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  • ==Circus Websites== '''Eden Brothers''' Circus []
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  • ...ailey]] in 2003-2004. Oleg's wife, Yana, also a graduate of Moscow's State Circus and Variety College, appeared with [[The Firebirds]]. ...d in Ankara, Turkey. In 2002, when they were featured with the [[Big Apple Circus]] in the United States, the troupe included Oleg Aniskin (principal catcher
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  • ...r mother, Gertrude, was a member of the [[Reichenback Family|Reichenbach]] circus family. A physically powerful woman, Gertrude acquired fame with an elegant ...lace, and a four-year contract with [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus from 1928 through 1933. There, she occupied a center-ring position in a pro
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  • ==RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY CLOWN COLLEGE== of [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus]], with help from former Ringling clown and author/illustrator [[Bill Ballantine]], who became Clown College'
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  • ...ith Lubin's beloved character. However, he would returned to the Big Apple Circus for an ultimate bow for its Lincoln Center revival season in 2017. ...r the show's Clown Alley, principally taught its students how to become a "Ringling clown," able to work efficiently in the specific context of ''The Greatest
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  • ...seback, which won her the Dame du Cirque award at the 1989 [[International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo]]. ...performed their acts all over Europe, notably at [[Circus Roncalli]] and [[Circus Krone]] in Germany and [[Cirkus Benneweis]] in Denmark, as well as on stage
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  • ...e end of the eighteenth century (see ''[[Short History of the Circus]]''), circus performances were originally presented in buildings, either permanent struc ...ofitable, and they quickly prevailed: From roughly 1870 to 1930, they made circus the most popular performing art in America.
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  • ...the [[State College for Circus and Variety Arts (Moscow)|State College for Circus and Variety Arts]] in Moscow, where, under the tutelage of [[Tamara Babayan ...] from 1995-97, and appeared for the last time together at the [[Big Apple Circus]] in 1999, before parting ways.
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  • ...cus Arts. Its enormous success soon put the school in the shadows, and the circus took over as the principal activity of the organization. It became one of t ...’s prestigious Lincoln Center for The Performing Arts. The new Big Apple Circus quickly abandoned its spring-summer tours of the northeast United States an
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  • ==Juggler, Clown, Ringmaster, Circus Director== ...n after create the grassroots [[Pickle Family Circus]] and trigger the New Circus movement in the United States. Christensen and Pisoni, who had a comedy-jug
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  • ...939, in Cartagena, where she performed a small trapeze act in her father's circus, Circo Florida. A very strong girl, both physically and psychologically, Ma ...Florida was performing. Three years later, when Miro Papadopoulos sold his circus to his brother, Cristóforo Cristo, Mara was free to strike out on her own.
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  • ...on of a vaquero, Pedro Carrillo was born in 1947 in Colombia. He began his circus career as a roustabout in traveling circuses. In his spare time, he practic ...aniel Acosta seriously injured himself in a fall during a performance with Ringling Bros. Luis Posso, who was born to a family of Colombian high-wire artists,
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  • ...graduation, they furthered their training at Moscow's [[State College for Circus and Variety Arts]], where Tady created his teeterboard act in 1975. His tr ...rsatile performers, Tady and Teresa Wozniak also appeared at the Big Apple Circus in a bareback riding act in 1984.
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  • ...some legitimacy, the Flying Gaonas. And indeed, this has happened. To the circus world, however, there has been one and only one Flying Gaonas: the act in w Victor Gaona Murillo (1925-2016) was born to an old, prolific Mexican circus family that traces its roots to the Circo Gaona y León, created in 1891 by
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  • ...Barnum & Bailey]] Circus. His skills as a natural comedian let him to join Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's [[Clown College]], where he graduated in 1969. ...rcuses as [[Circus Krone]] in Germany, [[Circus Maximum]] in Sweden, and [[Circus Conelly]] in Switzerland.
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  • ...hipyard. Until the outbreak of WWII, Germany was the epicenter of Europe's circus and variety shows, and Jacobs's parents created a song-and-dance act which ...d Davis, who had signed a contract with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus for the 1925 season.
