All taken from our full theatrical production of Beneath in the Los Angeles State Historic Park.

Live pop up Lindsey Stirling performance and video shoot

Client: Greenlight Media for UEBoom Speakers & Lindsey Stirling

Choreographer: Suzanne “Suze-Q” Pirnat

Lead Make-up team: Adam Tenenbaum & Lisette Santana

Suzanne Down & Cirque Berzerk Productions:

  • Found location
  • Procured all Glendale fire permits & worked directly with the Americana Mall and local fire department to allow fire effects for the performance
  • Design, fabrication, rigging design and installation for the 60’ x 30’ projection screen/sail that had to remained hidden while for 24 hours while the mall was open to the public until the cue in the live performance the following evening.
  • Make-up design and hire
  • Flame thrower props concept, design, fabrication and choreography
  • Costume design
  • Casting and stage direction
  • Hire and management of pyro team
  • Design and fabrication of trident prop

LA Auto 2017 Kickoff Party

Client: LA Auto

Event: LA Auto Kickoff Party

Location: LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

Concept, staging, costuming, custom prop fabrication and design by Suzanne Down / CBP

LA Auto 2016 Kickoff Party

Client: LA Auto

Event: LA Auto Kickoff Party

Location: LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

Concept, staging, costuming, custom prop fabrication and design by Suzanne Down / CBP

For the 2nd year in a row Cirque Berzerk has provided the entertainment and costumes for the LA Auto Kick off Party. This year the theme was tropical and we ran with it! Feathered tropical bird costumes, monkey clad acrobats on Chinese Poles, Capoeira performance, HOT dancers, Carmen Miranda serving drinks out of an over sized fruit bowl – our tail feathers were shaking!

Wella Performance:

Client: Wella

Event: North American Trend & Vision Awards

Location: Aria Hotel – Las Vegas, NV

Concept, staging, costuming, design by Suzanne Down / CBP

Choreographer: Suzanne “Suze-Q” Pirnat

Client Request: Create a strong impactful stage show to open the 2015 Nava Awards show utilizing a round center stage and 30’ catwalks shooting out from 3 points of the stage.  Work in the elements of the Wella brand; strength, grace, beauty, elegance with special attention to the red logo and color of Wella’s branding.

Solution: Down brought in 2 aerial silks artist and 3 rythmic gymnast ribbon performers to work in the red swoosh of the Wella brand.  Strong male dancers and acrobats executed dynamic tumbling passes to activate the cat walks and fill the unusual stage design.   The red and black elegant and current costumes help bring this performance to the finish line encompassing everything Wella stands for. 

Stage performance included: Cyr Wheel, aerial acrobats, ground tumblers, rhythmic gymnasts, dancers and all custom choreography & costuming

LA Auto 2015

Client: LA Auto Show

Event: Great Gatsby/Roaring 20’s themed Kick off Party

Location: LA Convention Center

Concept & Art Direction by Suzanne Down / CBP


Client: Private Client

Lead Event Designer & Producer: Kristin Banta Events

Created by: Suzanne Down, Bryan Foley 

Client request: Concept, design, story board, fabricate, cast, costume, make-up, special effects, scare gag concept & design, and install a full scale haunted maze for a high end private party.

Foley & Down made all this happen when the client requested this less than 2 weeks before the event! 

Sky TV London:

Client: SkyTV London

Event: Company party for 3,000 guests

Location: Giant circus tent – London, England

Concept, Costuming and Direction by Suzanne Down / CBP

Choreographer:  Suzanne “Suze-Q” Pirnat

Human Shapes:

Producer: Suzanne Down

Choreogrpaher: Suzanne “Suze-Q” Pirnat

Director: Nathan Kim

Director of Photogrpaher & Lighting: Andrea Krout

Set Design: Bryan Foley

Set Fabrication & Finish: Paul Thompson & Rebecca Thompson

Costumes: Suzanne Down

Lead Make-up:: Lisette Santana

We gave ourselves 72 hours to see what we could come up with – this is what we did!

Sun Valley Center for the Arts:

Client: Sun Valley Center for the Arts

Location: Sun Valley, Idaho

Client request: Provide a 30 minute cirque style stage show and and walk around characters working in the themes of flight, transformation, art and particularly the painter Magritte.


Costume Design and sourcing: Suzanne Down