Greg Tarlin and Kristi Heath have performed all over North America for school audiences that have varied in size from 15 to 2,500. They have also performed at children's festivals around the world and at family events across Canada. Greg's remarkable circus skills earned him the title of Canadian Juggling Champion at the age of 20. Kristi's background includes performing with both Second City and Cirque du Soleil. Together the two of them have created numerous shows that combine circus skills, science concepts and physical comedy. This school year marks their 14th year of performing in schools.
These two performers are masters at understanding how kids learn. Sonya Ryhal, Springfield Artists in the Classroom
Kristi and Greg had a great variety of routines, an amazing skill level and best of all, they kept us all laughing. Beth Williams, The United Way
Grade Suitability: K - 6
Duration: 50 mins.
Tech Requirements: electrical outlet
Fee Range: $695 - $795 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)
The Great Canadian Invention Circus is a fast, funny and factual show about simple and complex inventions that Canadians have created to solve everyday and high tech problems. Using their background in the circus arts, Greg and Kristi will demonstrate some of Canada's famous inventions such as alkaline batteries, Robertson screwdrivers and paint rollers in new and inventive ways! Students will laugh and be amazed by digital light routines, juggling routines that play songs through micro controllers and hilarious audience participation segments. Along the way, students will learn that everyone can be an inventor, even kids!