Martin Varallo

“You had us all on the edge of our seats!”

"Excellent comedian... great charisma and stage presence."
Pomp, Duck and Circumstance

"We knew the show had really started when you came on."
Alan Cummings


Martin Varallo has been a performer, comedian and teacher for over 20 years. Most recently he has performed his solo act, “15 - Love” with Cirque Du Soleil. As teacher he is currently giving masterclasses world wide and will be holding week long residencies at FLiP circus school in Quebec.

He created “The Mat Velvet and Charlie Show” a character driven skill and comedy show with Dominique Major, one of the worlds few female German Wheel artists.

He is artistic director and partner in Stretch People a unique comedy double act. Founded in 1992 and focusing on everyday object manipulation, eccentric dance, physical and verbal comedy. Creating circus routines, cabaret acts and full length theatre shows. Stretch people have toured internationally in the worlds top dinner variety venues, galas and festivals. Stretch People have continued to create, perform and share their knowledge with the funding and support of the British Arts Council, Eastern Arts, The Junction, Wysing Arts and the Foundation for Sports and Arts, UK.

He writes, directs and gives masterclasses for solo performers, small groups and circus companies alongside performing.


Martin Varallo ~ Comedian, Actor, Clown, Mime, Improviser, Teacher and Playful Creative.

FLIP circus school has developed a show team and has started a preparatory programfor those wishing to enter the ENC Montreal. More here.

"Mat Velvet & Charlie Show" returns from a fabulous and very successful 6 week tour of British Columbia. Click here for more.

Martin has been working and devising with Philippe Thibaudeau from TOTEM.

Featured in the new casting video for Cirque Du Soleil. Click here to view.

L A T E S T  N E W S . . .

Martin Varallo performing “15 -Love” with Cirque Du Soleil.

MC for IEEE 50th anniversary Conference and major events worldwide.

Performing with Mercedes Chenard in “I’m Sorry”, a character driven comedy act.

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