Who is Balloon maestro?
I’m Sean Rooney, born to Irish parents in London, Canada, and an innovative balloon artist/performer with Performances/installations in over 30 countries. Now based in Toronto.
Performing at Berlin’s most popular English comedy night
Playing some Jazz on a balloon at Lula Lounge in Toronto
Geometry and harmony mix and mingle in my work; balloon arrangements are treated like musical arrangements. And the music is not just metaphor- I also play music on balloon instruments of my own invention.
Opening WuQiao- China’s largest circus festival (TV audience in the hundreds of millions)
Two “Just for Laughs” gala performances, Montreal
Installations at Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, and Ontario Science Centre
The world’s first “Balloon Fashion” show- Netherlands
Celine Dion’s family Christmas party in Montreal.
Work with Cirque de Soleil- private functions
“The Venetian” in Macau
Why I'm Here, Now
-To bring the best from the world of Balloon Art to greater Toronto area.
-To help folks here imagine, design and stage fantastic events.
-To help develop a new generation of balloon artists
-To bring “Balloon-Powered Theatre” to life- here, in Toronto. Introducing balloon puppetry, costume, set design, and musical instruments into the technical and artistic traditions of the theatre, to bring “Balloon World” to life on stage.