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  • ...brated clown [[Lou Jacobs]] (1903-1992), was for decades associated with [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]], where he performed from 1925 to 1985. Her moth ...orate costumes, and participating in ensemble aerial presentations. Jean's circus career was short-lived. On May 5, 1948, a few days after her debut at Madis
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  • ...arkably gifted Indian Woodlands elephant that Buckles had purchased from a circus in 1951 when she was five years old. By then, Anna May was thirteen, and Be ...arship for the University of South Florida, but he chose to go back to the circus instead, and to continue working with elephants.
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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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  • ...|Pedro Carrillo]]. When he was eighteen, Pedro, Jr. began his professional circus career as a catcher for the [[Flying Españas]]. Two years later, he joined Tatiana Scetkovska was born in Dagupils, Latvia. She began training in circus acrobatics when she was thirteen, eventually becoming a hugely skilled hand
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  • ...s|Pedro Carillo]]. When he was eighteen, Pedro, Jr. began his professional circus career as a catcher for the [[Flying Españas]]. Two years later, he joined Tatiana Scetkovska was born in Dagupils, Latvia. She began training in circus acrobatics when she was thirteen, eventually becoming a highly skilled hand
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  • featured in the 116th edition of [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus, where they performed several acts from their vast repertoire. Guiming Meng ...1991, became a U.S. citizen. He has been featured twice at the [[Big Apple Circus]], in 2004 and 2008.
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  • ...e ring crew. He also appeared as a plant in the audience for the Big Apple Circus’s trio of clowns, [[Carlo Pellegrini]] (Carlo), [[Michael Christensen]] ...d be, for the following five years, the iconic clown trio of the Big Apple Circus.
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  • ...nd Barnum & Bailey]], still known in that part of the world as simply "the Ringling Show." ...he was four. By the age of eleven, he was proficient in most of the basic circus disciplines and could hold his own in a flying-trapeze act.
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  • ...]] (1908-1976), a famous Russian illusionist who worked exclusively in the circus ring and—like his predecessor, the legendary [[Emil Kio]]—used In 1969, during an engagement at the Circus of Rostov-on-Don, Vladivien Levshin, who was the Rubanov Company’s acroba
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  • == Equestrian, Circus Owner == ...estrians and traveling entertainers whose origins predate the birth of the circus. His parents, Luigi and Emma Zoppé, owned one of the numerous small circus
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  • == The Circus On Tsvetnoy Boulevard == ...cus, is another one. And in Moscow, there is Circus Nikulin—"the Old Circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard."
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  • ...Russia and Eastern Europe. His is by far the most famous (and most copied) circus clown in the world. David is the first traditional circus auguste to have brilliantly synthesized the virtuosity of old musical augus
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  • ...ustrial city south of Moscow. She was not at first destined to work in the circus: She trained in ballet as a young girl and, after finishing high school, sh ...doves working together. She was soon noticed by the director of the Stage Circus of Rostov-on-Don, who signed Svetlana for his company, with which she worke
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  • ...he mid-sixties, a star fixture of [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey]] Circus. His daredevil manner—working on the high wire without a balancing po ...6, when impresario [[Clem Butson]], then producer of Blackpool’s [[Tower Circus]], gave "The Sensational Alzanas" (as Harold and his siblings had named the
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  • ...alented and charismatic performer, he was also, for circus enthusiasts and circus professionals around the world, one of the greatest animal trainers of the [[File:Williamsbau_Koln.jpg|thumb|350px|left|Circus Williams in Cologne (1947)]]Max Gebel was drafted into the Wehrmacht and se
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  • ...928, in a family connected to show business and animals, albeit not to the circus: Heinz’s father was a movie stuntman who worked with horses for UFA in Be ...of the monumental [[Circus Busch]] in Berlin, and had reigned over a vast circus empire that included circuses in Altona, Hamburg, Breslau, and Vienna, and
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  • ...ow on Shakespeare’s clowns. As fate had it, he saw in a newspaper that [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] was holding auditions for its [[Clown College]] view. I was into theater…" Upon graduation (the year was 1979), Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey offered him a contract. Thus Tom Dougherty toured
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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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  • ..., was born in Switzerland to a circus family. Her father, Fredy Chy, now a circus agent, came from a famous troupe of German acrobats of Chinese descent, the ...ed an audience's favorite; she was featured a second time at the Big Apple Circus in 2011, in ''Dream Big''. Mei Ling has also appeared in major circuses and
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  • ...embers of the former Soviet Union have been the most inventive and skilled circus artists of the twentieth century, the Chinese, who come from a different, a ...lthough its artists perform acts of a similar genre and share with Western circus artists a similar background—that of the traveling fairground enterta
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  • ==Acrobat, Circus Owner, Animal Trainer== ...the greatest wild animal trainers of all times—and as such, a major circus star in Europe and America.
