The 100cm tall circus star on why she joined an industry that once mocked difference
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Professional belly dancer Rima Hadchiti appeared as a contestant on Big Brother's eighth season in Remember her? Big brother's belly dancing star Rima Hadchiti pictured on Big Brother in is now a performer in Cirque du Soleil. At just centimetres tall and 18 kilograms, Rima is one of the 10 smallest people in the world. The show opened in Sydney earlier this month in the city's Moore Park.
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When Rima Hadchiti got the call to audition for Cirque du Soleil, it was an area of work she had avoided since entering the entertainment industry at four years of age. For little people, the world of circus performance had not always been the "celebration" it was in Cirque's latest production, Kurios. It's my voice and it's my art and if I can't do art, I can't live, it's part of who I am.