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Elena Hortobagyi-Caroli (a.k.a. “Pici”) is an Italian-Hungarian, 7th generation Circus Girl with over 20 years of performing experience and 12 years as a professional makeup artist. She comes from one of the most prestigious names in Circus, the Caroli bareback riders, and is...

The First 20 Minutes Jun22

The First 20 Minutes

The circus isn’t solely made up of performers & acrobats, it employs thousands of people from all walks of life. Whether it’s working in an office in town or traveling on tour with the show, office jobs are crucial to the success of a circus and, unfortunately, require many...

Circus Girl Skin Car...

Skin care can be a real hassle while traveling. Maintaining a good skin care regimen is often nearly impossible whether we travel by land or air and is usually last on our list of “things to do”; especially since Circus Girls  are always “on-the-go”. Circus performers...

Circus Word Search Jun13

Circus Word Search

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Coulrophobia Jun11

Coulrophobia

If you’ve grown up in the circus like me you’ve seen them before: the loud boisterous teenagers harassing the clowns. Yes, that’s right, I said it. Harassing the clowns. They approach during the pre-show spectacle, snickering to themselves as they draw nearer and nearer to...

Paralympic Games Jun08

Paralympic Games

The opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games is set to be a real show stopper! This year the Paralympics will feature disabled artists performing circus arts at the opening ceremony that will be opened by Queen Elizabeth on Wednesday, August 29th at 8:30pm (GMT) at the Olympic...

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted Jun06

Madagascar 3: Europe...

It looks like those pesky wild animals are at it again… only this time, they’ve somehow landed in Monte Carlo! Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo go through great lengths to avoid capture in the glamorous city of Monte Carlo only to end up...

Top 5 Circus Attractions in Sarasota, Florida Jun04

Top 5 Circus Attractions in Sarasota, Florida

Ever dreamed you could live in a city where you can drive down a street called Ringling Boulevard? Or see a highwire in someone’s backyard, a globe of death in their neighbor’s and down the next street a flying trapeze? Welcome to Sarasota, Florida. – the Circus Capital of the World! It’s no coincidence Sarasota has that nickname as it’s home to many circus performers from around the world including some of the more famous names in circus like Wallenda, Nock, and Zoppe (to name a few). This city doesn’t just have a rich circus heritage, it continues to grow and has many other attractions to offer....

Main à Main Jun01

Main à Main

Exciting news for all hand-to-hand artists! There is now an international hand-to-hand competition called Main à Main (which means hand-to-hand in french) and is the first  partner-duo competition of its kind in the USA. The circus duo base acro competition is going to take place in a...