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Kyle was born and raised in Northern California. He learned to juggle at the age of 14 and has been happily obsessed ever since. His years have been spent improving, performing, and teaching juggling around the world. He has been featured on the list of top 40 jugglers the past three years, voted "Most Inspirational Juggler" by his peers on two occasions, and is certified by the International Jugglers' Association to teach children to juggle. He has skills with hoops, clubs, toy trucks, torches, acrylic balls, and nerf guns. His specialty is ball juggling that mixes traditional toss juggling, contact juggling, and fluid movement. What Kyle does is probably something that you have never seen before and will likely never see again!

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Balloon entertainment for kids big and small. "Where every party is a blast"
 
Hilarious hats, precious penguins, butterfly bracelets, awesome aliens, mini-sized superheros, and little balloon people (aka dynamite clones) with big personalities…that’s just a sampling of Joe Dynamite's repertoire. The perfect entertainer for parties and special occasions, he’ll make sure everyone brings home something amazing.
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Nick Penney, born December 10th 1988 Nick's passion for the performing arts began with his love for magic at 8 years old, but didn't stop there. Having taken martial arts from an early age, Nick had wielded a sword first hand. Later when he was 12 years old he witnessed sword swallowing via a documentary, couldn't believe it was real, but was fascinated! Nick began extensive research on sword swallowing, human anatomy, fire art, and sideshow history in general; eventually teaching himself all the traditional sideshow acts.

In early August of 2010 Nick coined the term "Acrobatic Sword Swallowing" when he swallowed a sword and executed a cartwheel! Since then Nick has continued to raise the bar, redefining "Mind Over Matter", and breaking world records; including 'Most Swords Swallowed While Suspended Up Side Down'.

As of 2011 Nick has presented his family friendly variety show titled "Still Alive!" at bars, private functions, restaurants, & festivals through out Maine and New England.

His unique arsenal of extreme skills may be what captures peoples attention, but it's his charm and passion for entertainment that really draws you in.
Through years of training and experience, interacting with the public, he's learned a thing or two about entertainment and what it takes to have a top notch show. The perfect balance of comedy and education that's proven to make a lasting impression. A one of a kind inspirational speaker using extreme sword swallowing, fire eating, and other high profile/high energy stunts to draw your audience to the edge of their seats with a funny, up-beat, and up lifting program!

Looking for entertainment that's unique, fun, interesting, funny, intense, special, a show everyone will enjoy, an experience no one will forget?

Contact for a free quote.

Nick Has Worked With:

  • Elkind & Shea Disability Benefits Law Firm, MD
  • W.C. Murphy's Pub - Haverford-Havertown, PA
  • Old Hallowell Day Festival and Parade, ME
  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not! NYC
  • The Amazing Anastasini Circus
  • (Pizza) PortionPadL.com
  • McKay Entertainment
  • GCR Entertainment
  • Hit Man & JSwails
  • Camp Moden
  • Kent Axell
  • And countless more....
  • Nick has been featured in
  • NY Daily News
  • WABI Channel 5 News
  • TheMaineEdge.com
  • AOL News
  • and several others
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Maxim Ivanov

Circus Performer – Handstand, aerial silk,straps, acrobat.

Profile:

Adress: 2-aya Shaturskaya 53,
420047, Kazan,Russia
Date of birth: 07.12.1984
Nationality: Russian
Height: 175 sm
Weight: 69 kg
Hair: fair-haired
Eyes: grey
Size: medium
Shoes size: 41
Languages: English, Russian
Marital status: married.

Education:

School of circus and variety art in Moscow. 2000-2004. Specialization – Equilibriste,Gymnast,Acrobat.

