Guinness World Record Holder (2014 Book, Page 86) and Award Winning Entertainer, featured in Ripley's Believe it or Not and
Vegas Strip Search. Carisa Hendrix has been thrilling audiences all over Canada and internationally for the past 8 years with her signature blend of classy, cute comedy entertainment.
Circus Artist, Sideshow Stunt Girl, Balloon Sculptor and now wowing crowds as a skilled Female Magician, Hendrix is one well rounded variety entertainer. As the Artistic Director of Ballyhoo Entertainment she uses her knowledge and experience to design creative entertainment options for corporate and special events.
there is not a single time where I was not completely blown away! Every time she gets on stage she presents a unique, tantalizing and exciting performance that captivates the audience. - Owen J. R.
Award winning, quality and experienced entertainment you can count on.
Don't settle for less!
Customizable shows to fit your event perfectly, from themed costumes to putting your CEO in the show.
Profesional service with a great reputation and the highest safety standards.
Always prepared and profesional.
Hendrix's Production Company Ballyhoo Entertainment offers a Full Menu of Stunning Theatrical Performances
- Elaborate choreographed theatrical Fire Shows, Circus Acts, Magic Shows and Carnival Themed Stunt Shows
- Feature acts & Grandstand show perfect for any sized event
- Roving (Walkabout) Entertainment including Stilt-Walkers, Fire-Eaters, Magicians, Living-Statues, Jugglers and Circus Performers
- Meet-and-Greet and Photo-Ops available
- Clever and Engaging Comedy with show like our Midnight Magic or Sideshow Stunt Girl Shows
- Children's entertainment including Bubble Shows Shows and Circus Workshops
- Themed entertainment for a variety of events such as: Hawaiian, Carnival, Circus, Vegas, Mardi Gras, Vaudeville, Bollywood and much more
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Blog & News
On October 9th & 10th (less than a month away) we will be hitting the stage at the beautiful Tommy Wind Theater in Las Vegas to perform my new Sci-Fi Time-Travel Magic Show which will be filmed for TV and set to air early 2016!! I can hardly believe all this is really happening. Myself […]
I’m just completely in love with this team, can we all get showbiz married? Thank you to the Canadian Ismaili Games for making us a part of your closing celebrations. I still can’t believe the warmth of the crowd. Such a great collaboration between Ballyhoo Entertainment, Trip The Light Dance and Super Nova Circus.
Stilt Waking at Centerfest. Looks like Red Deer loves giant birds! Thx to Miyako Palmer for catching this in the Red Deer Advocate. Read the article here.
More than an Entertainer
Carisa is the Editor-in-chief of Firepedia, on the board of the North American Fire Arts Association and the main organizer of Prop Fest Alberta.
Make sure to check out her podcast on fire arts and show biz at Fire Bug Podcast and the How to Eat Fire instructional DVD.
Modeling & Acting
Carisa has been privileged to model
and act with and for some of the most talented and wonderful people in Calgary. You may have seen her in the award winning experimental short Pick
by Ben Hayden or recognize her from her viral photo phenomenon Reason is Sexy
Vlogs & Blogs
Keep up with Carisa's projects and adventures through her vlog Geek Bleep
and her blog posts about gadgets, show biz, travel and more here on her blog
or over on Tumblr
Art & Design Work
In 2007, Carisa Hendrix realized a dream by attending the Alberta College of Art and Design. Since then she has participated in gallery shows, designed promotional material for many artists and produced some interesting performative and mixed media art work.
Check out her portfolio on Behance
Even as a young girl Carisa was interested in volunteering and building community, winning leadership and volunteerism awards.
Now she is the organizing force behind Prop Fest Alberta
, an annual event celebrating and bring together a community of local and international prop manipulators and circus artist. She is also on the board of the North American Fire Arts Association
a huge contributor to modern fire arts safety standards.
Fire Arts & Prop Resources
Right after high school Carisa became an educator, first at Boys and Girls Club, then at the Phoenix educational center and even at the Calgary Circus School.
This experience and passion for teaching has propelled Carisa into developing a number of educational resources, including the Fire Bug Podcast
and the How to Eat Fire instructional DVD