...e and animal training by [[John Gindl]], who was at the time Billy Smart's Circus's head trainer.
...a BBC Holiday special that aired for several years after the Billy Smart's Circus had ceased touring.
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...Billy Smart began his circus venture and created [[Billy Smart's New World Circus]].
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==Circus Owner and Impresario==
...s Olympia during the Christmas season in conjunction with [[Bertram Mill's Circus]]. Billy Smart was a true showman: his enterprise was by no means a vulgar
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...he learned various circus disciplines, which he then performed with other circus kids in amateur shows. His father soon began to train him as a juggler, dis
...career in 1975. He signed his first circus season with Blackpool's [[Tower Circus]] in England. His success was immediate, and he embarked upon a brilliant i
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...ue de Demain]] in Paris. There Anthony performed in front of all the major circus and variety directors and agents, and won the coveted Gold Medal.
...n Mother and the Prince and Princess of Wales. In addition, he competed in circus festivals in Italy, Belgium, and Mexico, each time earning the top prize.
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'''Eden Brothers''' Circus [http://www.edencircus.com/ www.edencircus.com]
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== THE FIRST CIRCUS IN AMERICA==
...t performance of Mr. John Bill Ricketts's company at the ''Circus''. The ''Circus'' was a roofless arena that could accommodate some eight-hundred spectators
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==Circus Director and Animal Trainer==
...d Rajah, thus beginning a long career as an animal trainer in his family's circus.
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==Circus Owner, Equestrian==
Philip Astley (1742-1814) is considered the creator of the modern circus. He was born January 8, 1742 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, in the West Midlands,
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...rcus troupes that traveled abroad, in shows produced by the Soviet central circus organization, [[SoyuzGosTsirk]].
...ow)|State College for Circus and Variety Arts]] in 1927, the world's first circus university.
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...ancing act with Ruben Manasarian has become the stuff of legend in Russian circus lore.
...later, she made her debut as an independent performer with the [[Big Apple Circus]] in its production of ''Greetings From Coney Island''.
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...circus, ''Circo Reina Victoria''; Paulina was, therefore, thrown into the circus world from the very moment she first opened her eyes.
In the 1930s, the Rivels toured Europe, appearing in virtually every circus and variety house on the Continent. Then Charlie Rivel, who had performed h
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==Circus Owners, Equestrians, Animal Trainers, Acrobats, Aerialists==
...toured in about thirty countries. The Tognis have also always excelled in circus engineering: they are credited with several technical innovations, includin
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...nal clown character that stands as one of the twentieth century's greatest circus icons.
...s, the brothers began performing a trapeze act. Pedro later joined another circus, Circo Alegría, where he met—and later married—a French acroba
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...Moscow’s [[State College of Circus and Variety Arts]] (a.k.a. the Moscow Circus School) in 1987, where the famous Russian act director [[Valentin Gneushev]
...[[Circus Knie]] and [[Circus Conelli]] in Switzerland; and, in Germany, [[Circus Krone]], Frankfurt’s TigerPalast, Düsseldorf’s Apollo Varieté, and Be
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...United States and appeared in various shows, notably the [[Royal Hanneford Circus]], where she met her future husband and partner, David Maas.
...aster for various shows in England and the United States, including Circus Circus Hotel and Casino in Reno, Nevada. While working as a ringmaster, David also
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...e embarking on a European tour with an official company of the Cuban State Circus. While abroad, they defected and eventually immigrated to the United States
...rcus]] in the United States. In 2001, they won a bronze medal at the World Circus Festival in Brazil.
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==Sea Lion Trainer, Circus Director==
...gas]], had had a brilliant international run, left the family’s [[Circus Royal]] in Switzerland to create their own traveling dolphin and sea-lion show, '
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...fter World War II, and the Rios Brothers are generally perceived as French circus artists.
...decided to combine their talents into a risley act, a particularly arduous circus discipline.
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...Rabenalt’s ''Die drei Codonas'' (1940)—a very rare occurrence for circus artists—and two romanticized biographies.
Alfredo (1893-1937) and Abelardo ("Lalo," 1895-1951) Codona were born into a circus family. Their grandfather, Henry, came from a long line of Scottish showmen
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