• Hair Hang Act

    Aerial act where a young girl, suspended by the hair, performs different poses while moving.

  • Hand-Balancer

    Artist who supports his body balancing on his hands.

  • Hand-To-Hand

    Acrobatic act with a base on the ground supporting one or two acrobats while performing balancing acts.

  • Handstand Floor

    Acrobatic position in which the artist keeps balancing his body upside down in his hands.

  • Head Handstanding

    Acrobatic position in which the artist places his head upside down on the ground.

  • High School

    Older European way of working with horses in the circusring; haute-école.

  • High Wire
    A tight, heavy metallic cable high above the ground, on which wire walkers cross from side to side. Not to be confused with a tight wire.
  • High-Wire Act With Balancing Pole

    High-wire act in which the equilibrist uses a balance pole while crossing the wire.

  • Human Cannonball

    Stage act where an artist is ejected from a cannon.


Glossary Consultant - União Brasileira de Circo Itinerante (Brazilian Union of the Travelling Circus)