Marion has worked as a performer with Britains leading Circus Theatre companies including Snapdragon cicus, Medicine show, Fanshen which she co-directed alongside Rachel Henson and NoFitState Circus. She performed character work, clowning, firedancing with staff and club swinging, juggling and magic.
She trained as a clown doctor and worked at Edinburgh Sick Kids Hospital1996. Marion has worked as a physical performer with multidisciplinary company Oceanallover since 2000.
She has toured nationally and internationally, including performances for HRH Prince Charles at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh, for the Braveheart premiere at Stirling castle, for the Emir of Quatar at Aladdin’s Kingdom, Qatar and at arts festivals throughout Britain, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
Marions TV and film credits include the BBC Scotland documentary featuring Clytemnestras Bairns (which won an Edinburgh Festival First), the BBC Scotland documentary Taxi, Eolas, for which she performed Firedance and the part of Player Queen in Cromwell Productions’ feature film of Hamlet.
“Magical mix of the delicate and the dangerous” – The Scotsman
“An awesome spectacle” – The Herald and Post
“Artistic, beautifully choreographed, totally professional” – The Catch Magazine
Walkabout and street theatre
“Popular multi-talented entertainer Marion Kenny provided some well recieved clown antics which had the crowds quivering with laughter” – Eastern Bay News
The show consists of a series of beautifully choreographed fire dances, which draw inspiration from the spear dances of the Woman Warrior of the Peking Opera, and the contemporary circus art of clubswinging.Whirling dervishes of fire spin across the stage to haunting original soundtracks creating a spectacular effect. Live music can also be provided for events.
Length: 20 minutes
The Scottish Bluebell Fairy and her beautiful baby Damien will rove festivals and events with her pram full of suprises! Expect the unexpected, side splitting surreal and absurd humour at every turn, Fully licensed to improvise. Other characters also available for stylish interactive cabaret/street theatre.
Music, storytelling, juggiling and clowning. A rib-tickling show were children will be encouraged to try their hand at plate spinning, become magicians assistants and part of a cast of thousands.
Length: 45 minutes
A cocktail of eccentric cabaret. A show packed full of magic and comic stunts with a sprinkling of circus tricks including juggling and plate spinning.
Length: 45 minutes.