BaD Jul 29, 2020 - Stunt Artists
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Circus skills are a group of disciplines that have been performed as entertainment in circus, sideshow, busking, or variety, vaudeville or music hall shows. Most circus skills are still being performed today.
Common acts include a variety of acrobatics, gymnastics (including tumbling & trampoline), aerial acts (such as trapeze, aerial silk, corde lisse), contortion, stilt-walking, & a variety of other routines. Juggling is one of the most common acts in a circus; the combination of juggling and gymnastics is called equilibristics & includes acts like plate spinning & the rolling globe. Acts like these are some of the most common & the most traditional.
Daredevil stunt acts, freak shows, & sideshows are also parts of some circus acts, these activities include human cannonball, chapeaugraphy, fire eating, breathing, & dancing, knife throwing, magic shows, sword swallowing, or strongman.