Leslie brings a lifetime of dance training and professional circus skills to fire performance to create a unique fusion that is powerful and beautiful. She was honored with the opportunity to perform for the cast of Cirque du Soleil and has created many large-scale fire performances for everyone from Bumbershoot to Burningman. A proud native of the great state of Maine, Leslie will be making her home here in Seattle until the circus comes to town.
Fire Skills: Palm Torches, Fingers, Fans, Fire Eating, Flaming hula-hoop, Double Staff, Clubs, Poi
Leslie can be seen solo or with her fire performance troupe, Pyrosutra.
Founded in 2000, Pyrosutra is one of the leading fire-dance troupes in North America, utilizing a unique combination of fire and dance to create thought-provoking and provocative dance works. Pyrosutra has created a sophisticated, diverse, international repertoire that offers powerful entertainment for all audiences. Performances are a musically driven blend of dance techniques that include fire eating, martial arts, acrobatics, belly dance, and stilt walking with a flow that motivates eye, energy and spirit. Pyrosutra has performed at festivals and special events throughout the US and beyond.