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Chalkmaster Dave

Since the 16th century, when the first street artists began delighting the public with their creative imagery, entertainers have traveled rom festival to festival drawing pictures in the town squares to delight the townsfolk and support their art with a few stray coins.  Today, you can attend festivals celebrating this type of art all around the world, never seeing the same performance twice. The modern form is 3D Chalk Art, also known as 3D Sidewalk Art. One of the […]

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Grégoire Dunlevy

Grégoire Dunlevy – Stilt-master, Dancer, Musician, Actor With over 25 years of professional entertainment experience, Grégoire Dunlevy is an amazing sight to behold. He has performed in movies, in theatres, on the streets, in festivals and has also worked with the Cirque du Soleil. Grégoire is a Stilt-master, Dancer, Musician and Actor and has captivated audiences worldwide. This extremely versatile, fully bilingual entertainer is available for corporate events, festivals and private events. Please contact Orbital […]

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Throw 2 Catch

Based in Montreal, Throw 2 Catch perform a show with one of the highest technical levels for an exterior show in the world. The Throw 2 Catch team are made up of three experienced performers who have toured around the globe. Their show is a mixture of dynamic numbers, technical prowess and art direction that will leave their spectators amazed. The circus acts presented are Juggling, the Russian Bar, the Cyr Wheel and Teeterboard. Conceived […]

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Magician Rafael Montero

Since 1994, Magician Rafael Montero has earned his living performing magic, comedy, and spectacular visual stunts. Out of necessity to eat and pay rent, he took to the streets of Montreal, and began performing magic, hoping to collect a few bucks to get back into an apartment after two weeks of couch surfing. Magician, Rocker, Punker, Fire Eater, Tattoo Enthusiast, and diehard Star Wars fan, Rafael has been performing full-time ever since with amazing success! […]

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Josh Williams

Josh was born funny, but needed to frustrate coworkers in several different fields before realizing his dream of becoming a stand-up comic. After getting fired from 5-Star hotels, big name retail stores, restaurants, corporate telecommunications, and even as an electrician, he knew it was time to take the stage… In late 2008, he performed his first stand-up set, at an open mic, in front of 50 people in a leaky campus basement. Despite the conditions, […]

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Comedian Geoff MacKay

As the dreary act of joining a bureaucratic workforce bound to a stranger’s bottom line occurred to Geoff in his early twenties, he realized that earning a reliable salary, casual fridays, and morning conversations about the weather were not for him. He began wandering on to stages and telling funny anecdotes in Ottawa, Canada as a means of avoiding the vapid work vortex. His absurd observations about toasters, math textbooks, skydiving and social convention make him […]

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Renaissance Carolers

The Renaissance Carolers are an acapella group of four experienced and professional singers that performs seasonal Christmas music in various indoor and outdoor venues. Formed ten years ago the group, dressed in festive attire, performs on stage or can also stroll and mingle with their audience. During the remainder of the year, under the title of Capital Consort, the singers are also available to sing at weddings, corporate and other private functions.  Please contact Orbital […]

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GRIMprov

If you think it’s hard to write comedy, try making it up on the spot! GRIMprov is a four member professional  improvisational theatre troupe that have performed shows across Ottawa at a variety of venues: theatres, festivals, bars, galleries, Moose Creek, and Comic-con! Drew McFadyen, Joel Garrow, Mike Kosowan and DJ Helicase (Austin Vair) have been performing improv under different troupes for countless years to perfect their craft. These four amigos make up the dark […]

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Move With The Beat

Move With The Beat is the only competition combining dance, circus and aerial acrobatics. Along with managing competitions, Move With The Beat provides entertainment for special events, casting agencies and private functions. MWTB’s entertainment has been booking professional talent in Canada and the US preparing performers for special events by providing them classes, choreographies, costumes, make up and themes to uniquely represent their professional artists. Director of MWTB, Meaghan Wegg’s goal is to promote new […]

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“The Ultimate Canadian”- Don Estabrook

Canadian born and raised, Don Estabrooks aka the “Ultimate Canadian”, is ready to save your event from the perils of “not being Canadian Enough.” As The Ultimate Canadian, he has challenge cards for your guests to become honorary super hero’s. Challenges range from physical activities (push-ups, thumb wrestling, jumping jacks, etc.), to random acts of kindness, to even singing and dancing. The concept is pretty hilarious and originally developed for Comicon – a very popular attraction in Ottawa […]

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