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  • Daniel grew up in the circus. He was still a teenager when he was hired by [[Jo Clavel]] to work in [[Je lions were still bred. The following year (1971) Daniel Suskov made his circus debut with that group at [[Cirque Amar]], and then spent the 1972 and 1973
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  • ...trainer Fritz W. Schulz (1910-2010) was one of Australia's most celebrated circus personalities. He had a long and brilliant career that spanned six decades ===Circus Debut===
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  • ...the huge polar bears she eventually chose to present, and which made her a circus star all over Europe and in the United States. ...p novels: She took a job as an usher and cleaning woman with [[Jakob Busch|Circus Busch]], which was visiting Dresden in 1952. She was twenty-five, living ri
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  • ...Nona, their mother, was born [[The Bedinis|Bedini]], a celebrated Russian circus family of Italian origins. ...Moustier (c.1900)]]The first Dedessus le Moutier known to have joined the circus was a woman, Marie-Célestine, whose son, Alphonse, created the Cirque Mous
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  • ...Banola Troupe. Andrée adopted his name (as was the tradition then, in the circus, when a young performer had apprenticed to a famous master) when she starte ...ame for herself: Her handstand on her trapeze bar didn’t fail to impress circus professionals and aficionados, and her act continued to improve over the ye
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  • ...ith their parents, when the Cortes Troupe were contracted by [[Hoxie Bros. Circus]] to perform their high wire and flying trapeze acts. Young Robinson perfor ...pyramid with the [[The Wallenda Family|Wallendas]] at the [[International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo]] in 2004, along with his wife, Alida. (That year,
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  • ...gree of fame as an excellent jockey. Christine grandfather, Charles, ran a circus in France, which was also very popular in North Africa—in what were t ...ith the [[Mills Bros. Circus]]. He never left: In time, he created his own circus, which still tours successfully in the United States and Canada. Christine
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  • ...d has shared the role of "Grandma" with [[Barry Lubin]] at the [[Big Apple Circus]] in ''Big Top Doo Wop'' (2001-2002) and ''Dreams Of A City'' (2002-2003). ...h Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey, and has been featured in the Big Apple Circus production of ''Play On!'' in 2008-2009. He has written, performed and appe
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  • native country. This radically changed David’s life: The circus was [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]], and David was hired to perform capoeria and ac ...ix Flags amusement parks. In 2007, [[Bello Nock]] offered him to return to Ringling Bros. as his rigging assistant and partner, and for the next two years, Bel
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  • ...(1879-1956), who had married Giuseppina Travaglia, scion of an old Italian circus family. ...her training children at [[Sailor Circus]], the famous high-school amateur circus of Sarasota, of which Giustino was one of the principal teachers. Then and
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  • ...Atayde]] family, owners of Mexico’s oldest, largest, and most celebrated circus, Circo Atayde Hermanos. ...d hand balancer. He spent a large part of his childhood at the [[Big Apple Circus]], where his father was Performance Director, and his mother worked in an a
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  • ==Circus Owner and Director== ...unced the "Death of Britain’s Nº 1 Showman" and the "King of the Modern Circus," indicating the unrivalled position in which the showman was revered.
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  • ==Circus Owner and Director== ...break for National Service in the Royal Air Force. After the Bertram Mills Circus closed down in 1967, he and Cyril Mills remained close friends.''
