rope dancer


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rope dancer

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ropedancer

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(Theatre) another name for a tightrope walker
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She has spent the last two years since its release on the road, and is now promoting its follow-up, The Punch Drunk Tight Rope Dancer, due out before Christmas.
This is the story of a travelling rope dancer called Juliette who is forced to seek refuge in a remote abbey with her daughter in a bid to hide the secrets of her past.
Rope dancers and acrobats could mount their shows indoors, but it appears that at the Rose in Bristol the most commodious space would have been the outdoor yard.