The Actor’s Gymnasium in Chicago trains actors in circus skills.
The World Circus Federation is asking everyone with an interest in circus to register an event on this year’s World Circus Day. For details, follow this link:
St Paul’s Circus Juventas has been invited to participate in the 2017 Folklife Festival in Washington DC. They are beginning a fund raising campaign to pay for the trip.
AYCO Executive Director Amy Cohen has opened a circus school in Ithaca, New York.
Michael Giovinco didn’t expect to find his circus skills would come in handy at the University of Virginia, however, the fourth year son of professional clowns is introducing his fellow students to circus arts.
Feld Entertainment has announced that it will close Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey in May.
Cirque du Soleil unveiled a virtual reality production at CES Las Vegas, offering a look underwater at “O” and inside the battle scene at “KA”.
Emily McCarthy joined Cirque du Soleil at the age of 16 and continues to travel with the show. Follow this link for her thoughts on life as a professional circus artist.
Vietnamese acrobats Quoc Co and Quoc Nghiep have set a new Guinness World Record for ascension of steps while in head to head balancing by climbing the 90 steps of the Girona cathedral in Spain in 52 seconds. Watch video.
Aimee Hancock thought her circus career was over when she lost both legs to frostbite. However, after a lot of hard work she is performing again.