Angela (aka FyreFoxx) Babcock-Alessio’s passions lie in dance, music, entertainment and performance arts. She has been involved with professional event coordination/ production, and dance troupe management from a young age. Her involvement with transformational festivals and live performance/ theater extends throughout the United States. She has worked as a performer and production in the festival industry including; Harmony/ Techno-Tribal, Earthdance, Reggae on the River, Wanderlust, Gathering of the Vibes and Burning Man. She also has been involved in visionary productions such as Mystic Beat Lounge, Lightseeed and Space Island all which integrate cutting edge music, live performance, set and light design and interactive experiences. As a fire dancer, Angela loves collaborating talents, visions, creative experiences with other artisans and musicians.
Angela has an extensive background in dance and is trained in a variety of styles including; jazz, modern, lyrical, Tahitian, hip-hop & dance- theater. She has performed throughout the United States with a variety of multi-faceted troupes. She has been trained in a number of Martial Arts that have inspired much of her style and have shaped her training techniques. As a fire dancer, Angela also creates and teaches choreography, combining styles and integrating them into her dance flow
Angela is a self-taught fire dancer/ performer, and began spinning fire in 1999. Her interest in the Electronic music culture (know as EDM), lead her to the art of spinning LED/Black light poi. She continued to teach herself how to move and integrate her dance style with the movement of a variety of fire dancer props; single staff, double staff, single hula-hoop, double hula hoops, snakes, fans, umbrellas, fire eating and breathing. She soon began professionally fire dancing at corporate events, festivals, weddings, and private parties with larger troupes. She continues to blend her self-taught knowledge and her dance-trained background to create spectacular shows with the flair and art of a fire-dancer.
As the fire dancer entertainment scene has exploded around the world, Angela is experienced with working in both the festival and corporate environment. She is skilled in fire safety and technical abilities. She understands and is proficient at multi-prop dancing, choreography, musical outlining and live performance. Angela’s aptitudes involve working with solo dancers or entire troupes to create original live fire dance performance and experiences.
Angela has co-created a number of dance and fire troupes while establishing herself as a fire dancer choreographer, dance troupe manager, production and show manager, creative director and audio/video assistant. Angela’s fire dancer performance experience also includes dancing to live music on stage with other musicians or DJ’s.
She currently works in Kauai, Hawaii as primary dancer, choreographer, and asst. manager with Soul Fire Productions.