Ariel Amara is a multi talented variety entertainer specializing in:
Hoop Performance with 1 to many hoops, metalic or LED
Stilt Walking, Stilt Dancing and Stilt Acrobatics
Costumed Character and Clown Stage and Roaming Entertainment
Fire Performance with Hoops, Poi, Palm Candles and Fire Eating
A versatile artist with a focus on themed costuming and make up, skillful performance and safety. She performs and teaches in Vancouver and beyond as a solo performer and with the MadSkillz Collective.
Price Range: $250 and up
Gig Length: 5 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
Professionalism and fun meet to create an exciting and powerful presence that delights audiences!
Ariel has been exploring performance art since 2003, having found her favourite channel for outgoing creative expression. She has been dancing since she could walk and, and has dabbled in many different movement arts throughout her life, including mixed martial arts, belly dance, ecstatic dance, improv movement, pilates and yoga. Growing up in Vancouver, BC amid a thriving arts community, Ariel found her passion in practicing hoop dance, object manipulation, and intimate interaction with the elements. She has performed in many environments, ranging from corporate events and clubs to community shows and festivals. This includes The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Torch Relay, The Girly Show and The Vancouver International Children’s Festival. Ariel has trained in multiple disciplines including clowning at Fantastic Space, burlesque at Screaming Chicken Theatrical Society, hoop arts at Hoop Camp Retreats, stilting with Stillmoon Arts Society and more. Her range of experience has givien depth and connection to her performance and teaching, emphasizing expressive body language and openness to play and varsatility in what she offers.
Ariel is experienced with managing a wide range of tech and safety co-ordination for shows varying from festival to corporate, most recently as Head Stage Hand for the MadSkillz Festival public performance at the Rio Theatre. As an instructor at the Stillmoon Fine Arts Performance Intensive for three years and growing, Ariel teaches flow toys and performance art to children and youth, culminating in a large community performance for the Moon Festival, in which she choreographs the finale fire performance. Ariel also teaches workshops and classes to children and adults in private, studio and open festival settings.
Ariel has toured with Spark Circus in Thailand for two years in a row as part of the leadership team, performing and teaching her arts to refugee communities from Burma. Wearing bright colours and too much glitter, they bring smiles and laughter - encouraging play for those who need it most.
Additional Booking Notes
Fire Performance has special technical requirements. Please contact for more details.
|Ariel Amara||Performer and Visionary|
Influences & Inspiration
Vaudaville, Harlequin/ Pierrot clown, Yard Dogs Road Show, Public Dreams Society, Spark Circus
Table and Chair (for stilt walking)
Green Room (Dressing Room)
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