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Professor Wow

Discipline: Interdisciplinary
Homebase: Edmonton
Languages: English, French

Aytahn Ross is a comic gentleman known for his silly elegance, his authenticity and his charm. He is university educated and a classically trained actor, whose passion for circus and comedy have made him one of Canada's top circus personalities. A contemporary vaudevillian who presents a gourmet mix of circus and comedy that's been seen live by more than a million people around the world over the last 20 years.


Today's show was very entertaining. The kids were fully engaged and amazed by his acrobatics and juggling skills. Penbrooke Meadows Elementary, Calgary, AB
We were very pleased to have had Aytahn at our school and would recommend him to anyone interested in an excellent performance. Lacombe Christian School, Lacombe, AB
Professor Wow was awesome! He was so entertaining. We couldn't stop laughing. I was going to only stay for the first show but found it so hilarious that I watched all 3 showings yesterday. Khalsa School, Surrey, BC

Performances & Workshops

Professor Wow

Grade Suitability: K - 9
Duration: 45 mins.
Capacity: 600
Tech Requirements: 90-minute set up time
Fee Range: $815 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)

Lower Mainland
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
Vancouver Island Lower
Vancouver Island Mid
Vancouver Island North

There's a magical world of science all around us, exerting forces that shape our reality. Professor Wow! uses his mind-boggling circus skills to reveal these invisible forces that are right under our noses. The professor uses floating objects to demonstrate how air pressure works. He breaks the sound barrier with the crack of a bullwhip to give students a visceral understanding of sound waves. He brings the concept of lift to life, helping them understand how airplanes fly. With his expert juggling and balancing skills, Professor Wow! demonstrates Newton's three laws of motion and more.

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