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

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The show itself unfolds as a more intimate version of Cirque du Soleil with comedians, vocalists and an especially garrulous emcee sharing the main stage the "center ring" with aerialists, jugglers, acrobats and tumblers/body jugglers.
What did you learn about your body from playing an aerialist? I have great appreciation now for the aerialists in the circus, because I am afraid of heights.
"I do a fun burlesque number in Atlantic City every Thursday," says Hannah Risner, a New York City-based aerialist. "But then I can also do corporate work at someone's holiday party as the pretty dancer in the air."
(above) from Cork and the fire breathing rock 'n' roll aerialist Fuel Girl Kat (left) are part of the Le Haggis V1 cast at Big Burns Supper in Dumfries
Lee: I'm an aerialist, acrobat, contortionist, kind of an all-around circus performer, but I don't juggle or do unicycling, or anything like that...I do dancing and contortion.
Barry Lubin, who played Grandma the clown in the circus, resigned Friday after Zoey Dunne, then known as Zoey Philips, who worked as a former aerialist at the circus, wrote a letter to Big Apple Circus, accusing the famed performer of sexual abuse, Big Apple Circus' chairman Neil Kahanovitz said Tuesday.
"'cause" / Previously appeared in "Aerialist Narratives," published in Voices Cast Out to Talk Us In (University of Iowa Press, 1995).
Another highlight will be the breathtaking show of aerialist Angela Gonzalez from Cuba.
When Mandy is accepted into the prestigious Montreal Circus College summer program, she is excited to be on her way to fulfilling her dreams of a career in the circus, working as a rope-climbing aerialist. Circus camp turns out to be a magical combination of work and play, but when a veteran aerialist is killed in a fall, Mandy must confront the reality of circus life.
But I'll side with the Weld runner Tadaany, fourth to Captain Power in his comeback run after a gelding operation but earlier a close third to Aerialist and Ardhoomey in a Gowran maiden.
A pair on a rope left us with hearts in mouths as they plummeted to the ground, a performer in a hoop defied the laws of gravity and an aerialist combined balletic grace and brute force to pull off a stunt with an ironing board that left us all steamed up.
Two new releases from the Limelights series chronicle the burgeoning talents of an aerialist and a rock musician, respectively.
The multi-talented Livingston, 31, is an aerialist, contortionist, and actress (and former Olympic rhythmic gymnast)Goldblum has gushed that he's "lucky, lucky, lucky." The pair began dating in 2011.
In one of the walks, the daring aerialist performed while blindfolded.