Firelfy Theatre & Circus

acrobat troupe

Firefly Theatre is known for thought-provoking thrills and stunning displays of athleticism and grace. Alberta’s award-winning Aerial Circus Performance Company has captivated audiences at festivals and events throughout North America and beyond, including the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D. C., the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and Canada Day in London, England.

Firefly Theatre’s work is unique in Alberta and has been described as “spectacular and breathtaking,” The Sun, “gorgeous and terrifying,” Vue Weekly and “fresh, funny, neck-craning spectacles,” The Journal. Please visit for more information.

Bio Information for Annie Dugan Annie is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Firefly Theatre & Circus. She is the founder and Executive Director of the Firefly Circus Academy, now in it’s 16th year of teaching community members to fly. And she still likes to Hula Hoop! Annie is delighted to be performing with the ESO this holiday season. Merry Christmas!

Bio information for Sandra Olarte Sandra Olarte is a graduate of the École Nationale de Cirque’s Instructor in Circus Arts program and has performed as an aerialist in France, Costa Rica, the U.S., and Canada. As an artist she strives to create a deep and meaningful connection with her audience. Sandra is overjoyed to be performing with Firefly Theatre for all of you this holiday season!

Bio information for the Pops Pups Mochi and Berri are so excited to be performing once again with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. They have appeared onstage with the ESO, Firefly Theatre and Circus, & Dynamo Dogsports. Additionally, Mochi is a Superdogs Alumnus. They look forward to meeting you in the lobby after the show!

Bio information for the AcroBalancers Trust, balance and athleticism are words that come to mind when witnessing this hand to hand duo act. Lyne Gosselin and Normand Boulé present a stunning act creating memorable acrobatic movement. They are thrilled to be here with Firefly Theatre and all of you.