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  • ...rt biographical note, that: "I gained my first experience in my father’s circus touring Australia and did my first act at the age of three, an act consisti ...s. Old Con seems to have made up his mind to get his family started in the circus business, a hard life—but a lucrative one if a family of performers c
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  • ...Bundaberg, Queensland, in Australia, the daughter of John Edward Zinga, a circus artist from Mauritius (an island nation off the southwest coast of Africa) ...he "American fearless hurricane hurdle rider." Like the most ''adroit'' of circus performers, bareback riders in particular, May was short but strong. She g
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  • ...as_Video_(1978)|The Españas, flying trapeze]], at Billy Smart's Christmas Circus (1978) ...e Flying Españas, flying trapeze]], at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (1983)
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  • Over many years, Norman Barrett has become the most loved and best known circus personality in Great Britain—regarded as "The World’s Greatest Ring ===Barrett’s Canadian Circus===
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  • ...r of wild animals for the [[Staatszirkus der DDR]], East-Germany’s state circus organization. He graduated to performing in 1966 with a mixed group of lion ...ed the circus in 1963, after marrying Erhard. She worked as a cashier at [[Circus Busch|Zirkus Busch-Berlin]], where she and her husband, worked, and became
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  • ...ters had revived a specialty that had not been seen for a long time in the circus—and their act was subsequently widely copied by other artistes. ...England at Blackpool's [[Tower Circus]] in 1952, and at the [[Kelvin Hall Circus]] in Glasgow, Scotlamd, for the 1952-53 winter season.
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  • ...ters had revived a specialty that had not been seen for a long time in the circus—and their act was subsequently widely copied by other artistes. ...England at Blackpool's [[Tower Circus]] in 1952, and at the [[Kelvin Hall Circus]] in Glasgow, Scotlamd, for the 1952-53 winter season.
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  • ...and when he was about thirteen years old, Miguel "ran away and joined the circus," as they say. ...eras, with Miguel as their main flyer, participated in the [[International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo]] in 1977.
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  • ==Circus Director and Impresario== ...evements were the introduction of theatrical aesthetics into the traveling circus performance, a modern approach to public relations and marketing, his fores
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  • ==Acrobat, Circus Owner== ...pted England. Yet, this highly respected artist and impresario came to the circus quite by accident, and in very unusual circumstances.
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  • ...d circus director, [[Alphonse Rancy]] (1861-1933). She belonged to genuine circus aristocracy and, not surprisingly, she was an equestrienne of great talent. ...e]] eventually turned into a unforgettable tiger trainer—and a major circus star when he became the first "Tarzan" of the big cage in the 1940s, wearin
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  • ...y]]. The Liaoning Acrobatic Troupe won a Gold Medal at the [[International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo]] in 1987 with a hoop diving act. One of its artist ..._BAC_Video_1998|Liaoning Acrobatic Troupe, hoop diving]], in the Big Apple Circus production of ''Happy On!'' (1998)
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  • ...People's Republic of Mongolia (today's Mongolia) and trained at the State Circus School of Ulan-Bator. She specialized in the art of contortion: In this rem Udarma went to work with [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] in the United States in 1988. In 1990, she part
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  • ...oxes of Kellogg’s Sugar Smacks—and has been often used on European circus posters as a generic clown image. ...r the Ringling organization, with ''The Greatest Show On Earth'' and other Ringling-owned circuses, for nearly half a century.
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  • ...Anderson]], a puppeteer and stage designer who had developed a passion for circus and flying trapeze. (In 1973, Keith Anderson would create the Hi-Fli Trapez ...ates, where they were featured with [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus for two seasons.
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  • ...rres_Cole_Bros.jpeg|thumb|left|400px|Rob Torres at Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus (c.1993)]]While in high school, he was a member of the cross-country track ...Upon graduation, he toured for three years with [[Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus]], where he honed his comedic skills in front of large audiences and develo
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  • Faye Moses (who was to marry [[Hugo Zacchini]]). Faye had trained in a circus program that existed then at Florida State University in Tallahassee, and s ...for Terry, the diminutive of her second name, Teresa.) She worked in every circus discipline, on the ground and in the air, including tumbling and high wire.
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  • ...d been a center-ring headliner with [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus in the United States for seven consecutive seasons. She was also courageous ...troubles, and in an area also totally devoid of competition. (The Spanish circus scene at the time was particularly active.)
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  • ...iners of his generation. Although he came from a well-established European circus family, he spent most of his career on stage in the United States, working ...enda, was the son of Antonin and Ingebord Vinicky. His father was a famous circus equestrian known in the business as [[Toni Smaha]] (1908-1986), and his mo
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  • ...circus fans, who enjoyed testing his historical knowledge of the American circus, and his encyclopedic command of the history of elephants in the United Sta ...As the feisty Babe would often say, "My family was in the circus when the Ringling brothers were still wearing wooden shoes."
