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contortionist

a performer who contorts his body for the entertainment of others
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In another, a lithe and limber contortionist balances five candelabras on her four limbs and head as she twists her body on a platform.
Anything goes from dance troupes to acrobats, magicians to comedians and dancing dogs to contortionists, and the show is open to any performer of any age.
Exclusive to Muscat City Centre, performances include unique diabolo, hula hoop, foot juggling and contortionists, among others.
One particular venue is struggling to make ends meet - new blood is needed and it's finally found when Dr Haze rolls into town with his Vampire Vaudeville show, featuring hair-hanging beauties, twisted contortionists, flying aerialists, demon dwarfs, gyrating jugglers, voodoo warriors, pickled people, sword swallowers and its latest and greatest newfound star The Ventriloquist.
Throwing all they have at it, the show features jugglers, magicians, unicycles, contortionists, German wheels, stilts walking, trampoline, Russian bar, pole balancing and much more.
Cabaret shows will take place in the evenings, starting with a family friendly variety performances from 6pm, featuring Chinese pole artists, circus juggling, contortionists and hula-hooping.
19 with former NHL hockey stars Rick Vaive and Marty McSorley as well as jugglers, fire eaters and contortionists.
Then I got the Cirque du Soleil DVD and I watched it all the time, and contortionists on YouTube and just copied them.
Acts will include springboard acrobats, contortionists, bowl kicking, diabolos, Wheel Of Death, plate spinning, actor acrobatics, hoop jumping and Bicycle Girls.
IMG chief Forstmann booked a marching band, cancan dancers, contortionists and Brazilian singer Bebel Gilberto.
The Dream Master Entertainment show has been created by artistic directors and choreographers Marcela Bello and Javier Galeano and includes bubble contortionists, an action painter and a dancer with a colourful spinning act.
Out go the fat blokes in costumes that look as if they were made by their mums--in come the female contortionists on a "journey through flavour".