Firefly Theatre & Circus
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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.
Let There Be Height
June 8th & 9th
Let There Be Height: An Aerial Cabaret is Firefly Theatre's annual showcase and fundraiser for our Aerial Arts Program. Now in its twelfth year, this unique performance event features professional and upcoming circus artists, a silent auction and more!
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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!
Taste of the Circus
Try us out in our Taste of the Circus Workshop!
May 21st, 10am - 12pm
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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.
Edmonton Event Awards Entertainer of the Year, 2016!
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.