Ballyhoo Vol. VII – No, 6


The ensemble of Cirque Eloize’s Hotel in action on the Chinese pole.  Photo by Maike Schulz

Editor’s Fanfare:

The debate over which the contemporary circus should promote most vigorously: virtuosity or poetry continues in a report from a festival held in the Czech Republic .


Changes in management and opportunities to develop skills and talent are in the news.

Feature Article:

John Towsen, the author of the iconic book Clowns, even in retirement is helping clowns find what’s funny.

The Passing Spectacle:

        Cirque Eloize’s Hotel

Photo Galleries by Maike Schulz:


       John Towsen’s Physical Comedy Lab.