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Trapeze Performer Who Fell 11 Metres During Show 'On The Road To Recovery'

A circus performer who fell about 11 metres during an aerial acrobatics routine in Adelaide is "smiling".

Circus Rio says Gabby Souza is "okay and on the road to recovery" and insists conditions for performers were safe after an accident during Tuesday night's show.

"She is smiling and would like to thank everyone who has sent her wishes," the company said in a Facebook statement.

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"Being a performer is her livelihood and she hopes that her fans and friends will continue to support her fellow cast at Circus Rio. While Gabby will need time to recover, it can be assured that the conditions were safe and our performers love what they do," it said.

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The company is expected to make a full statement on Wednesday, but has assured visitors all performances will go ahead as scheduled.