One Lucky Elephant Premiere! Nov30

One Lucky Elephant P...

David Balding adopted Flora as a baby elephant, raised her as part of his family, and the star of his show. As Flora got older, David realized the she was unhappy and the circus was no place for her. The road to Flora’s retirement was a difficult and emotional journey which tested their...

Ronja Gujord

Not only is she one of the few women to hold the illustrious title of Circus Director, but she is also the youngest in the world! Ronja Gujord is the Circus Director of Cirkus Zorba in Norway – a small circus with the biggest heart (and show). This 2nd generation Circus Girl  is...

Big Apple On Parade! Nov23

Big Apple On Parade!

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is an annual parade presented by Macy’s. The three-hour event is held in New York City starting at 9:00 a.m. EST November, 24th, Thanksgiving Day. This year’s line up includes Rodney Atkins, Mary J. Blige, Savannah Outen, Cobra...

Barnum 200 ends Nov21

Barnum 200 ends

I think we can all agree that “Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Barnum 200″ was one of the best shows in Ringling Bros. history. With an impressive line-up of super star circus performers and world class acts, we were able to witness such great feats being...

Kim Upton Nov18

Kim Upton

Kim Upton, known as “Kimtortion”, is well-known for her contortion ability which has led her to perform circus acts such as the Trapeze, the Lyra and the Rag-doll comedy contortion act (to name a few). However, her role as an aerialist was tragically cut short. While setting...

Exotic Animals in Circus Nov16

Exotic Animals in Ci...

It’s a debate that has haunted the circus world for decades: should exotic animals be allowed in circuses? Some people say that it’s a “tradition” and the circus just wouldn’t be the same without our wild furry friends to entertain us. Some people even say that it...

Remembering Douglas Ashton Nov11

Remembering Douglas ...

Remembrance Day (or Veterans Day) is observed on the 11th of November to recall the official end of World War I on that date in 1918; hostilities formally ended “at the 11th hour (a.m.) of the 11th day of the 11th month” of 1918 with the German signing of the Armistice. Fittingly...

Fall/ Winter Fashion...

As well-traveled as we are, us “Circus Girls” seem to always have an advantage over the average gal when it comes to fashion but, in case you’re not sure what’s hot and what’s not, we’ve got the heads-up for this year’s Fall/Winter trends! We all know...