Airettes Tightwalking Duo
A fun and cheeky duet on the tightwire inspired by retro pin-ups and music hall.
Suitable for indoor or outdoor performances. We will endeavour to perform when we can if the weather is bad but it is dangerous to perform in rain or strong winds. The artist’s fee is still payable if artists cannot perform due to bad weather.
Flat level ground
Performance area of minimum 6 metre ceiling height
Performance area of approx 7m long x 3m wide- rigging area 10mx 4m
Parking (with no min height restriction) very close to performance space
Rigging time approx 1hr from unloaded but can be pre-set off to one side before performance for quick set up on stage
Level access to performance area from van- please contact if different- buggy/ trolley may be required if at a festival.
De-rig time approx 30mins- can be struck in 3mins to be placed off to one side for further de-rig backstage. If the rig needs to be moved it may be moved to an area on the same level.
Lighting states to be agreed between tightwire walker and lighting technician before hand- diagonal lighting best positioned above the wire walker- no underneath lighting, lights directly in the eyes of the wire walker or strobe or lasers.
Sound requirements: PA system and sound operator
It is appreciated that no loud performances will be programmed nearby such as samba bands, engines or very loud shows.
At least 30mins practise time on the wire needed before performance- excluding technical time.
Secure, warm and dry dressing room with drinking water and toilets