Home
School
Corporate
Festival
Theatre
Circus Arts
Video
Contract

 

previous performances

letters of reference

media

set up

poster

brochure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


more photos >>

Just wanted to thank you again for another excellent show! 
As I walked around this afternoon visiting students and parents during our sports day, the constant and consistent comment was ‘Flying Bob was fantastic’! 
They enjoyed the humor, the connection to students, and the message of pursuing something you love.
This is the third time I have asked you to be involved in my school event, and this may have been the most enjoyable and successful yet from a community point of view.

Michael Hebenton - Principal
Riverbend School
Calgary AB, June 2017

It was a real pleasure to have Flyin' Bob perform at our school. Students and staff thoroughly enjoyed the performance and appreciated the skill, talent and effort that went into the production.
The show was not only entertaining, but also interactive and engaging and came with a message of passion and perseverance. I would definitely recommend Flyin' Bob to perform at other schools.

Darryl Unger - Principal
Tomsett Elementary School
Richmond BC, May 2017


Flyin' Bob is an absolute blast! The students were engaged for the entire
show. He knows how to wow an audience and put on an amazing show.
He also talked about his set up with some of our students.

Bevan Bartley
Penbrooke Meadows School
Calgary AB, Dec 2015


We absolutely LOVED Flyin' Bob's performance at Hillcrest!
I had nothing but wonderful comments from both staff and students.
Everyone from K - 7 was focused on what Bob was doing the entire time.
He was well prepared and had a really great handle on audience management.
He knew when to move things along and when to speed things up. He was patient with the student participants and very encouraging.
Everybody left feeling really good about themselves.
I would highly recommend him to other schools and groups.
I have every intention of inviting him back in a few more years so we can enjoy his performance again!

Nancy Porter
Hillcrest Elementary
Surrey BC, 2014


Our school loved the Flyin' Bob performance yesterday!
From K to 7 our students were engaged. Unique and amazing stunts and laughter filled our gym throughout. I liked his interaction with the kids as we loaded the gym, keeping the kids who sat down first entertained as everyone else came in.
Bob's interaction with the students during his performance was fantastic - he had great rapport with the audience and the individual students who volunteered during the show. Also, he clearly knows what works and what doesn't when managing the excitement that inevitably comes with his performance - as a teacher I really appreciate that skill. I would absolutely recommend this performance to other schools.

Sharon Connelly
Green Timbers Elementary
Surrey BC, October 2014

more reviews >>


The show was fantastic,everyone loved it, kids and adults.
He was able to relate to the kids really well and had people in tears laughing.
One of the best performances our school has had in a long time.

Robyn Yorke, - Principal
Wye School
Sherwood Park AB, 2014


The performance was wonderful and had a good message interspersed throughout.
The entire student body was engaged.
One teacher said: "Not one student asked to go to the bathroom!"

Principal
Eaton School K-12
Eaton SK, Dec 2012


The performance by Flyin' Bob was absolutely wonderful.
It was very well received by all of the students and the staff. The whole performance from start to finish was excellent.
I really appreciated the way that Bob spoke to the children and had them engaged. It was great to hear/see such laughter during the performance not only from the students but from the
families and staff as well.
The children he chose for all three "events" were children who benefited immensely from being a part of his performance.
The young man he chose to help him with juggling was still on cloud nine today. His grandmother was barely able to get in a word edgewise when she
came to pick him up in the afternoon he was so excited about his part in the morning performance.

Brenda Stevenson - Principal
Alexander Elementary School
Duncan BC, 2012


From the moment the children walked into the gym, Bob had them engaged. He was able to bring them up and then settle them back down.

Jodi van der Meer - Principal
Armstrong Elementary School
Armstrong BC, 2012


...much more than a juggler, or even a unicycle rider/juggler, or even a high-wire walking/unicycle riding/
garden chair stacking/
magician/comedian/juggler.
Flyin' Bob is the real entertainment deal, a full-on three-ring circus in the form of one man...
a colourful, kinetic, comedic, self-disciplined whirlwind.

Barry Coulter - Editor
Daily Townsman
Cranbrook,BC May 2012


I have been teaching since 1988 and NEVER have I attended such an outstanding performance that not only kept us all entertained, but sent a hugely impacting message to every person in our gymnasium as well.
The performance exceeded my expectations in every way and I feel that staff and students were treated to an opportunity of a lifetime.

Michelle Sartorel - Principal
Gordon Terrace Elementary School
Cranbrook,BC 2012


Probably one of the best performances staff and students from both schools have seen...ever!
People couldn't stop talking about it. The teachers were raving about his performance.
He lit up the room and put smiles on everyone's faces. It was amazing.

Brian Ee - Inner City Project Teacher
Grandview School
Vancouver,BC 2012


Students were animated and still ecstatic about the show hours later. Captivated all ages, from K - staff! Best show ever!

Judy Bargholz - Principal
River Valley School
Sundre, AB 2011



School Show

From the balance of a peacock feather on his nose, to the rainbow skywriter, to the spectacular and nearly disastrous high-wire walk, Flyin' Bob takes your students on a one hour search for balance.

Through juggling, clowning, unicycling, acrobatics, wire walking, audience participation, comedy, and character, BE THE CIRCUS stresses the importance of physical activity, concentration, peer support, community, and the value of failure as well as success.

Students learn the rewards and consequences of taking risks and taking responsibility for their own actions.

BE THE CIRCUS has mesmerized elementary, junior, and senior school students across the country.
When was the last time a show in your school made a kindergartener (is that a word?) and a too-cool senior laugh at the same time?
Flyin' Bob fully connects with his audience (probably since he never really grew up himself).

BE THE CIRCUS recharges your students and imbues them with the energy of future possibilities.(translation: the show makes them totally hyper and then Flyin' Bob sends them back to class...)

A 5-minute question and answer session follows the performance.
The show sets up easily in your school gymnasium.

----------------------------------------------------------

Julie McGowan
retired teacher (Prince George, BC) - Feb 2013

Each time we would have guest performers I kept my fingers crossed that the children would have good audience reactions appropriate to the show, that the entertainers would keep the show moving, that all would be smooth, but also would meet the almost impossible demands of over 170 children ages 5 to 13!

You did it at Van Bien Elementary School.

Your dialogue was clear, a good volume, concise, and met their abilities to be focussed and to comprehend.
You show great empathy and respect for the volunteers.
They finish with dignity, not embarrassment.
You in fact boost their confidence and self worth, both inner and related to peers.

I was impressed. My grandchildren giggled, gasped, squealed, held their breaths, anticipated, were charmed, and had respect for your talents.
All hail your age and fitness, your personality, your drive to learn, your ability to choose and put together a successful show, your flexibility, and your dedication to children.

----------------------------------------------------------

Having trouble to watch this video? Click HERE.