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Bending Gravity Entertainment - World Class YoYos

Circus Act from Vernon Rockville, CT - Will travel up to 3000 miles
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$350 - $3000 per event
Eric Girardi has been professionally performing object manipulation for over fifteen years as a world-ranked yoyo player, juggler, top spinner, diabolo'ist, contact juggler, stilt-walker, fire eater/juggler/breather/spinner, and an artist of over fifteen 'circus' skills. He can booked for his modern vaudeville show choreographed to music (may include historical/modern dialogue regarding the props); an interactive walk-around entertainer; run a workshop; or tailor to your needs. A client said, "You performance was really outstanding; I saw it as a kind of dance with props, and your choice of music made the work very beautiful and sophisticated. I will never think of yo-yo's as a mere toy anymore."

OBJECTIVE:
To provide a one-of-a-kind breathtaking performance of object manipulation choreographed to music… to bring once stagnant objects to life as art in motion.

SKILLS INCLUDE:
YoYos: (ranked 76th in the world and a member of the Duncan Yo-Yo Crew) - one or two yoyos at a time, freehand yoyo (string not attached to hand), offstring yoyo (string is not attached to yoyo)
Juggler: 5 ball, knives, fire, hatchet, etc.
Top Spinning: throw to hand and manipulated on string
Poi/Fire Spinning: may be done with or without fire
Diabolo/Chinese YoYo
Stilt-Walking: in costume - may do yoyos, juggling, contact juggling, etc. while on stilts
Fire Eating
Fire Breathing
Devilsticks: may be done with or without fire
Contact Juggling: 1 to 8 balls, may be done with fire with one ball
Rola Bola/Balance Board: with skills
Staff: may be done with or without fire
Dragon Staff: 10 fire wicks
Whips: 1 or 2, may be done with or without fire
Rope Knot Throwing
Paddleball: 1 or 2
Plate Spinning
Fire Jump Rope

PROGRAMS OFFERED (options can be combined):
Stage Performance (up to 1 hour): skills choreographed to music w/ or w/o talking and interaction … artist will provide own sound system
Walk-around/Strolling Entertainment (30 min. – full days): great for a cocktail hour, festival, corporate setting, party, etc.
Motivational Assembly/Show (15 min. – 1 hour): skill show based around general motivation, following your passions in life, importance of practice and study (also can discuss related history and science) … great for schools
Workshop/Classes/Private Lessons: (15 min. - full days) generally yoyos, juggling, devilsticks, plate spinning, etc. - any of the skills can be taught and equipment can be pre-ordered for participants or rented
Fire Show: (up to 30 min.)
Fire Skills Walk-Around
Glow Show (5-25 min.): light-up yoyos, spinning glow sticks, juggling glowing balls, LED diabolo and more…great for a nightclub, party, or any night event
Glow Walk-Around
Product Demonstration: promote your product at a trade show, store event, or other promotion - will learn a new skill if necessary
Custom Show: at your disposal to work around your theme of event and create a show based on your needs

***Customized yoyos or juggling balls may be pre-ordered for your event…
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Responds quickly to client requests

Community Event

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Recommend

Eric and his partner were very flexible for our schedule and layout - they did stilt walking, three shows and did "juggling clinic" for people who wanted to learn more. Very friendly, great with the crowd. Highly recommended!

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Corporate Function

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Recommend

Eric Girardi really knows how to wow an audience. He was very accommodating, professional and left our crowd entertained and amazed.

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2016
May
14
Community Event
Pleasantville, NY
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
2015
Apr
8
Corporate Function
Boston, MA
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Stilt Walker
Juggler
Fire Eater
Fire Dancer
Circus Act
Plate Spinner
Hula Hoop Dancer
Comedy Juggler
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Please note Bending Gravity Entertainment - World Class YoYos will also travel to Ellington, Manchester, South Windsor, Tolland, Bolton, Broad Brook, Coventry, East Windsor, Andover, East Hartford, Enfield, Hartford, Somers, Willington, Windsor, Windsor Locks, Glastonbury, Hebron, Storrs Mansfield, Stafford Springs.
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