contortionist


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contortionist

a performer who contorts his body for the entertainment of others
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I kept going and going, and when I was 13 I saw a contortionist.
I have always been flexible and I'm a bit of a contortionist," she says.
On the heels of the campaign's launch, the CMPB is launching a statewide consumer contest -- seeking contortionists and their stories about how milk helps them in their flexible endeavors.
BOTTLE OF ODKA Mongolian contortionist on the beach
He's not giving away what moves he will be making in the show - but recently broke a contortionist world record.
There were children's funfair rides, craft stalls, samba bands and workshops, contortionist, zorbing, boat lake, Punch and Judy and a 50-foot beach in the middle of the high street.
A CONTORTIONIST and escapologist who entertained Prince William during his stag party is one of the star acts of three days of cultural activities taking place in Chester this weekend.
Jumeirah Beach Park, Al Mamzar Beach Park and Zabeel Park are all hosting activities from around lunchtime onwards, including horse rides, bouncy castles, nighttime juggling in ultraviolet lights, a bubble contortionist and in the evening light shows and stage shows.
The acts tonight include a pair of rappers from Cork, a dance contortionist and a young actor.
Contortionist Delia Du Sol squeezed herself into a box at Piccolinos restaurant in Brindleyplace to represent the Eleven Brindleyplace's flexible rent structure which will offer potential occupiers the opportunity to take leases on considerably shorter terms than in traditional Grade A office space.
JUDGE: Simon; HOPEFUL: Young competitors; CUTTING IT: Saw sculptor, drag tap and a pirates' chorus line; SPLITS TEASE: Girl contortionist performs an eye-watering pose for Britain's Got Talent judges