Experience:

2013 till november Aida Luna cruise ship circus performer
2012 Aida Bella cruise ship circus performer
2011 - 2012 Berlin FriedrichstadtPalast duo handstand
2011 Istanbul "Nahide" dinner-show
2010-2011 NEW YEAR EVE at Four Season Hotel in Cyprus
2009-2011 Israel. Theatre "Wow show". Circus performer.
2008 France. Circus " Karl Borsberg". Circus performer.
2006-2007 Russia, Ukraine. Different gala show. Circus performer.
2007 Turkey. Hotel Venezia Palace. Circus performer.
2006 Germany. Dinner-show "Spectavola". Circus performer.
2005 Sweden cirkus Maximum. Circus performer.
2004 Spain circus Monti&Cia. Circus performer.
2004 Festival Premiere Rampe (Monaco) Handstand.

Other skills:

Duo adagio, duo aerial silk, duo straps


Olga Polishchuk

Dancer, circus performer.

Profile:

Adress: Avtozavodskaya str.10\243
Zaporozhye 69118, Ukraine
Date of birth: 27.02.1986
Nationality: Ukrainian
Height: 164 sm
Weight: 48 kg
Hair: fair-haired
Eyes: brown
Size: small
Shoes size: 35,5
Languages: English, Russian, Ukrainian
Marital status: married.

Education

College of circus and variety art in Kiev. 2003-2007. Specialization - dancer.
University of teacher's training in Berdyansk. From2008. Specialization – teacher preschool physical education.

Experience:

2013 till november Aida Luna cruise ship circus performer
2012 Aida Bella cruise ship circus performer
2011 - 2012 Berlin FriedrichstadtPalast duo handstand
2011 Istanbul "Nahide" dinner-show
2010-2011 NEW YEAR EVE at Four Season Hotel in Cyprus
From 2009-2011 Israel. Theatre "Wow show". Circus aerial performer.
2008 France. Circus " Karl Borsberg". Circus aerial performer.
2006-2007 Russia, Ukraine. Different gala show.
2007 Turkey. Hotel Venezia Palace. Circus performer, dancer.
2006 Germany. Dinner-show "Spectavola". Dancer.
2004-2006 Ukraine. Show ballets "JB", "A6",other .Dancer.

Other skills:

All kind of dance art, duo adagio, duo aerial silk, duo straps

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Balance Goddess

Lara Jacobs Rigolo , la révélation d'Amaluna (la Presse, Montreal)

Performer, Balance Goddess at Cirque du Soleils latest production Amaluna
Headpiece Designer, Patricia Field and Cirque du Soleil Merchandise

French Reviews

La Presse Montreal , Interview > www.lapresse.ca/arts/spectacles-et-theatre/cirque/201205/07/01-4522622-lara-jacobs-la-revelation-damaluna.php

Le Journal, Montreal > http://www.journaldemontreal.com/2012/07/26/ravissante-ode-a-la-feminite

La Presse, Arts, Montreal > http://www.lapresse.ca/arts/spectacles-et-theatre/cirque/201204/05/01-4512687-amaluna-virilite-feminine.php?utm_categorieinterne=trafficdrivers&utm_contenuinterne=cyberpresse_hotTopics_sujets-a-la-une_1664122_accueil_POS2

Blog, Montreal > http://www.uneparisienneamontreal.com/2012/05/30/amaluna-cirque-du-soleil/

AU CIRQUE, Worldwide > http://aucirque.com/actus.php?num=12343&compte=1

ViPs of Montreal with Cirque Starts > http://www.lapresse.ca/arts/vie-de-stars/201205/03/01-4521428-amaluna-le-chapiteau-des-vip.php#Slide-3-box-0

Quebec City , Quebec Spot http://www.quebecspot.com/2012/04/photos-amaluna-du-cirque-du-soleil/

Globe and Mail Award

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/theatre-and-performance/nestrucks-top-10-theatre-picks-of-the-year/article6399191/

English Reviews

Globe and Mail (national Newspapaer Canada) http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/in-pictures-cirque-act-is-a-symphony-of-stillness/article6638942/

