Shows

The Birdmann ‘LIVE’

A man like no man, the internationally infamous ‘Vanguard of Vaudeville,’ award winning, festival favourite with the finest collection of classic comedy variety acts in the world! Following ten world tours and a hit from the Australian National Circus Festival to the Edinburgh Fringe witness absurdist facts and avant-garde acts like plastic bag juggling, interactive origami extravaganzas, microphone stand chin balancing and more. Fly to the future in the face of global catastrophes to find fun and freedom that is truly fantastic! ★★★★”- Times Colonist

* Available as a ‘LIVE’ Show or now as an online downloadable film here.

“SEE IT. DON’T MISS IT! Australia’s Trent Baumann creates a unique, quirky world. It’s 21st century vaudeville with a Post Modern twist. Baumann is one of a kind and the show is what every performer in this particular genre aspires to. A huge reveal at the end will fill you with joy and laughter. I’d see it twice but would feel greedy depriving someone else of the great pleasure. Oh, what the heck, I’m going to see it again! ★★★★” -Vancouver Courier

“Situationist heart-throb Birdmann delivers chic subversion in a suit. Nonetheless, he is funny. This local performer is one of an admirable few who is willing the bloody demise of orthodox comedy. It’s invigorating to see such a messy triumph. ★★★★” – Helen Razer, The Age

The Birdmann ‘LIVE’ Trailer from Trent Baumann on Vimeo.

THE BIRDMANN in MOMENTOUS TIMING

A one man romantic comedy solo circus show about looking for love. After a mysterious blackout the man like no man stops his heart, balances an ironing board on his head and executes an interpretive dance in five inch sequin stilettos that was a guest act with Le Soiree at the Sydney Opera House. Audiences have declared it hilarious and heart-warming in that you won’t get what you expect!

“Sometimes it is easy to lose sight of what a Festival is all about, but this show is reaffirming. A breath of fresh air. The Birdmann is hilariously funny and technically brilliant. This show is possibly the cleverest, funniest and most well-crafted thing you will see this festival. DO GO and SEE IT! ★★★★★” –melbartsfash.com 

“The Birdmann’s unique style sets him apart from pretty much any other show … channeling the vaudeville of old to create a genre that is all his own.” –thegroggysqirrel.com

“The Birdmann is a clever performer who mixes comedy with a little bit of sleight of hand and circus arts… the perfect late night show.” – australianstage.com.au

The BIRDMANN in MOMENTOUS TIMING from Trent Baumann on Vimeo.

BIRDHOUSE – Cool Children’s Concert

A fantastic experience mixed with world class comedy variety acts! Direct from touring to over fifteen countries The Birdmann of Australia is infamous on the international variety circuit and is now joined by the adorable neo-jazz musician from Japan, Egg. Together they go on a live cartoon action eco-friendly comedy adventure to discover what a ‘home’ is in our modern times!

“Highly regarded Birdmann has an endless imagination capable of producing complex and thought – provoking yet hilarious performance ideas” – Mike Finch, Former Artistic Director of Circus Oz

“beautifully-executed physical comedy and music of surprise and delight” –CBC

This is the Word of Egg- English from Trent Baumann on Vimeo.

THERE IS NO I IN FAIL/I FORGOT TO FLY TODAY

Follow a day in the life of a man who decides to have the day of his life! Featuring Baumann’s trademark one-line jokes and variety imagery it’s like a massive motivational monologue that is uplifting and hilarious.
In a stylish cloud suit make way for a creative genius who makes a piano out of newspaper,
balances a tower of milk crates on his head and climbs inside a giant inflatable seven foot balloon for the finale!
With an exquisite musical score by Japanese Composer Sachie this poetic comedy can be performed in
a venue or a site specific setting and is a totally engaging theatrical experience for all.

This is what a Fringe show should look like. Trent Baumann proves yet again why he is the
King of Fringe. This newest production from the legendary Fringe creator of the Birdmann is
incredibly enjoyable and engaging.” -showbill.ca

Australian performer Trent Baumann is a compulsively likable stage presence in this playful
one-man show about living to your full potential.
” -Vancouver Sun

(This brand new show is now completed and here is the pre-made trailer.)