RESUME 

 about 

Eric has worked around the world with his award-winning cigar box juggling and russian bar acts. He has performed with Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Eloize and The 7 Fingers, including as an original cast member of their touring show, Sequence 8.

 

  His writing and photography have been published in the magazines Iron & Air and The Seasonals, as well as on his blog, Beautiful Problems.

 

He is a co-founder and performing artist in the Barcode Circus Company, a Montreal-based non-profit circus, and is currently touring with their theatrical circus show, Sweat & Ink.

performance 

Shows

Cirque du Soleil   |   Vitori  |   2019  |   Russian Bar, Preshow

Barcode Circus Company  |   Sweat & Ink   |   2019  |   Performer, Producer

Palazzo Columbino  | Cabaret   |   2019  |   Cigar Boxes, Russian Bar

Cirque du Soleil  |   Shanghai Double 11   |   2019  |   Russian Bar

Cirque du Soleil   |   Monaco   |   2019  |   Russian Bar, Character

Cirque du Soleil   |   G7 Summit Charlevoix   |   2019  |   Russian Bar

7 Fingers   |   Vice & Vertu   |   2017  |   Actor, Cigar Boxes, Russian Bar

La Tohu   |   Coup de Coeur   |   2017  |   Cigar Boxes, Russian Bar

Urbanatix   |   Drop the Beat   |   2016  |   Cigar Boxes, Russian Bar

7 Fingers   |   Queen of the Night   |   2014  |   Cigar Boxes

7 Fingers  |   Sequence 8   |   2012-2015  |   Cigar Boxes, Russian Bar, Banquine

Television

Tu Si Que Vales    |   2019  |  ​​

It's Showtime!  |    2017 

Gala Incroyable |    2017 

France's Got Talent  |    2016 

La Plus Grande Cabaret du Monde  |   2013, 2014

Awards and Distinctions

Silver Medal   |   Cirque de Demain  |   2018  |   Russian Bar

Audience Choice Award   |   Cirque de Demain   |   2018  |   Russian Bar

Audience Choice Award   |   Dundas Street Festival   |   2017  |   Street Performance

Audience Choice Award   |   Coup de Coeur, Tohu   |   2017  |   Russian Bar

Bronze Medal   |   Cirque de Demain   |   2013  |   Cigar Boxes

La Republique International des Arts du Cirque   |   Best Manipulation Act   |   2012  |   Cigar Boxes

La Republique International des Arts du Cirque  |   Best Acrobatic Act  |   2012  |   Russian Bar

Published Works 

Magazines

The Great Corner   |   The Seasonals  |   2020   

Between Everything and Nothing   |   Iron & Air   |   2016 

© 2020 by Eric Bates