DARING Amy Shipway has given up homework-marking for flying trapeze
- ditching a university teacher training place to run away with the circus.
The 30-day event, which will present a cornucopia of world-class circus acts -- from flying trapeze
artistes to trained tigers -- will be organised by the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Ras Al Khaimah in coordination with Prestige Events.
The first flying trapeze
act was presented in France in 1859.
But while flying trapeze
is a great way to build up strength and fitness, it isn't Stephanie's main reason for going.
However, the flying trapeze
was not performed until 1859 when Frenchman Jules Leotard first flew from one suspended bar to another.
Abu Dhabi High flying trapeze
artists, juggling acts, spinning ferris wheels and clowning are all going to be part of the fun of the Big Apple Circus, coming to Abu Dhabi this summer.
The Lucky Irani Circus is one of the few remaining circuses, with tickets as low as Rs 80 for a three-hour show, featuring clowns, strong men, psychic dogs, lion tamers, acrobats and high flying trapeze
Five hundred entries were submitted to the competition, with Pulcinella Awards bestowed on ZDF's series Fun With Claude, Nickelodeon's The Penguins of Madagascar, and Fuji TV's Flying Trapeze
, among others.
Yannis Michalandos of Flying Trapeze
at the InterContinental told Qatar Tribune, "We have created a mix of entertainment in the form of Leisure Sports; we offer a daily Circus School, including a full size flying trapeze
, with 'Kids Only Sessions' and special 'Open Sessions' for all ages.
Tyler Polen sang impressively at the performance I heard, and made his way without flaw through a complicated staging that places him constantly in the spotlight, sometimes on a flying trapeze
Considering the physical strength necessary for a lot of flying trapeze
work, it's no wonder most aerial partnerships are usually male-female.
French aerialis, Jules Leotard iscredited with inventing both leotard tights and the flying trapeze