Contemporary circus troupes like Montreal’s Seven Fingers are developing a new approach to circus. Gypsy Snider talks to WBUR in Boston about the exciting possibilities.
Alexander Lacey, who was featured with Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey for several years, has returned to Europe with his mixed lion and tiger act. He is slated to headline the Lille (France) Circus Festival from October 14 to November 12, 2017.
Chicago’s Midnight Circus features two pit bulls that are the pets of show founders Jeff and Julie Jenkins.
Brian and Tina Miser bought one of the former RBBB rail cars and have parked it at their place in Indiana.
The new Big Apple Circus will feature both a high wire and a flying act, plus Grandma the clown and other features when it opens in New York City in October.
Circus World has completed its 2017 season, a summer filled with significant events.
A former Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey train car has been moved to the CATS circus retirement home in Florida.
The Art Museum at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland is showcasing the circus.