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The Pyroneer


Saturday, Sept 16 | 7pm-12am


Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

The Pyroneer is a multi-talented fire spinner currently based in Calgary, Alberta. The Pyroneer has spent over 20 years developing his talents, wielding a multitude of fire props. Specializing in Poi, he can dazzle audiences with his exceptional skill and style. The Pyroneer is also a prolific collaborator who has worked with Acorn Thief, Le Cirque De La Nuit, aGoGo, Indigo Circus, Zero Gravity Circus, Red Pepper Spectacle, and many others. The Pyroneer coached with The Circus Academy and teaches Poi both independently, and at various festivals and events around North America. The Pyroneer founded the New Model Circus Army Conclave and created Spin All The Things: The Toronto Flow Festival, and Pyroborea. His love for the community has had him participating in events across Canada and the U.S. as an instructor, performer, and leader.

Supported by: City of Calgary, Government of AlbertaAlberta Foundation for the Arts, Funded by the Government of Canada