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Edmonton’s Home for Circus Arts

In the Theatre​​

Firefly Theatre, Alberta’s award-winning Aerial Circus Performance Company, performs on the ground and in the air, creating original live performances that fuse the genres of circus and theatre.

In the Studio

Firefly Aerial & Circus Arts is the longest running aerial arts program in Alberta.

Now in our 12th year, our adult-focused program teaches community members to fly in a safe, supportive and fun environment.

Come fly with us!

Firefly Entertains

Edmonton Event Awards Entertainer of the Year, 2016!

Firefly performs at many events all over Alberta and beyond, for event planners, corporate functions, awards shows, festivals and more.
We have appeared in a wide variety of venues, showcasing an array of skills. Contact us for information.

​What We Do

Firefly Theatre is known for thought-provoking thrills and stunning displays of athleticism and grace. Alberta’s award-winning Aerial Circus Performance Company has captivated audiences nation-wide and beyond with their unique fusion of Aerial Arts and Live Theatre. Their work has been presented at festivals and events throughout North America and beyond, including the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D. C., the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver, WinterCity Festival (Toronto), five consecutive Grey Cup Festivals and Canada Day in London, England.
Firefly Theatre’s work is unique in Alberta and has been described as “spectacular and breathtaking,” The Sun, “gorgeous and terrifying,” Vue Weekly and “fresh, funny, neck-craning spectacles,” The Journal.
Firefly Theatre established Alberta’s first Aerial Arts Program in 2004, offering circus classes and workshops to community members. The company has been honoured with a City of Edmonton Excellence Award in Arts and Culture and a Mayor’s Award for Innovative Artistic Direction.

Firefly Theatre has been an integral component of our road show from onset of our newly launched event attraction program, Edmonton Festival City in a Box presented by TransAlta. They’ve been brilliant wowing our audiences and have been the consummate professionals to work with!

Jenifer Christenson
Director, Marketing & Communications
Edmonton Tourism