Aerial Strap Artist / Aerial Silks
Cirque du Soleil
Roman Tomanov was born into a circus family. His father was his coach. He began public performances at the age of 5.
Roman performs with the largest theatrical production in the world, Cirque du Soleil. His most recent appearance is with KURIOS the Cabinet of Curiosities.
In addition to aerial acts, Roman is a trained performer in bungee, trampowall, flying harness, break dance and movie stunts.
2014 - Present
Kurios by Cirque du Soleil
Zaia by Cirque du Soleil
Silver Clown Award
At the age of 9, Roman won his first prestigious "Silver Clown Award" at the Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo, which was created in 1974 by H.S.H. the Prince Rainier III of Monaco to promote circus arts.
In the following years, Roman continued to win international competitions including a Bronze Metal at the Wuhan International Acrobatic Art Festival, a Bronze Trophy at the 5th International Circus Festival in Rome Italy, and a Silver Metal at the Festival of Mondial de Demain in Paris France.
Recognized with the Bronze Metal at the 5th International Circus Festival in Budapest Hungary, Roman competed against the most prominent performers of the Circus Arts in the world. In the same year, Roman took Gold Medal at the European Youth Circus Competition in Weisbaden Germany. Next to the circus festivals in Paris and Monte Carlo, the European Youth Circus is the most prestigious event of its kind in Europe.