FEATURING BLACK DIAMOND TRIO
The Black Diamond Trio is an all-female acrobatic hand-to-hand balance trio hailing from Ethiopia. The award-winning trio has performed across the world at the International Circus Festival of Nikulin in Moscow; Afrika! Afrika!, The André Heller circus show in Germany; the International Circus Festival of Italy; the Circus Harlekin in Uetendorf, Switzerland; and more. Most recently performing in Circus Flora in St. Louis for the 2022 season, the trio will bring a trifecta of choreography, skill and spectacle to the cast of The Greatest Show On Earth. Check out their Paris audition below, from Episode 1 of our Becoming Ringling YouTube series.
FEATURING YAB BROTHERS
Sisay Abebe and Yabu, better known as Yab Brothers, are a two-man Ethiopian Risley performance act. After first meeting at Circus Ethiopia where Abebe had been training, they discovered their destiny and formed a partnership, performing spectacular single, double, and twisting flips. Check out their Ethiopia audition below, from Episode 4 of our Becoming Ringling YouTube series.