Kai Leclerc, Canadian, was born
and raised in Milan, Italy. As a child already he is
attracted to the world of circus, theatre and
He studies Literature and
History at Montreal University. During his years at
university he meets the founder of the multi-media group
"L'Ecran Humain", Paul St-Jean, who introduces him to the
basics of acrobatics. He then performs with this group at
festivals throughout the world.
Kai is fascinated by the
foolhardiness and discipline of the circus acrobats and
decides to dedicate himself to a little-known sector of
acrobatics, which can be described as "ceiling walking",
which he learnt from 1995 to 1996. He is thus able to
make true his dream of bringing together illusion, magic
Birth of his daughter Kira.
Guy Caron, co-founder of the "Cirque du Soleil", invites
him to Las Vegas and to the Montreal Casino.
he performs his number at Circus Roncalli
Silja Line Cruise (Helsinki/Finland).
he is invited to the international Circus-Festival in
Monte Carlo (Monaco), to Linnanmàki Park
(Helsinki/Finland) and to the Cirque d'Hivers Bouglione
(Paris/France). He wins awards at the Cirque d'Hiver
Bouglionne, as well as the Louis Merlin and Emmanuel
Bellini prize at the International Circus Festival Monte
appearances at Circus Krone (Germany) and in various
In the same year he creates with
Masha Dimitri and under the direction of Clown Dimitri,
the new piece "Upside Down".
guest performances of his ceiling walking number at the
Tivoli Kopenhagen and at the Isrotel in Eilat,
he goes on tour with Circus Knie (Switzerland) and there
plays the reprises together with Masha Dimitri and
performs his ceiling walking number.
works at Ringling Brothers and Barnum and & Bailey
circus , performs as guest at the Late Show of David
Letterman and in other TV shows: NHK in Japan and ZDF in