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contortionist

a performer who contorts his body for the entertainment of others
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Onyekachi Alexander AKA Torna also a rapper came in second with cash prize of 1million Naira while Goualin Vidal AKA Skeleton, a contortionist came in third with the cash prize of 500thousand Naira.
The show briskly shuttles from one diverse act to another, gathering aerialists, jugglers, dancers, gymnasts and acrobats, contortionists, strongmen, and fire-breathers who set the Araneta Coliseum stage on fire-literally-and a rabble-rousing mime effectively interacting with the crowd in between sets and acts.
A CONTORTIONIST, clowns and a well-known television news anchor have been added to the line-up for a charity's circus-themed ball.
The multi-talented Livingston, 31, is an aerialist, contortionist, and actress (and former Olympic rhythmic gymnast)Goldblum has gushed that he's "lucky, lucky, lucky.
And it's not every day that you get to see a contortionist contort her body while firing an arrow from a longbow with her feet.
The Snake Contortionist who bends her body into unbelievable shapes or the Frogs who can complete an entire dance while doing a handstand just leave you wondering - how do they do that?
Among those entertaining crowds at the weekend was contortionist Chris Cross, who entertained Prince William at his stag party.
Petite Casey's contortionist skills were snapped up by the company when she auditioned last year.
5) L Word star Rose Rollins introduces her mom to the crowd at curve's L Word party (6) Guests at in L Word premier in Minneapolis (7) Contortionist, Blaze, at Portland, Ore's Super Queer Lusty Fun Xtravaganza (8) Lindsay Lohan at the premiere of Filth and Wisdom (9) Attorney Gloria Allred (left) and lesbian activist Robyn Tyler at the Sacramento, Calif, rally (10) Filmmaker Liliana Hueso speaks at San Francisco's Reels of Resistance event (11) San Francisco premier of Straightlaced, a film tackling gender stereotypes amongst teens
22 under the Big Top at Ed Smith Stadium, and they'll also witness Circus Sarasota acts featuring canine commander David Rosaire, quick change illusionists Vladimir and Olga Smirnov, equestrienne Caroline Williams, contortionist Alexey Goloborodko, juggler Semeon Krachinov and high flyers Dolly Jacobs and Yuri Rjkov.
A contortionist (kon-TOR-shun-ist) is a person who can bend in ways the average person cannot.
These monsters are the "freaks" who populate the fairs and street shows--the bearded lady, the contortionist, the dwarf and the giant, all of whom made money for their "owners.