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.
Bay Area jugglers have found a home at the Circus Center where they can practice, study and impress their peers.
Professors at Oklahoma State have developed a new circus apparatus.
University of Maryland soccer star Gordon Wild comes from a European circus family. He is using circus skills to dazzle coaches and fans on the field.
Current and former Cirque du Soleil artists are participating in a new teaching program in Las Vegas schools.
The Australian circus troupe GRAVITY & OTHER MYTHS was the hit of the Ringling International Arts Festival. Their American tour continues through November.
The New England Center for Circus Arts has broken ground for a new headquarters in Brattleboro, Vermont.
Plans have been announced for a professional circus school in Philadelphia.