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CIRCUS FACTORY

Orbital Talent Founder and CEO Brian Wilson is busy working on The Circus Factory. A non-profit designed to help circus and variety artists develop and grow and find audiences, and to support the growth and development of the Ottawa International Buskerfest. Circus factory brings the best international street performances to Ottawa audiences in the most accessible way possible…. through family friendly shows on the street. Already one of the most popular family events in the […]

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Contortionist and Hoop Aerialist Breanna

Born and raised in Ottawa, Breanna quickly realized from a young age that she was extremely flexible. As early as the age of 4 she began and fell in love with the sport of gymnastics. Throughout her competitive career she won 5 provincial titles and then moved on to competing around the world representing team Canada in rhythmic gymnastics. After training 7 years in artistic gymnastics and 9 years in rhythmic gymnastics Breanna decided to […]

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Alice in Wonderland Installation at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival 2015

Flashback to last May 2015, where I (Brian R. Wilson) ended up literally down the rabbit hole with my crew of performers at the Ottawa International Children’s festival. We were putting on a show and Alice in Wonderland strolling performance installation with a crew of incredible performers, giant puppets, and a crowd of children. Right beside our tent / performance space there was a huge inflatable walk-though installation by the http://www.architects-of-air.com/. This installation was incredible, […]

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Greg Tarlin

The Greg Tarlin Juggling Show is an energetic, light-hearted comedy variety show suitable for all ages. The most common audience is a family crowd typical of a festival, fair, or resort but Greg easily adapts his show for all adults or for children. There’s lots of audience interaction and lots of laughs for everyone. Greg has performed variations of this show for hundreds of audiences over many years around the globe. […]

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Kevin Smith – Illusionist

Kevin Smith, who goes by the stage name “Mr. Smith,” is one of Ottawa’s most entertaining up and coming illusionists. His passion for magic shines through in every performance. He dazzles the mind and has his audience roll with laughter throughout his shows. Kevin’s performances are a mixture of tricks, comedy, mentalism and mesmerizing illusions. His performance is versatile which makes him great at entertaining children, guests at restaurants and even engaging executives at after-dinner […]

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Sean Rooney – Balloon Maestro

Sean Rooney is an artist who uses balloons in a delightfully original way.
 A trailblazing innovator, he has developed techniques to make magic, music, fashion, sculpture, puppets, and sound effects using balloons as his sole visible (and acoustic) prop. 
He has been performing and sculpting for over twenty years, in thirty countries, in venues big and small. His performances are fun, funny, and tuned to each particular audience, and his sculptures have been featured in […]

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Marc Charron Music

A regular in the Ottawa music festival scene and beyond, Marc Charron has been playing upbeat folk/blues/rock for over a decade. While Marc plays, all four of his limbs are on the job. Not only is he singing and playing acoustic guitar, but he is also playing the drums with his feet (kick drum on the right and snare or high hat on the left). Apart from the obvious multi-instrumental talent he has, he adds […]

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The Hockey Circus Show

It’s game time!  The Hockey Circus Show is the ultimate hockey tribute show.  Three periods of family friendly comedic hockey circus action in one “arena” rocking performance.  Hockey fans love the theme.  Circus fans love the action.  You don’t have to be a fan to enjoy this all-star show. PAZ is an award winning acrobat who has been in the Cirque du Soleil talent pool since 2003.  Having performed around the world on the stage, […]

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Mike Kosowan – Magician

Presenting The Mystery Magic of Mike. Kosowan! Deep within the depths of your psyche lurk answers to mysteries untold. Or not. Seek truth from the divine spirits of the past. Or don’t. But bewilderment and comedy awaits those who chooses to take part in mind reading, alchemy, unexplainable explainable events , more comedy and the joy of the unknown! Magic, mockery, murder! (no murder) only Mike.   […]

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Ben Lavallee

Benoit Lavallee resides in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and has been performing for over 10 years. Beginning his career as a magician at the age of 10, Ben has always been interested in magic. From his first trick “the vanishing toothpick” to today where he builds, designs, and conceptualizes illusions, he has always been interested in making the impossible possible!  Ben graduated from the Algonquin College Theatre Program.  With this background and his skills as an Illusionist, […]

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