Nina Burri is an outstanding and unique contortionist originally from Switzerland and now based in the United States travelling worldwide for her bookings. This charismatic artist and former ballerina fascinates her audiences with snake-like movements, paired with a bewitching gracefulness and surprising choreographies. Nina's work has been honored with several awards and prizes in the past years. Recently a finalist with "America's got Talent", she was told to be "a potential one million dollar act" by Judge Howard Stern after her first audition. Nina has more than 5 different contortion showacts ready to perform at your event, gala, variety show, circus or for any special project!
Price Range: upon request
Gig Length: 3 - 20 minutes
Languages: English, French, German
Insurance: $1,000,000 - Performer's Insurance
What to Expect
An unforgettable experience for every audience! Nina's Live-Performances are unique pieces of art that could be the highlights of your next event. She has 5 different shows ready to perform, and each act tells a different story. Usually her corporate clients choose 2 acts of 7-8 Minutes each // or: it is possible that she entertains the same audience up to 4 times in one evening.
Her most successful acts are:
The Bond-Act: "Goldeneye" or "Skyfall" with an add-on of "Diamonds"
The Rock-Act: Angels on the Moon
The Bed-Act: Every Breath you Take
The Rose-Act and Caravans: beautiful Circus Acts
Personal Affair: a more intimate Dance-Contortion Act
Carmen: a unique "Circus meets Classic" Act
Nina Burri has been a professional ballet dancer for over 10 years, working for some of the best dance companies and TV shows worldwide before she decided to perform as a solo-act and went to Beijing-China to study the art of contortion and handbalancing. 6 months later she went back to Europe and choreographed her first showact, and the success with that new career started soon after that. Nina got nationwide attention after her second place ranking in the TV show "Switzerland's Got Talent" in 2011 and has been hired for the best variety and circus shows ever since, including "Swiss National Circus KNIE", and many high-class corporate events and galas worldwide. In spring 2014 Nina got the Greencard as an "Alien of Extraordinary Ability" and she can now continue her successful career in the United States. See a detailed list of her clients on the website: (link hidden)
Additional Booking Notes
-The provided performance space should be high enough, about 3 Meters above the stage.
-In certain event venues an extra podium or small stage with the measurements of 6.5 ft x 6.5 ft (= 2 x 2 Meters) and a height of minimum 15.7-30 in (= 40-80 cm) is additionally necessary to be properly seen by the audience.
Basic light and sound system are required