An individual (or group of) performance artist(s) who utilize a form of object manipulation involving props such as poi, batons, staves, hoops, fans, etc., which are lit on fire and exhibited as a form of self expression - typically through the mediums of dance, theatrics, or martial arts.
What We Do
The United Fire Artists (UFA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated towards the promotion of the Fire Performance Arts with a primary focus on providing Fire Safety Education and Training.
• To act as a liason between State and Local Fire Marshalls and members of the fire performance community.
• To provide up to date information to our members through Newsletters, Forms, and FAQ's.
• To educate new performers in fire safety procedures
• To promote a set of best practices that minimize harm or injury.