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an acrobat who performs in the air (as on a rope or trapeze)

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The costly liability insurance (it averages $1,500 to $2,000 a year) has safety requirements: the height students can go is based on their skill level; and industry-standard mats have to be used below aerialists, for instance.
Taking their dues from the likes of Swedish troupe Cirkus Cirkor and our own NoFit State Circus, the cutting-edge company of international circus artists - acrobats, aerialists, musicians and stuntmen - created a unique and intimate performance full of heartfelt humour and emotional honesty.
Joining ringmaster Barrett will be a collection of acts which include the Havana Troupe of flying Cuban acrobats, aerialists from Great Britain and the USA, as well as their famous Ukrainian strong-man Hercules - who will allow a car to drive over him during the show.
The Party Animals take the stage dressed as animal rock stars, accompanied by the Silk Sisters, dancers (Dee and Jay will not be attending), and aerialists.
If I had written this column after Veronica Brenner and Deidra Dionne had won their freestyle aerialist ski jump it would have been about simple awe.
The first circus in America was established by John Bill Ricketts in 1792 in Philadelphia with a program that included acrobatic and aerialist performers, equestrian displays, and clowns.
She did sign up for circus classes ("I trained extensively,'' she said) and was first hired as an aerialist and dancer by the well-known Circus Gatti.
Aerialist and instructor Kathy Merritt offered me a giant fluffy boa that looked so good with my outfit that I raced off to find one of the photogs present to snap my new look, but Kathy ran after me and said I unfortunately could not take it from the costume department.
Written by Matthew Bulgo and directed by Elise Davison, cast members include professional Actors Cara Readle, known for her role as Layla in The Story of Tracy Beaker and Elen in Baker Boys and Dan Edge, an aerialist, in the Paralympics London 2012 Opening Ceremony, both of whom are disabled people.
The Miami-based Silos is a trained ballet dancer who works primarily as an aerialist and on the Cyr wheel, a large metal hoop in which he rolls around the stage.
This is what aerialist Nik Wallenda might look like when he undertakes a tightrope walk near the Grand Canyon.
Artist in residence at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, Petit is a French aerialist, street juggler, and stage magician.
The aerialist show was inspired by ``Miss Lala at the Fernando Circus,'' Edgar Degas' pastel of a woman, suspended from a rope clenched in her teeth, that is one of the works in the exhibit.
This book is so obviously not a scholarly production that it is a shame there is not even a bit of dish or info about those ephemeral beauties-gorgeous, behooped Ady (expanded to "Adrienne" in the chronology, sans surname, she and Man Ray spent "the summer in the south at Mougins") sunny Suzy Solidor, bewitching Kiki, and lithe Barbette, drag aerialist.
Kirby has also been a circus aerialist and acrobat on the flying trapeze.