tightwire


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tightwire

(ˈtaɪtˌwaɪə)
n
a wire tightrope
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Youngsters can learn how to be circus stars, from hula hooping and juggling to tightwire, thanks to the team from Glasgow's AerialEdge.
Teenage Bottlerocket, Tightwire, The Usuals and 3 to Go!: 7 p.m.
But, as Chief Executive and Commander-in-Chief, he must perform with greater agility and competence than the ordinary circus juggler handling hot potatoes while on a tightwire 100 meters up, catching and managing the balls in a calm, harmonious manner, and not drop any in the process.
Think of it like this: if there's always a net under the tightwire, we'll never perfect our balance." When I didn't respond she took my hand and sat next to me on the couch.
keeps things moving, as quick change artists Vladimir and Olga Smirnov, Sylvia Zerbini and her Liberty Horses, juggler Kris Kremo, lasso act AJ Silver, tightwire artists JuJu (Julia Figuiere and Julien Posada), hand balancers KVAS (Vladimir Kostenko and Anton Savchencko), a dog act TBA, and superstar aerialist Dolly Jacobs and partner Rafael Palacios demonstrate their skills.
Boltanski's intimate tale walks a tightwire between darkness and light, melancholy and joy.
Effectively, as a consequence of one failed campaign, Strachan is now walking on a tightwire without a safety net.
"We offer courses in such a broad range of skills - from juggling to acrobatics, trapeze, tightwire and unicycle, so whether you're after fun for the family, a new hobby or maybe a new career, we can give you all the training you need and make it happen."
The event runs from 11am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday and features juggle clubs, mixed aerial workshops for beginners and even tightwire training Find out more at the CircusMASH website.
You might almost miss his fire-eating in the melee of the grand finale, but you can't miss his performance on the tightwire just ahead of the interval, when Barnum crosses both a physical and metaphorical chasm.
A range of Kids Circus Workshop at the carnival will include rolla bola, walking globe, tightwire, diabolo, juggling, face painting, and a balloon cart.