The Ballyhoo Vol. V – No. 4


In this scene from Paramour, the acrobats mirror the triangular affair that is at the center of the show. Photo by Joan Marcus

Editor’s Fanfare:

The next generation doesn’t always follow in the footsteps of their illustrious parents. A few rare ones do.


The Big Apple Circus is in big trouble. Facing extinction it is trying to raise $2million in a new campaign.

Feature Article:

Annaliese Nock, Bello’s daughter, is determined to be a daredevil artist like her father.  Her favorite acts at the moment are the wheel and sway poles.  Sky walks may be next.

The Passing Spectacle:

Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour

Daniele Finzi Pasca’s La Verita

Bindelstiff’s Duct Tape and Cardboard Spectacular

The Royal Hanneford Circus

Nofit State’s Bianco

West Coast Passing Spectacle:

Judy Finelli’s report from the West Coast defines the Watershed Season’s High Note

Photo Galleries:

Maike Schulz’s Bianco Gallery

Images from Paramour

Maike’s Schulz’s Duct Tape Gallery

Paul Gutheil’s Hanneford Gallery

Maike Schulz’s Annaliese and Bello Gallery