about Phileas

Phileas Flash (aka British born performer Rupert Appleyard)  has been capturing hearts worldwide with his brilliant brand of balloon art, charming comedy and crazy magic for over thirteen years.
 Armed only with a little wit, a lot of talent and a big bag of balloons he's traveled all over the globe and amazed audiences everywhere from Iceland to Egypt, Australia to Dominican Republic and everywhere in between.


Phileas has performed for Hollywood celebrities, won international awards, twisted balloons for dukes and duchesses and frequently appears on television in both Canada  (where he now lives) and internationally. Most recently he was approached by American broadcaster AMC to make Walking Dead balloon art for their award-winning image spot "Life imitates AMC"

Phileas Flash is also a talented actor and master of disguise. Check out the gallery to see some of his many faces. 

So if you've ever been blown away by a balloon dog be prepared for you are about to be blindsided by the balloony brilliance of Phileas Flash