Major Conrad Flapps: Roving Performances
The worlds only human airplane, Clown Aviator Major Flapps, talks with a kazoo as he enlists passerbys (2-l0 people) as his signaler and flying crew for a brief flypast.
Fiddling Clown Aviator, Major Flapps plays stand-in-line square dances, sit-down square dances and forms a blues band with passerbys on various instruments he is carrying in his flight bag.
Motor Roving, Major Flapps, dressed as a clown mechanic, inspects and directs walking traffic for motor maintenance, wheel alignment and body shape.
Major in the Maritimes: Major Flapps dressed as a live, fiddling Maritime fisher, creates fishing scenes with passerbys as jiggers, dory rowers, cods, sharks, sea horses and ocean animators ("Eb and Flo").
Snow Show: Major Flapps skates or skis in recreational settings to kibbitz with passerbys waiting for lifts, or on the slopes.
Roving Presentation Highlights
Commonwealth Games (Victoria, B.C., l996)
Expo 86 (Vancouver)
Molson Indy 500 (Vancouver)
Universal City Walk Street Festival, [Los Angeles, U.S.A.]
Scotland International Bicycle Races (Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee)
International Earth Day (New York City, USA)
Canada Day (Ottawa, Calgary)
World University Games (Edmonton)
Youth Olympics (Sudbury, Ontario)
Alberta Summer Games (Wetaskiwin)
B.C. Lions (Vancouver)
Canada Winter Games (Jasper, Alberta)
Whistler Street Performers Festival (BC)
World Dinosaur Festival (Edmonton)
Canadian Airlines Family Day (Vancouver)
International Airlines Conference (Vancouver)
Bend International AirShow (Oregon, USA)
International Festival of the Arts (Wellington, New Zealand)
Vancouver Sea Festival
WinterFest (Innisfail, Alberta)
Whistler International Street Performers Festival (Vancouver)
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