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UVA Student Brings Circus Background to Campus

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.

New Guinness World Record for Circus

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.

San Francisco Jugglers Love Circus Center

Bay Area jugglers have found a home at the Circus Center where they can practice, study and impress their peers.

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http://www.sfchronicle.com/entertainment/article/Circus-Center-juggling-wizard-gives-lessons-10642964.php

College Professors Develop New Circus Apparatus

Professors at Oklahoma State have developed a new circus apparatus.

Lee Brasuell, production manager and technical director in the department of theater, and Henry Segerman, an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics,  are two Oklahoma State University faculty members who turned a chance meeting into an opportunity to offer something new to excite circus-goers. [Photo provided]

Lee Brasuell, production manager and technical director in the department of theater, and Henry Segerman, an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics, are two Oklahoma State University faculty members who turned a chance meeting into an opportunity to offer something new to excite circus-goers. [Photo provided]

Circus Performers Give Back to Community

Current and former Cirque du Soleil artists are participating in a new teaching program in Las Vegas schools.

http://www.reviewjournal.com/local/former-cirque-performers-use-talents-teach-north-las-vegas-students-sciencelas-vegas-school