Obsidian Butterfly is a performing arts company that specializes in creative movement, flow arts, and fire dance founded by Sequoia. Shows include either fire, light, or silk fabric dance props and vary in theme depending on the needs of the event. Themes may include Diwali, Bollywood, Island Luau, Halloween, Fire and Ice, Mardis Gras, Carnivale, Masquerade, Cirque, Black Tie, or Black Light; however, with the ability to accommodate just about any theme put before us, we are always open to unique and creative visions. The music and costume are both chosen to compliment the visual component to your event.
When working with Obsidian Butterfly, you can expect to receive quality performers and an exciting show. Performers are insured and we bring a trained safety to support the fire element of our act. In addition, performers arrive costumed, in make-up, ready to dazzle your audiences, friends, and family. Performers may be hired for a stage show with music or for ambient entertainment by the hour. The length of time is determined by the number of performers. Solo performer show are usually 15 minute shows, two person shows 15 - 20 minutes, and anything 25 - 30 minutes and over require a minimum of three performers plus.
Fire shows may include fire eating, fans, staff, poi, belts, hoops, and variations of and for large audiences and special requests, we can offer larger props that include wings, whips, and fire breathing. Fire eating audience integration with the guest of honor is also included upon special advance request.
Sequoia and Obsidian Butterfly have performed for the Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau, for a variety of Tahoe's resorts around the lake, Wavy Gravy's 70th Birthday Celebration at the Berkeley Repertoire Theatre, The California State Fair, over 600 shows for Huis Ten Bosch, Japan for Fire Pixie, Callson Manor Haunted House, California wineries, and events of all purpose and size.