Born in India and raised in 4 Continents, Sara Schmidt as “Sara Twister” started out
her career as a multi-skill circus-artist performing at high-end Galas, Corporate
Events, Variety, and Dinner-shows with her world-class acts, both solo and as part of
large-scale productions, and has been since twisting her way across festivals and
She has trained in the art of contortion at the Escola Nacional de Circo in Rio de
Janeiro, and under the tuition of world-renowned contortionists at the IVA
International Variety Academy in Berlin, Germany.
And the challenges got harder and the dreams got bigger…
To become the Entertainer she is today, Sara spent the next years focusing on the
art of “street-performing”, learning to attract and truly engage large audiences in the
most authentic circumstances, as well as dedicate her circus practice to achieving
what she would refer to as the “impossible thing”, otherwise known as the art of
With one target in mind.
In the summer of 2015, she added another string to her bow by combining this
knowledge and expertise in the creation of her very own solo Show
“Ready.Aim.Fire”, an archery show like no other, with which according to plan, she
has begun to take over the world.
And so it began…
Sara Twister is now a regular on the global busking circuit and is currently based
wherever her bow is ;).