Capilano Courier http://capilanocourier.com/strength-and-beauty-cirque-du-soleils-amaluna-inspires-crowd/

Toronto.com Review http://www.toronto.com/article/724935--cirque-du-soleil-s-amaluna-pushes-boundaries-tells-a-real-story

The Buzz, Montreal > http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/the-buzz/2012/04/cirques-amaluna.html

The Snipe News, Vancouver http://www.thesnipenews.com/vancouver/events/cirque-du-soleil-amaluna-vancouver-review-photos/

Thalo, Interview > http://www.thalo.com/articles/view/429/the_nature_of_balance_lara_jacobs_balance_goddess

Vacay, Toronto, Article > http://vacay.ca/2012/09/dazzling-cirque-show-at-home-in-toronto/

Stage Door Review, Toronto > vacay.ca/2012/09/dazzling-cirque-show-at-home-in-toronto/

Toronto Now, News Paper > http://www.nowtoronto.com/mobile/story.cfm?c=188548

The Globe and Mail, National Canadian News Paper > http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/theatre-and-performance/theatre-reviews/amaluna-its-cirque-de-shakespeare-and-it-soars/article4526578/

the Grid, Toronto News Article > http://www.thegridto.com/culture/theatre/amaluna/

Torontist, News Paper Article > http://torontoist.com/2012/09/cirque-du-soleils-amaluna-serves-up-shakespeare-with-a-twist/

Digital Journal Toronto > http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/332352?fb_action_ids=10152103732975182&fb_action_types=og.recommends&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=288381481237582

Montreal Gazette > http://www.montrealgazette.com/entertainment/move-guide/beautiful+Amaluna/6527206/story.html

Money Ville , Montreal > http://www.moneyville.ca/article/1168693--cirque-du-soleil-s-amaluna-pushes-boundaries-tells-a-real-story

Vancouver Sun> http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/Review+Steamy+Cirque+Soleil+gives+Tempest+feminist+twist+Amaluna/7619746/story.html

The Star, Vancouver > http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/review/article/1252737--cirque-du-soleil-s-amaluna-review

Huffington Post, Vancouver > http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/09/08/cirque-du-soleil-amaluna-review_n_1865596.html

Press plus 1, Montreal http://www.pressplus1.com/stage-reviews/amaluna-cirque-du-soleil

Motnreal Review, Blog http://montreal.about.com/od/cirquedusoleil/ss/amaluna-review-cirque-du-soleil-critique.htm

Interview, Ask Mama Moe http://askmamamoe.blogspot.ca/2012/06/cirque-de-soleils-amaluna.html

Citiy on fire , Montreal http://thecityonfire.blogspot.ca/2012/01/cirque-du-soleil-unveils-amaluna.html

German Reviews

Celebrity and Fashion Magazine, Switzerland http://www.stylewhispers.com/main/urbanwhispers.html#c753

Augustdorf, Germany http://www.lz.de/home/nachrichten_aus_lippe/augustdorf/augustdorf/5313963_Augustdorfer_Kulturkreis_beschert_unvergesslichen_Abend.html

Toggenburger Tagblatt, Switzerland http://www.toggenburgertagblatt.ch/ostschweiz/stgallen/toggenburg/tt-ne/Palmwedel-auf-Amerika-Tournee;art236,2628953

Galas / Videos

up and coming event in Boston at the American Repertory Theater Annual Gala February 11th
http://www.americanrepertorytheater.org/events/show/3rd-annual-valentines-gala

C2 Montreal, Guy Laliberte announces Lara Jacobs as Amalunas Balance Goddess
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSFSDqH_9c8&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Journal de Montreal
http://www.journaldemontreal.com/videos/recherche/amaluna/amaluna/1594746580001

Amaluna Preview Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNP5m89FDNE

Headpiece Design Articles

Toronto Standard http://www.torontostandard.com/style/uniform-project-cirque-du-soleil

Fashion 360 Magazine http://fashion360mag.com/tag/lara-jacobs-rigolo/

Celebrity and Fashion Magazine, Switzerland http://www.stylewhispers.com/main/urbanwhispers.html#c753

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Duet Skies

The acrobatic Duet Skies introduces an artistical and innovative circus acts Revolving Pole Act, Aerial Silk and Aerial Ring. The unique stage property Revolving Pole was designed by Valeriy in 2004 and presented at internationally acclaimed television show TV2DF (ZPF) – Fernesch Garten (Germany) in 2004 and at Fabio Marino show (Nuovo Circo) in Italy in 2006.

