COMIC FACILITATOR

COMIC FACILITATOR

Fire-Circus-Magic fused with comedy and audience participation,
Influenced by W.C. Fields and traditional vaudevillian entertainment.

Carlton, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Description: Fire-Circus-Magic fused with comedy and audience participation
This show is a comedy juggling and manipulation act, with audience interaction. From hat and cane, to whipping the cigarette out of the mouth, and a comedy version of the 100 foot rope escape. Finishing with high impact fire manipulation and Duo Adagio. (Slow Acrobatics)  Influenced by W.C. Fields and traditional vaudevillian entertainment.

This show is ideal for after dinner entertainment at corporate functions or private events, moreover the show can be divided into variety entertainment spots in Gala or Cabaret style events. In this case other juggling props such as: shaker cups, clubs, balls, and up to 4 hats can be introduced.

Duration:
1 X 20 - 30 minute solo / duo show or 4 X 5 - 10 minute solo and duo acts
Custom shows have been Choreographed and Directed. Street Style Shows can be 45 – 60 minutes.

Training:
7 years Wushu (Martial Arts) Training in and 1 month in
Since 1994 Trial and Error with new & old equipment both on and off stages
Short Courses in Acting, Mime, and Juggling
Mentoring with Magicians, Mime Artists, and Jugglers

Skills:
fire artistry-  breathing, eating, juggling, twirling, and dancing with fire props, such as poi (chains), opening fans, crosses, clubs, sticks, Samoan knives, hips, Adagio (human pyramids)
object manipulation-  whip cracking, hat tricks,  juggling  (balls / cups / clubs)
magic- Close up Magic (Ropes, Cards, elastic bands, Impromptu objects)

- Stage Magic (Children’s / Street / Corporate) Escapology

Experience: Some highlight events

2006 Lexus Christmas Party @ Lexus Centre ( Melbourne Park )
Performed 20 minute Feature Show
2006 Gina Fibre Glass 25th Anniversary Party @ Brighton Savoy (Gala Room)
Performed 20 minute Feature Show
2006 A.S.M. Australian Society of Magicians fundraising show @ Carlton Courthouse Theatre
Performed 2 X 10 minute Feature Shows
2005 13 Yr Birthday (Barmitsvah) @ Palladium (Crown Complex)
Roving Stilt Character 40 minutes & Performed 1 X 20 minute Feature Show
2005 Link Recruitment @ Rialto Observatory Deck
Performed Roving Close up Magic / Juggling / Comedy

Testimonials:

26.5.2007 Make a Wish A.G.M. event @ Bayview Eden Hotel in Albert Park

 Chris performed a feature 30 minute after dinner show

“Your excitement, skills and professionalism shone through and certainly helped us to create some very special magic on the night. All present enjoyed your performance immensely.” Di Cahill

2.5.2006 St Vincent ’s Institute Pink and Black Ball @ Sumac Melbourne

Chris performed a meet and greet character and a feature 20 minute show

“The performance itself was truly amazing and skillful.” Prudence Chang

13.8.2004 Ernst and Young Awards night @ Atlantic South Wharf Melbourne

Chris Directed and Choreogrphed 4 Fire Artists, 2 Belly Dancers and 3 Percussionists for a Meet and Greet Component and 20 minute Feature Show

“The Show and performers really set the scene for the night and pumped the crowd up for a fantastic evening.” Brendan Shaw
 
 

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