Strange, Funny and Bizarre Circus Performers
Circus is a group of skilled and professional performers or artists, performing different acts to entertain, together with the company employees and officials, performing trained animals, traveling wagons to transport the circus from one place to another, animal cages and other circus equipment. Circus is a public entertainment, usually set in a large area or place with large tents as an outdoor or indoor arena for featuring clowns, acrobats, trained animals, trapeze acts, musicians, hooper, tightrope walkers, jugglers, magicians, unicyclist, cannonball, fire eating, knife throwing, and many more stunt-oriented artists. The ringmaster often led the opening ceremony and introduced every act that will be performed for the show, and the most visible performer in the circus. The ringmasters are often the owner, manager and artistic director of the circus.
Circus Traveling Trains or Wagons
1) Tightrope Walker
2) Circus Hooper
Twirling and Fire Poi Dance
Fire dancing also known as Fire Twirling or Fire Spinning, are the group of performance of disciplined artists involving manipulation of fire objects, such as wicking (strand of loose woven, braided or twisted fibers) soaked in fuel and draws out flames. Baton twirling, rhythmic gymnastic and juggling are also “disciplined objects manipulation performances”.
Cord Lisse Performers
6) Hair Hanging Performer
Rhythmic Gymnastic and Baton Twirling
8) Chair Balancing
9) Stilt Walker
10) Circus Clowns
Chapeaugraphy Circus Act
12) Plate Spinning
13) Fire Eating Act
Fire Eater or Fire breather, are an amazing and weird performers of sideshows, street performers and circus, using set of simple cast iron- torch soaked in kerosene or fuel and draw flames, insert in the performer’s mouth and extinguish the flames. In the late 1880s, the Hindus, Fakirs and Sadhu was a common performance as their spiritual rituals, and later became a common sideshow performances. Fire eating should be done by professionals or skilled performers, due to hazardous and danger on the health of exhalation or inhalation of gas.
14) Sword Swallowing
Sword swallowing is an act of an artists of inserting sword into his mouth down to his esophagus towards the stomach, and considered dangerous and a high risk of internal injuries. The process is not actually “swallowing of the sword”, by an act of volition or holding back a conscious choice or putting down by force of an object into the body.
Glass Eating Act
15) Human Blockhead
16) Globe of Death
Wall of Death Performance
17) Freak show and Trained Animal’s Show
Trained Animal Show
18) Ventriloquist Show
19) Magic Shows or Illusionists
David Copperfield, Illusionists
David Blaine’s Magic and Illusions
Criss Angel’s Magic, Illusions and Levitations
Harry Houdini, Famous Escapologist, Magician and Stunt Performer
20) Knife Throwing Act and Human-Dart Board Act