Revolving Pole Act is a specialty that depicts a story of two lovers presenting a harmonic combination of unique technical skills, unusual equipment and incredible tenderness. This beautiful couple is full of passionate elegance. A true feast for the eyes.

Aerial silk is a hypnotic show. Alla rises high airwards performing sightly poses and tricks. This is really an eye appeal to contemplate the beauty of acting and musicality of performance to the last second of music.

Aerial Ring Act is a beautiful dance in the air filled with passion. It captivates by featheriness and simultaneously by strength of movements and character.
All the performances were created by Valeriy.

Duet Skies ( Valeriy Popov and Alla Popova)

  • 2007-2008 -France, Cabaret of Music Hall «Cap Vert»
  • 2009 – “Muscat Festival” Oman
  • 2009 – Gala in Moskow, Biennale TNK ( Theatre K.S. Stanislavsky and V.I. Nemirovich-Danchenko)
  • 2009 – Christmas Circus “Karl Borsberg”
  • 2009 – Gala in Istambul
  • 2009-2010 – France, Cabaret of Music Hall «Cap Vert»
  • 2010 – Abu-Dhabi Fashion Show
  • 2010 – UKRAINIAN TRAVEL FORUM 2010
  • 2010 -China – Guilin Merryland Theme Park
  • 2010-2011 – Palazzo-Phuket
  • 2011-2012 – Palazzo-Phuket
  • 2012-2013 Roncalli’s APOLLO Varieté
  • 2013 – Star Cruises
  • 2013 - Roncalli’s “Circus meets Classic” Munich

Alla Popova

  • 2002-2006 – The Kiev Regional College of Culture and Art (The head dancing collective, the actor of ensemble of national dance).
  • 2006-2008 – The State Academy of the Managerial Personnel of Culture and Arts (The ballet master-teacher of ensemble of national dance).
  • 2006-2008 – The ballet dancer in club Sky Hall.
  • 2007- China, Shenzhen. Park «Window of the world» ( the ballet dancer).
  • 2007-2008 – France, Cabaret of Music Hall «Cap Vert» ( the ballet dancer).

Valeriy Popov

  • 1989-1995 – Kiev State College of Circus and Variety Arts.
  • 1998 – Moscow Nikulin Circus.
  • 1999 – Music-Hall European Festival “Les Feux de la Rampe”(France) –Gold Medal
  • 1999-2000 – USA Los Angeles “Beyond the Stars Show”
  • 2000 – England “Hippodrome Circus”
  • 2000-2001 – Roncalli’s “Apollo” Variete Theater
  • 2003-2004 – Witzigmann “Palazzo” Frankfurt am Main
  • 2004-2005 – Witzigmann “Palazzo” Koln
  • 2004-2006 – TV 2DF (ZDF)- Fernseh Garten (Germany)
  • TV SAT1- (Germany)
  • TV – (ITALY)
  • Gala Shows – Senegal,Turkey,Switzerland,France.
  • 2007-2008 – France, Cabaret of Music Hall «Cap Vert
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Welcome! I am Larena, owner of Isis Dance Academy (IDA)! Our goal at IDA is to provide you with a variety of classes in order to fit your bellydance needs. Whether you are new to the dancing culture or have many years of experience, we can develop the most appropriate class schedule for you. We specialize in many styles of Bellydance along with other world dance traditions. Along with our classes, we offer shows at private parties, event venues, restaurants, and other location sites. IDA's mission is to teach and promote the cultural history of Middle Eastern Dance through classes and professional performances.

