Jamie Atkins juggles red rings while standing on a tight rope

Plenty of impressive tricks to make you laugh, gasp, and cheer! 


Date & Time

March 11, 20237:00pm - 8:00pm Add to calendar


Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre, 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey, BC

Tickets & Pricing


Buy tickets to Circus Incognitus

Special 4-pack ticket pricing is available by phoning the Box Office: 604-501-5566 

Surrey SPARK Stages brings you another adult-friendly family show for kids—that the whole family will love! With plenty of impressive tricks and humorous antics, Circus Incognitus is Jamie Adkins’ unforgettable one-man circus show that will have you holding your breath between laughs!

“Jamie Adkins is the kind of clown who wins rave reviews from cynical critics and preschoolers alike.” - The Montréal Gazette 

Circus Incognitus, created and performed by circus artist Jamie Adkins, sits in that magical land of theatre that is truly enjoyable for all ages. 

An eclectic clown, juggler, balancing artist and acrobat, Adkins has performed Circus Incognitus more than 1,000 times in 27 countries.

This international hit has a very European street theatre feel, it is hilarious, poetic, and elegantly simple. Adkins’ exceptional circus skills and performance style are a throwback to the great clowns of silent film and the golden age of cartoons with plenty of impressive tricks that will make you gasp and laugh while you cheer him on!

"There aren't many shows you could comfortably take both your great-granny and your littlest niece along to, but this is one of them." - Fest Magazine, Edinburgh

About Jamie Adkins 

Recognized worldwide for his undeniable talent as an acrobat, juggler and clown, Jamie Adkins began his career at age 13 where he delighted passers-by as a street performer in his hometown of San Diego, CA. His path led him to the Pickle Family Circus in San Francisco and later to Cirque Éloize in Montréal, Québec. There, he created his first show TYPO, which received international acclaim from critics and audiences alike. Jamie then created his second solo show Circus Incognitus and has performed it over 1,000 times in the Americas, Europe, Australia and China, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Macau, Mexico, Italy, New Caledonia and Bermuda including hundreds of shows throughout Canada and the United States.

Jamie has performed in the Sydney Opera House, the Kennedy Centre, the Lincoln Centre and the New Victory Theatre. He played for three weeks at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and had a three-month run at Les Bouffes Parisiens in Paris in 2015. 

Now a Canadian citizen who has lived in Quebec (Gatineau) for almost 20 years, Jamie Adkins is recognized as one of the most talented contemporary circus artists in Canada. He is recognized by his peers for his imagination, talent, ingenuity, and contribution to the circus and clowning arts and for making the art form accessible and appreciated by a wide variety of audiences. He is unquestionably one of the most brilliant artists of his generation of circus performers. 


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