Dosov Troupe

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Teeterboard

By Dominique Jando


Dzmitry Vladimirovich Dosau (Dosov in Russian) was born November 1, 1975 in Gomel, in the Republic of Belarus. He was six years old when he started training in competitive trampoline in Gomel’s Sports School. In 1996, on the suggestion of Andrey Kovgar, Dzmitry joined the legendary Russian teeterboardA seesaw made of wood, or fiberglass poles tied together, which is used to propel acrobats in the air. act of Viaceslav Chernievsky. During the time Dzmitry was a member of the act, the Chernievsky Troupe won a Gold Lion at the Wuqiao International Acrobatic Festival in China (1999), and the Gold Clown at the International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo (2000).

Dzmitry left the Chernievsky Troupe in 2002, and began to build his own teeterboardA seesaw made of wood, or fiberglass poles tied together, which is used to propel acrobats in the air. act at RossGosTsirk’s Creative Center (better know as the Circus Studio) in Moscow . The Dosov Troupe (sometimes called the Dosau Troupe) debuted their new act on April 23, 2003 at the State Circus of Yekaterinburg, in Russia. The same year, they were awarded the First Prize at the International Festival of Circus Arts of Saratov in Russia, and a Gold Lion at the Wuqiao International Acrobatic Festival in China. In 2004, the troupe won again Gold at the International Circus Festival of Budapest, in Hungary.

The Dosov Troupe has traveled extensively in the State Circuses of Russia, and was featured at Moscow’s legendary Circus Nikulin on Tsvetnoy Boulevard, in its production of Monster Island in 2005, and was again featured at Circus Nikulin the following year. They have also appeared in Switzerland at Circus Conelli in 2004, and at the prestigious Circus Carré in Amsterdam, Holland, in 2005-2006. In 2007, the Dosov Troupe was featured at the Weltweihnachtscircus in Stuttgart, Germany, and went on to win a Silver Clown at the International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo. The troupe has been featured in Circus Flic-Flac's Schrille Nacht, eilige Nacht at Westfalia Hall in Dortmund, Germany (2013), and in the Big Apple Circus production of The Grand Tour (2016).

The Dosov Troupe’s teeterboardA seesaw made of wood, or fiberglass poles tied together, which is used to propel acrobats in the air. act, staged by Alex Shilyakin and choreographed by Elena Rybtchenkova, includes a double somersault landed on a three-man-high column, double somersaults from teeterboardA seesaw made of wood, or fiberglass poles tied together, which is used to propel acrobats in the air. to teeterboardA seesaw made of wood, or fiberglass poles tied together, which is used to propel acrobats in the air., and an extraordinary triple somersault with a full twist performed on a single stilt by Dzmitry Dosov.

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