Anton Mikheev

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Aerialist

Anton Mikheev was born in Moscow, Russia on October 27, 1998, the son of Andreiy Mikheev and Margarita Egorova. His parents are part of the Mikheev Trio, a famous Russian perch act. His mother, Margarita (Rita) had been an aerialistAny acrobat working above the ring on an aerial equipment such as trapeze, Roman Rings, Spanish web, etc.; she has worked with Vil Golovko's The Cranes, the Egorov Troupe, and the Garamov Troupe. She is one of the few women to have completed a quadruple somersault on the flying trapezeAerial act in which an acrobat is propelled from a trapeze to a catcher, or to another trapeze. (See also: Short-distance Flying Trapeze).

Anton was trained in aerial strapsPair of fabric or leather straps used as an apparatus for an aerial strap act. at Circus Nikulin in Moscow by Gennadiy Totukhov, himself a former aerialistAny acrobat working above the ring on an aerial equipment such as trapeze, Roman Rings, Spanish web, etc.. Anton made his professional debut with his strap actAerial act performed hanging from a pair of fabric or leather straps. See Aerial Straps. at Circus Nikulin on May 10, 2014. That same year, he won a Gold Medal at the European Youth Circus Festival in Wiesbaden, Germany, and in 2015, the Silver Award at the New Generation Festival in Monte Carlo. Soon after, he was featured on the French television hit variety show, Patrick Sebastien's Le plus grand cabaret du monde. In the United States, he has appeared at Beau Rivage Resorts and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi.

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