Tinderbox Circus Sideshow is a mad mix of everything icky in entertainment! From Captain Darron von Awesome's disturbing and hilarious banter, Trashique D'Lamour's alluring madness, to Luscious Peter strutting around the stage, each and every member of Tinderbox brings something a little different, something a little new, and something vile and disgusting to the table, and together they put on a show that cannot be missed!
Captain Darron von Awesome got his start in the dark foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, scaring college students with his inane stunts and freakish knowledge of circus and sideshow history, but it wasn't until a chance run in with the lovely Miss Trashique D'Lamour and the always dapper Bernard Ballyhoo that Tinderbox Circus Sideshow was born! The trio quickly began organizing and subsequently disorganizing all they knew, and soon were sharing the stage with local legends and nobodies alike! While gaining fame with their local followers, they added the incredible talent, incredible masochism, and incredible hair of Luscious Peter, and the magic that is the Tinderbox Circus Sideshow came to fruition! Now the 4 spend their time scheming, plotting, and planning to dislodge your stomach contents and leave you screaming for more with their wild collection of the greatest hits of madness, as well as their hilarious insanity never before seen on the stage! The Tinderbox Circus Sideshow is one big top you don't want to miss!
Zak "Captain Darron von Awesome" Crouch: Ringmaster, Working Act
Kayti "Trshique D'Lamour " McCormick: Working Act, Lovely Assistant
Bearly Legal Ben: Strongman
Mason Doodle the Human Noodle: Contortionist
We have taken influences from acts such as Todd Robbins, The Jim Rose Circus Sideshow, Erik "The Lizardman" Sprague, The Coney Island Sideshow, and others.
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 10 - 60 minutes
We offer a show meant to shock and startle the audience, by performing stunts, acts, and tricks that most would consider gross or painful, interspersed with performances of human skill and comedic commentary.
Barstool or small table
One Working Microphone, wired or wireless.
We can perform in just about any venue from a grand ballroom, theatre procenium, to a dirty street sidewalk, or even your back porch. All we require is enough light for the audience to be able to see the performers, and for larger venues, one working microphone and the ability to play music over the sound system.
We tailor our set list per performance, selecting from the following acts. We can also tailor our set list to the venue or organizer's preference, whether to cut out or include a specific act.
Walking on Broken Glass
The Bed of Nails
Staple Gun (stapling performers)
Rat Trap on the Hand
Mouse Trap on the Tongue
Cinderblock Breaks (on the Bed of Nails or on one of our Performers)
Eating Doritos on Fire
Eating a Lightbulb
Fire Breathing (best for outdoor shows)
High Voltage Chair
Yo yo tricks
Hitting Targets with a Yo yo
Weight Lifting From Body Piercings
And much much more.
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Awards Night, Baby Shower, Bachelor Party, Bachelorette Party, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party, Bar/Lounge, Birthday Party, Bridal Shower, Casino, Christmas Party, Church Service, Club/Nightclub, Competition, Concert Venue, Convention, Corporate Event, Cruise, Dinner Dance, Ethnic Celebration, Fair, Festival, Fundraiser, Funeral Service, Graduation, Grand Opening, Halloween Party, Holiday Party, Hotel, Launch Party, Luncheon/Tea, Other, Parade, Private Party, Prom, Quinceañera, Religious Celebration, Restaurant, Retreat, Reunion, Seminar, Sporting Event, Sweet 16 Party, Trade Show, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Cocktail Hour, Wedding Reception, Workshop
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