Ballyhoo Vol. IV, No. 1

 

Cover:

The aerial Pas de deux of the National Circus of Pyongyang, as seen in Monte Carlo Festival.

 

Editor’s Fanfare:

Our current features are introduced and the rationale for their publication is explored.

 

FYI:

Win a prize or go back to school.  Circus schools keep popping up and expanding, while finances occupy both the not-for-profit and profit segments of the circus business.  A circus icon is the subject of a new play in development.

 

Features:

What starts out as social circus can under the most propitious circumstances turn into professional circus, especially when given the right ingredients, namely the people involved.   By Kim Campbell

Combining a Chinese approach to training and an American style of presentation may be just what a new circus company needs to succeed.   That and lots of funding.  By JudyFinelli

 

The Passing Spectacle:

A Celebration of American Circus

An International Contemporary Circus Exposure

The International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo

 

Photo Galleries:

International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo

Lu Yi and Acrosanct

Circus Harmony with Iking and Jessica Hentoff.

Maike Schulz’s Images from the Celebration of American Circus