Published in Dancers

Mylene Jaictin (born on 1993) is a rising Filipino performing artist and aspiring model. She has been dancing since her childhood but she started and get interested in belly dance at the age of 11. She learned belly dancing online. Learning something that's not so familiar to you and no one is there to teach you on the techniques in person is quiet challenging, but because she is willing, she did able to find a way to make it easier for her.

Dancing is her passion and is truly in her blood. Her family especially her Aunt, her father's sister, was also a good and known dancer locally in her generation. But Mylene is the first one in their heritage who's involve in the exotic dance or belly dance.

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Performer at "Belly Trance"

Kamillah began her dance training with ballet in Russia at the age of four. She toured Europe with Dekameron cabaret show and won her first belly dance championship after having studied belly dance for only two months. Kamillah has multiple awards and has participated in major competitions in Russia.

As a soloist her style is energetic and rhythmic yet flowing. Kamillah always connects with the audience and exchanges her positive energy with people. Her dance training includes ballet, gymnastics, jazz, hip-hop, cabaret, Latin dance and the most recent belly dance. Kamillah goes by quote "Dance is my drug"...

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Serafina is a dancer, model, singer and actress who specializes in belly dance and fire dance. She has been dancing since she was six. She started with jazz, Tap, Latin, Pop, Reggae, Hip-hop and Ballet. She discovered belly dance in her early teens and fell in love. She has trained with top dance instructors. Her charisma, talent and sense of humor have made her a highly requested performer. She dances from her heart and radiates the Goddess within. Some props include : Fire, wings, sword, snake, veils, candles, candelabra, zills, etc.

Professional Experience:

*Dance Teacher: Taught classes Amara AlAmir’s studio, Temple of Jehan, Shaharazad’s studio and several private lessons.
* Guest Dancer and Choreographer: Salsa, Fire and belly dance fusion
Appeared as student and guest dancer for top dancers such as: Dalia Ciarella, Amara al Amir, Shaharazad,Shirel,Jehan Kamal and belly queen.
* Tantric Dance Performances with specialization in Middle-Eastern, Spiritual, Pop, and Latin American dances for spiritual events.
* Celebrations & festive occasions like corporate events, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, sweet sixteen, bar mitzvah’s, bachelorette ceremonies(Saks Fifth Ave, Horus Café, Webster Hall, NYU for the Arabic Club, Faluka, La Vie, Village Café, Le Souk, Tagine, Diva Lounge, Athena Restaurant, Lafayette Grill, Green House, and The Westbury Music Fair.)
* Costume Designer: Experienced in unique costume wear and design.
* Promotional Model/Model: Worked as a model for various companies and venues promoting products, clothing and events such as: Belly dance America,Jessica Mc Clinton, Mary Kay, Topkapi Designs, Amara’s Emporium, Art Institute Show, Tantra lounge, Events Models, Liquor Promotions and others.

Film, Stage and Impersonator: 

* River of Copsa Mica, 2007: Independent film where performed as a Fire Goddess Belly Dancer.
* Amara al Amir Tapestry Show cases: Group performances and soloist.
* Brooklyn Independent Film Festival : Fire performance/dance and drama.
* Music video for international singer Eha: Danced/acted with a fusion of pop and belly dance.
*Tyra Banks Show: Acted as a guest.
* Interviewed for documentary on Equal rights.
* Hola Juventud: Choreographed and danced for Costa Rican youth show.
*Imigrantula: Acted as a priestess.
*Midget Mac Means Business: Reality TV show pilot. Participated as a contestant apprentice.
*The Calling: Drama, Fire/belly dance with Flambeaux’s fire dance troupe.
*12 Corazones: Acted as contestant for matchmaking show.
*Stand in for “The Father Albert Show”.

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