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  • ...70-80s, and was a featured act with [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus in the United States, where she and her father, the clown [[Pio Nock]], per ...exandra Bühlmann. The [[The Nock Dynasty|Nocks]] are Switzerland's oldest circus family, whose heritage could be traced back to the 18th century; like the [
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  • a publicity stunt in Chicago for [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus. (c.1928) — ''"The Crimson Petal" (by Fred Jewell), Lillian Leitzel's
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  • ...ed in the United States, where he performed with his family in every major circus in North America. Over the years, as members of his family got married and ...n, Magdalena and Enrique, Jr. The act was featured in the 1989 [[Big Apple Circus]] production of ''Grandma Goes West''. Enrique, Jr., has since become a maj
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  • ...common denominator between Roman and modern circuses is the word itself, ''circus'', which means in Latin as in English, "circle". ===Philip Astley: The Father Of The Modern Circus===
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  • ...t Show On Earth'', filmed under the [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus's big top in Sarasota, Florida. [[Emmett Kelly]] is standing next to to the
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  • ...Video_1955|Trevor Bale, tiger act]], at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (1955)
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  • ...t Show On Earth'', filmed under the [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus's big top in Sarasota, Florida. [[Emmett Kelly]], standing next to the ring
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  • ...Loyal Troupe, Bareback Riding Act]] at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (1955)
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  • ...t Show On Earth'', filmed under the [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus's big top in Sarasota, Florida. (1955)
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  • ...1955|Tonito, tight wire (excerpt)]], at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (1955)
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  • ...t Show On Earth'', filmed under the [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus's big top in Sarasota, Florida. The announcer heard in the clip is Charlton
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  • ...o and Roman Schmidt, elephant act]], at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (1955)
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  • ...when circuses hit the road again, in the ring—notably with the new [[Circus Sarrasani]], after it had been resuscitated by [[Fritz Mey]] in 1956. Camil ...2 and 1953, they were featured with [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus in the United States, where the portly, sixty-two-year-old Camillio joyousl
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  • ==Carola Williams And Her Circus== ...he Althoff Dynasty|Althoffs]], she ran from 1945 to 1968 a very successful circus, which presented elegant shows with excellent artists and outstanding eques
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  • ...have made his one of the great names of the twentieth century’s European circus. ...]], a French equestrian who had settled in Sweden, where he originated his circus dynasty in the 19th century.
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  • ...ersion of the act he performed with [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus, before he re-staged it with his signature "Flamenco" presentation (1955)
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  • ...cats made their professional debuts in 2001 in an edition of the [[Moscow Circus]] On Ice. ...eatured with [[Cole Bros. Circus]], [[Royal Hanneford Circus]], and with [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]]. She has also appeared at the Grand Country Mus
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  • ...anfilova, house cats act (excerpts), at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (2012)
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  • A fourth-generation circus performer (through her mother), Lola Dobritch (1922-2008) was one of the gr ...dancer. She made her debut on the wire at age ten, in 1932, in the family circus.
