This bit reminded me of an older post I shared here…
It saddens me to see that this great discipline is increasingly rare in contemporary circus, which no longer invests as much in high-risk performances such as the highwire or trapeze.
Given the backgrounds of most of us Circus Geeks – at least the more prolific of us writers – I sometimes feel we overlook some of the other circus skills that are out there. Today’s lesser talked about circus skill: Corde Lisse.
This is Allie Cooper. She’s a rope artist based in California whom I met at a circus party some time last year. She’s very lovely and put together one of the most enjoyable promo videos for her rope act that I’ve seen. In some ways it reminds me of Danny MacAskill’s Way Back Home.
You can also follow Allie on twitter.Follow @ayeleleyee
Have you seen other promo videos that are striking, unique or different? Let us know in the comments below.
Nice insights from one of the best in his field. A legend in his lifetime but sadly no longer with us.