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Cirque Du Sewer

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 14 June 2017 in People & Portrait.

Cirque Du Sewer - The acrobat with afro-rats…and a confused cat. Melissa Arleth has been performing on stages since her community theatre debut at the age of 11. In 2009 she traveled to the San Francisco Circus Center, where she enrolled in the Clown Conservatory, endured mild torture at the hands of Chinese acrobats, and learned slack rope walking.

In 2015, the first feline member, Pad Kee Meow, was added to the show and quickly became more beloved by the audience than Melissa and the rats combined.

NIKON D5500 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 320 129 mm (35mm equiv.)

ursulakatariina from Turku, Finland

Great shot!
I do not wonder why people love the feline member more than people and rats :D

14 Jun 2017 5:56am

ceteceva from France

Un numéro de gymnaste très original !

14 Jun 2017 6:33am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Rat and acrobat sitting on a rope. Great composition.

14 Jun 2017 7:22am

Joëlle from France

Joli moment de partage, une scène parfaitement saisie et haute en couleur compliments

14 Jun 2017 7:58am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une très belle photo de scène !

14 Jun 2017 8:00am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

suspended with suspenders :)

14 Jun 2017 9:10am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wow !!

14 Jun 2017 9:59am

Shaun from Thorton, United States

Very well taken. A superb image. 5*

14 Jun 2017 12:03pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

I am against the spectacles with animals. Whether they are rats, or dogs, or monkeys or bulls ... on principle

14 Jun 2017 2:41pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Remember you the world press photo2015 prize. See the monkey's scary face.

14 Jun 2017 2:49pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

WHat a fabulous action portrait!

14 Jun 2017 3:02pm

Don from Spokane, United States

She demonstrates an impressive slack rope rest with her favorite pet.

14 Jun 2017 3:59pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Super shot of the performer and her rat!

14 Jun 2017 4:10pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Looks very entertaining!

14 Jun 2017 8:01pm

Steven from Waukegan, United States

Great capture of this performer in action!!

14 Jun 2017 11:33pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

I admire people who can do this. Not for me though.

15 Jun 2017 1:26am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bien le graphisme

15 Jun 2017 1:43pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition, timing, focus, colors & lights!
A M A Z I N G !

15 Jun 2017 6:17pm

Devi from Chennai, India


16 Jun 2017 3:02pm

1/250 second
ISO 320
129 mm (35mm equiv.)