Annie is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Edmonton’s Firefly Theatre & Circus. She is the founder and Executive Director of The Firefly Circus Academy, which is currently in its seventeenth year of teaching people to fly and the Executive Producer of the Alberta Circus Arts Festival. Annie has received the Mayor’s Award for Innovative Artistic Direction, a Canada 150 Award, and is a Global TV Woman of Vision.
Berri is a six-year-old Miniature Australian Shepherd. She has performed with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra (Candy Cane Gala 2016 & 2017, Christmas Pops 2019), the EAC’s Pop Up Parades and in Firefly Theatre’s productions VIVAREE, Inferno, Panache and Let There Be Height. She is a Trick Dog Champion (TDCH) and has titles in Competitive Dog Agility (ADC, SGDC, ADDC) and Barn Hunt (NATO, RATO).