'''Eden Brothers''' Circus [http://www.edencircus.com/ www.edencircus.com]
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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==
...er 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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