Meet Troy Apprill & Diane Burton, CBAs
Check out the slide show below and learn more about two of FLOAT's bonus instructors!
Troy Apprill and Diane Burton, CBAs
St. Louis, Missouri USA
Troy Apprill, CBA, established Balloonville Productions in 1986 starting on a cart
in Union Station. Since then, he has become an accomplished balloon artist and has shared his
expertise as an instructor across the US including BalloonTown and Balloon
Manor as well as internationally in Brazil and Japan.
Diane joined Balloonville over 20 years ago and has since worked alongside Troy
running a successful balloon decorating company. They have taught together
as well as individually at several of the industry’s most prominent conventions
and events, including the International Balloon Arts Convention, Ballooniversity,
FLOAT and several QBN chapters.
In 2001, Troy partnered with 'Tope Abulude at IBAC where they earned the prestigious
“Designer of the Year” award. In addition, his innovative designs have been featured many times in “Balloon Images” magazines over the past years.