Fakir: One who practices extreme self-discipline in order to perform feats of magic & endurance.
“Modern Fakir” is Dai Andrews’ signature performance: an exciting, humorous and participatory journey through the colorful history of mind-over-body phenomenon presented by a living master of these ancient traditions. It examines the venerable sages who created these strange arts, the cultures from which they emerged, and explores what we can learn from them today.
This extreme performance presents new, strange and marvelous demonstrations you will never find anywhere else alongside re-imagined favorites, presented with humor and wit. Dai Andrews enthralls audiences with the mind bending exhibition of feats from Hindu Fakirs, Shaolin monks and beyond. Modern Fakir provides a unique glimpse into the potential of the human body.
“Modern Fakir” also features:
Original score by Ego Likeness
Additional music by Kevin MacLeod
Costume Design by Kat Marquet
Dai Andrews performances can be customized with different acts and performance lengths, from just a few minutes to a two hour full evening feature, according to the needs of the client or venue.
All Dai Andrews performances feature lots of comedy, audience participation and an original musical score.
His performances never contain any blue humor and are appropriate for all ages.
Dai always treats his audience and volunteers with respect.