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  • Unus), Roman rings (excerpts) at [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus (c.1965)
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  • ...eo_(c.1965)|La Toria, Roman rings]], at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (c.1965)
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  • ...s business, thanks notably to [[John Ringling North]], who made him a true circus star in the United States and, consequently, all over Europe. Unus was know ...aben, a small town in the northeast of Austria. Franz didn’t belong to a circus family: He began his professional life as a carpenter. Yet over the years,
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  • ...m Dougherty, piano warmup reprise]], at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (2009)
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  • ==Aerialist, Acrobat, Animal Trainer, Circus Owner== ...ith her husband, [[The Hanneford Family|Tommy Hanneford]] (1927-2005). Her circus career, both as an artist and a producer, spanned the entire second half of
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  • ==Acrobats, Circus Owners== ===Circus Lorch===
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  • ==Acrobats, Jugglers, Animal Trainers, Circus Owners== ...nineteenth century, when Sidonia and Antonia, the daughters of an Italian circus owner, married the brothers Luigi and Girolamo [[The Biasini Family|Biasini
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  • ==Animal Trainer, Circus Owner== ...rainer and circus owner, third-generation of one of the few truly American circus dynasties. He was born on January 15, 1931 in St. Peter, Minnesota to Milto
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  • a magnetic presence and a charm that stirred unbridled enthusiasm among circus aficionados and journalists alike. ...n Rosemarie Goldnagel in 1922 in Vienna, Austria. She didn’t belong to a circus family but she was a very physical and active child, and her parents made h
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  • ...rque Medrano holds a singular place in the Parisian cultural fabric and in circus history. From its beginnings as Cirque Fernando, in 1873, until the end of ...into genuine circus stars; appearing in its ring was a recognition for any circus artist. Its last performance under Jérôme Medrano’s reign in January 19
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  • ...ill, his name holds a major place in Indian circus lore and legend, and in circus history in general: Not only was Kannan Bombayo incontestably the best in h ...rayi Korumban, struggled as a small farmer, and was not connected with the circus. In India, children’s names are different from their father’s; Kannan B
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  • ...nd did some bodybuilding. In 1951, after seeing [[Harold Alzana]] in the [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Baily]] show at [[Madison Square Garden]] in New York, G ...t was indeed a great exposure, which was duly noticed by the press and the circus community—and by Ed Sullivan who invited Mendez to his television sho
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  • =="Größter Circus Europas"== ...t circus building in Munich, the Kronebau, has been home to regular winter circus productions since 1919.
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  • ...rted her career doing local gigs as a clown. In 2009, she auditioned for [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]], and was accepted for the upcoming session of i ...[[Kelli_Ramazini_Video_(2018)|Kelli Ramazini, trapeze act]], at Lone Star Circus (2018)
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  • ...discharge in 1979, he was hired by [[SoyuzGosTsirk]], the USSR’s central circus organization, to replace another gymnast in the [[Rostsov Troupe]], whose h ...and Variety Arts]] in Moscow—better known in the West as the "Moscow Circus School"—he seized the occasion!
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  • the end of his act. His was a remarkable presentation which won him his circus title, "The Tiger King." In his book ''Les Dompteurs'' (1929), French circus historian (and amateur cat trainer) Henry Thétard described Henricksen’s
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  • ...Its was the People's Republic of China's reincarnation of the former China Circus & Acrobats that was created in 1948. The troupe is based in Tianjin, one of ...he [[International Circus Festival of Budapest]] (2005), and major Chinese circus and acrobatic festivals such as the Wuqiao festival.
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  • ==Gröẞter Rennbahn-Circus Europas== circus and the refinement and intimacy of the traditional European circus.
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  • ...Sarasota wants to run away and join the circus, it is relatively easy: The circus is all over the place! ...ademy, part of the Circus Arts Conservatory), and became a showgirl on the Ringling show.
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  • ...father, Jean-Antoine, nor his mother, Louise, née Escoda, belonged to the circus. Paul was only seven years old when he lost his mother; he was adopted by L ...The animals frequently lived in the cage where they performed. Unlike in a circus ring's large steel arena, there was not much room to move and shelter in ca
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  • ...was immediately hooked and, then and there, decided that he would become a circus performer. It was a time when the American circus industry was still flourishing, and circus was still the country's most popular form of entertainment; hundreds of cir
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  • ...home to a significant number of circuses and circus performers since [[The Ringling Brothers|John and Charles Ringing]] moved their winter quarters there in 19 a large crowd of circus artists, executives, and members of the greater circus arts appreciation community, who gather to honor the inductees, past and pr
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  • else that rendered her "generally useful," as was what was expected of circus performers in those days. ...Haag show, she continued her circus apprenticeship on the [[Sam B. Dill's Circus]] in 1930; she had by now a trapeze act to which she added a cloud swing an
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  • to George Jennier and Cornelia (Nina) Howland Jennier, who performed in circus and variety venues. George Jennier’s family had changed their name from ...clown and entertainer of the nineteenth century, who also managed his own circus. George had been apprenticed to Dan Rice about 1860; he met Nina on one of
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  • ...ood. Soon they were on their way to join Walter, and Jo-Ann began learning circus life. until she became tired and sat on the ring curb, thus ending her early circus career.
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  • ...ceres, flying act (in rehearsal) at [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus (2023) — ''Document: Laughing Place''
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