LED/fire circus performer & contact juggler
Michael Speranza specialises in theatrical circus, flow arts and cabaret performances to suit themed events including (but not limited to) nautical, medieval, space/sci-fi/pop culture, multi-cultural, carnival/circus and formal black tie. Michael Speranza provides engaging shows and roving entertainment where audiences can laugh, feel inspired and be taken on a voyage of mesmerising talents without having to leave their seats.
Performances range from family friendly circus shows for festivals to sophisticated fire twirling performances for corporate entertainment and LED spinning/juggling and crystal ball contact juggling for night clubs. Each performance brings something completely magical and unique to events through presentation, costume and progressive/ambient musicality. Every roving character fits their respected special event uniquely. Every trick is executed with exceptional care.
Michael is often referred to as his children’s entertaining alter ego “Pirateman” who is notoriously seen appearing at festivals, cabaret shows and community/corporate events across Perth and Western Australia. He performs from Esperance to Exmouth, Gascoyne to Geraldton, Kununurra to Kalgoorlie and literally everywhere in between! Michael has performed internationally and nationally too for small agricultural shows, folk festivals and big named festivals. These are just some festivals Michael has performed at:
• Gascoyne in May 2018 tour (WA)
• National Folk Festival 2018 (ACT)
• Port Fairy Folk Festival 2018 (VIC)
• Fringe World 2015 to 2018 (WA)
• Darwin Fringe 2017 (NT)
• Port Douglas Carnival 2017 (QLD)
• Fairbridge Festival 2016 & 2017 (WA)
• Adelaide Fringe 2017 (SA)
• London Burlesque Festival 2016 (UK)
• Burning Man, FaerieWorlds and Oregon Country Fair 2013 (USA)
Watch Michael Speranza
• LED Glow Performances: A 15-minute hypnotic light show include Buugeng, twin staff and poi manipulation as well as a bit of juggling and manipulations.
• Fire performances: The crimson ruby of Pirateman’s treasured antics! A progressive 15- minute show including fire contact juggling ball, illusions, mighty flaming swords and more!
• Roving entertainment: A range of wandering talents and tricks from another world. Contact juggling, Buugeng, toroflux, club/ball juggling, LED circus tricks and more…