Experience fire up close! In this walk act, Verena goes from table to table to show her fakir skills. It seems like magic when she puts the fire on her skin but never burns herself. Even fire eating seems totally easy when she does it. But beware and don’t try this at home.

This walk act is not a fire show but a whole new experience. For a distinction between fire show and fakir walk act, please check out the text below.

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© Besitos Karlsruhe


© Besitos Karlsruhe


©  Christian Lang, Foto Palladium


© Oliver Filipzik


© Christian Lang, Foto Palladium

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  • What is a Walk Act?

    A walk act or walking act is a non-choreographed, spontaneous act and could be called "living decoration".This can be many things: colourful stiltwalkers with impressive costumes; jugglers spreading a circus atmosphere; balloon artists giving away little balloon animals and many more. Unlike a show, this way of performing is more flexible, not tied to one place and perfect for spontaneous interaction with the audience. In front of individual people and groups the walk act shows some tricks, poses for photos and moves on. A big advantage is seeing the performer up close and not on a faraway stage.

    Walk acts are very versatile. Here are a few ideas of how to incorporate a walk act into your event:

    • Greeting the guests at the start of an event and posing for photos
    • Fakir walk act: going from table to table in restaurants and showing the art of fire eating up close
    • Dancing in clubs with the Mirror Suit as a living disco ball
    • Walking in parades on stilts
    • Balloon modelling at all sorts of parties and festivals
    • Eyecatcher on stilts for big events to draw attention, e. g. at trade fairs, festivals
    • Juggling or clown walk act for a circus themed event
    • Stiltwalking through a christmas market, e. g. as a Snowflake or Miss Santa

    And many more!

  • How long does a Walk Act take?

    Verena's walk acts can last anything from 20 minutes to several hours, depending on how you want to incorporate the walk act into your event. These are the standard options for you:

    • Greeting the guests: 30 to 60 minutes at the start of an event, to greet the guests and pose for photos, for example on stilts
    • Several little appearances: 4 x 20 minutes throughout the day or evening
    • Fakir: ca. 20 to 40 minutes going from table to table so the guests can see the art of fire eating up close

    The duration of any walk act can be adjusted to your event needs. Get in touch and get your customized offer. Longer appearances are possible as well, depending on the costume. Please note that after about two hours there needs to be a break.

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