18th Century Fair ropes obscure talent

Nov 03, 2017 1625

BY: Andre Lamar

Dover will bring folks back to the 1700s on Saturday Explaining what Signora Bella does is like trying to describe what it’s like to eat cake for the first time. “She walks on a slack rope, she juggles and she balances on a ball,” said Jodi Ellis, who performs as Signora Bella, The Great Italian Equilibrist.

“That’s the equivalent of saying cake is really good: it’s made with eggs, flour and sugar. But that doesn’t tell you what a cake tastes like. You have to experience cake the same way you have to experience Signora Bella.” A juggler of knives, torches and more, Signora Bella will serve up spoonfuls of impressive and obscure skills in her return to the 18th Century Market Fair on The Green Saturday.

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