentina and Canada. Led by Claudia Bauer they glide effortlessly through the air, high above the circus ring. This team of amazing aerialists represent the multi-cultural talent of the Royal Canadian International Circus 2024 under the Big Top. And how about the costumes? Magnificent!
FERNANDEZ GLOBE OF DEATH
The Fabulous 4 Fernandez Globe of Death Motorcycles are outstanding. The professional foursome fearlessly throttle their motorbikes around the inside of a heavy steel cage while performing stunts at up to 80km/h. Led by the Fernandez Brothers, Brandon and Hugo, these 6th generation performers, have wowed audiences throughout the world and they continue to execute their dangerous maneuvers while pushing it to the limit. Quite simply, this is a dangerous act that you won’t forget – guaranteed!
CANADIAN TRIBUTE TROUPE
The TZ Troupe open the show with a Canadian Tribute production. You’ll love the dance, choreography, and the incredible costumes. It’s the finest of beauty and talent!