Duo Pospelov



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CREDITS: Circus Roncalli, Circus Sarrasani, Le Plus Grande Cabaret Du Monde TV5


Duo Pospelov - "The Blind Love", the aerial duo on silks

Oleg POSPELOV (born 1979) graduated from the Kiev National University of Theatre and Cinema Arts (2001) and the Kiev State College of Circus & Variety Arts (2003) & Julia POSPELOV (born 1985) graduated from the Kiev State College of Circus & Variety Arts (2005) both as aerial gymnasts.

Julia & Oleg got acquainted in 2001 during their studies at Circus College. They began to perform in circus groups touring all over Ukraine with solo acts on straps, aerial hoop and contortion in 2002. They began to practice together on aerial tissues in November 2002 and gave the first public performance of the act in April 2003 in Kiev, one month after their marriage.

In October 2003 - March 2004 performed in WOW-3 show at Eilat Isrotel Theater (Eilat, Israel)

In March 2005 became the winners of Second All-Ukrainian Competition of artists of variety and circus (Kiev, Ukraine)

In March - June 2005 performed at dinner-show of Circus "Pajazzo" (Switzerland)

In May 2005 performed as guest artists on Electrolux Fachtagungen - 2005 at Baden Trafo (Switzerland)

In October - December 2005 performed at Trocadero Sarrasani Theater Dresden (Dresden, Germany)

In April - May 2006 participated in the program of Moscow Circus that took part in World-Fest at Silver Dollar City (Branson, MO, the USA)

In July 2006 performed in "Spanish Cabaret" show at PT Taman Impian Jaya Ancol (Jakarta, Indonesia)

In September 2006 performed on "Lexus IS 300" presentation in Doha (Qatar)

In October 2006 performed on TV show "Le Plus Grand Cabaret Du Monde" in Paris (France)

In November 2006 performed in Circus Roncalli's program "Four Seasons" at Philarmonie am Gasteig (Munich, Germany)

On 31st December 2006 performed on "New Year - 2007 Celebration" at Taj Holiday Village (Goa, India)

The act "L'Amour Aveugle" (The Blind Love) was produced in April - May 2004 by the talented Ukrainian director Dmitriy Viskov and premiered in June 2004 on Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championship Opening in Kiev.

The act is a deeply romantic story with the heart-breaking dramatic music in which the beautiful feeling of Love is both passionate and tragic. The act requires both physical strength and endurance in performing of the complicated gymnastic elements and the skill of dramatic actor to bring this atmosphere to spectators - to unite variety of tricks and variety of feelings in one. The black tissue closes the eyes of the lovers, it becomes the symbol of blindness - Love has no eyes. The entire act built on contrasts - the lyrical beginning changes with temperamental and tempestuous middle part and after the powerful culmination - full of emotions, pain and despair the final approaches bringing tranquillity and relief.

Categories: Variety Act, Circus Act