Corporate Cabaret, street performers and acrobatic entertainers Richard and Nikki have been Bongo Bolero since 1995.
Not only are they are highly skilled acrobats and all round circus performers but they are also consummate performers.
They have 5 stunning and highly individual shows.
A 10-minute stage show that introduces Penny and Bernie. A couple who have been on the vAriety circuit for on too many seasons. A comedy involving small hair attachments and very big egos. Excruciatingly funny, highly skilled and dangerous
Penny and Bernie’s 45-minute street theatre show that has toured the UK, New Zealand, Canada and the USA. Winner of the 1st prize at the 2003 Bridlington Buskers Competition.
Bongo Bolero will always leave their audience either in hysterics of laughter or in awe at the beauty they create. You can be sure that one of their shows is perfect for your event.
Most frequently asked question is: “Are they real?”
Two marble statuesque figures set on a classical white podium very slowly come to life…there follows a mesmerizing fusion of strength, grace and perfect fluidity of movement underscored with an emotion seemingly trapped within stone. Perfect for corporate events.
A classic adagio stage act. An emotionally charged dance of technical precision performed with a reckless disregard for gravity. A breathtaking display of physical prowess, agility and grace seamlessly choreographed to music by Penguin Café Orchestra.
A Man on a Pole
A simple and elegant piece of circus apparatus, a sixteen foot high Chinese Pole, is the dramatic setting for this act. On top are handstand blocks. A wonderful connection with the audience combined with a breathtaking display of athletism and nerve make this an edge of your seat performance. The handstand finale is a real heart-stopping moment the audience will remember for a long time.
Ice King and Queen
A luscious, rich and sparkle-tastic fusion of Ice Queen meets Moulin Rouge in a dazzling pallete of icy whites, glacial blues and subtle silver,all covered in twinkling snowflakes.
The Press, Christchurch, New Zealand