MASHA DIMITRI, born in Ticino,
Switzerland, began her professional training at the age
of 15 at the National Circus School in Budapest, Hungary.
Learns as a main discipline slack wire with Otto
Nànàsi, indirectly followed by Szilard
Szèkely, by that time acrobatic teacher at the
Scuola Teatro Dimitri, Verscio/Switzerland.
After two years she switches to
the Scuola Teatro Dimitri, where she continues the slack
wire with Szilard and graduates in 1984.
The first engagement with her own slack wire act brings
her to San Francisco, at the Pickle Family
Follows engagement at Cirque Gruss in France.
Engagement at the Cirque du Soleil in Canada.
1988 - 1990
She tours with the Compagnia Teatro Dimitri, with whom
she performs in "L'uccello variopinto" und
She joins Théâtre Cabaret Dromesko,
Engagement at Circus Knie, Switzerland.
Assistant director and choreographer of different shows
in circus and theatre.
Birth of her daughter Kira.
Engagement at Big Apple Circus, New York.
Opening with her stage-play "Rehearsal Space", directed
by Dimitri. Follow extended tours.
She becomes a member of Compagnia Teatro Paravento.
Several tours with the play "Carnevale".
She resumes touring with "Rehearsal Space".
New production "Upside Down", with duo partner Kai
Leclerc. Artistic direction: Dimitri.
Opening with her second One Woman Show: "Le Fil Rouge",
directed by Dimitri.
Tour with Circus Knie: Intermezzos, in comedy-duo with
Kai Leclerc, and slack wire act.