The Littlest Greatest Show on Earth. Let Ringmaster Rob take you on a journey to see the amazing feats of strength and cleverness exhibited by the humble flea.
While being the scourge of dogs and cats around the world, some members of the often maligned flea fraternity have turned their backs on being a pest. Instead these upper-class fleas have decided to turn their amazing strength to the entertainment of humans.
The audience will be shown a short video of the history of fleas with their possible interaction with the Egyptians and how events such as the fall of the Roman Empire may have been caused by the humble flea. How could such small beings have had such an impact of the history of the world?
The world famous opera singer, Enrico D’flea, will perform his rendition of “Oh sole mio” and be met with thunderous applause. Ringmaster Rob will show other feats of amazement with his troupe of performing fleas. He will even have a conversation with a flea right in front of the audience.
The climax will be when the troupe, in the great tradition of performing circus families from around the world, come together and enter the circus ring with high wire, trapeze, high dive and flea-cannon ball, to name but a few of the amazing feats. The brave fleas will perform feats that even a human may find terrifying.
During the performances, the audience will experience: – Displays of miniature strength. – The outstanding dedication of the tiny performers to entertain their human audiences. – Be amazed at the terrible temerity and illimitable, inimitable intrepidity of the tiny performers.
So, come to the amazing Flea Circus and suspend your imagination while you see what may seem impossible.
Your opinion of the flea may never be the same again Come and enjoy the magical experience of Ring master Rob and his display of performing fleas.
(Note only environmentally certified fleas take part in each performance and no flea is hurt during the performances)
Robert Bremner – aka Magic Rob
The magic of puppets and the mystique of the circus have always been fascinating to Magic Rob. Magicians, with their ways to do the impossible, are an endless source of amazement for Rob.
As a boy, Magic Rob performed for his family and friends with glove puppets and marionettes (string puppets). Over time, engineering studies and life distracted him. However, eventually, the magic took over his life!
As a performer, the joy of seeing happy and amazed people of all ages is exciting. Magic Rob loves using magic routines and puppets, especially ventriloquism, to entertain and teach. He also is an accomplished juggler performing with balls, clubs, rings and even fire clubs.
Magic Rob has studied the practice of magic, puppets, ventriloquism and juggling in Australia and overseas. Learning new skills from other masters has allowed Magic Rob to develop the ability to perform for many types of audiences with different types of shows. He has performed for a diverse range of audiences in Australia and overseas.
The history of circus goes back a long way. The performers who make circus happen draw on the methods of performers that go back thousands of years. Magic Rob’s Flea Circus performances bring together many of the skills that he has fine-tuned and integrates them with the history of the “big top” style of the circus
Magic Rob is a past President of the Sydney Ring (branch) of the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM). He continues to support the art of magic through his membership of the IBM and other societies in Australia and overseas. Magic Rob regularly performs his magic for diverse audiences as well as using magic and ventriloquism for teaching purposes.