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Vaudevisuals interview with Josh Aviner and Lyndsay Magid

[Translate] Vaudevisuals interview with Josh Aviner and Lyndsay Magid HIDEAWAY is a Brooklyn-based circus and theatrical production company creating live and virtual experiences. The world premiere of SLUMBER will run from October 6-November 6, 2016 at House of Yes (2 Read the full article…

The Big Apple Circus Needs Your HELP! NOW!

[Translate] BIG APPLE CIRCUS: CASH IS DWINDLING; AT RISK OF SHUTTING DOWN PERFORMANCE FOR GOOD! PLEASE HELP KEEP THIS AMAZING NEW YORK CIRCUS ALIVE!  New York, NY – The Big Apple Circus, which announced several weeks ago that it was Read the full article…

My Father The Circus King – A documentary film

[Translate] The elephants have left the circus and Gunther Gebel-Williams has left us too. BUT! We have this documentary about this life and the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus. The 1981 documentary produced by Kevin Eggers and Robert Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with Mark Gindick and Mark Lonergan – ‘Circo de la Luna’

[Translate] It’s not every day that a new circus comes to town. Especially an exotic, sensual and comedic one. That is Circo de la Luna! Here is Mark Lonergan (director) and Mark Gindick (clown) talking about the upcoming show. Produced Read the full article…

The Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – Clowns – by John H. Towsen

[Translate] John Towsen’s CLOWNS book” width=”530″ height=”791″ /> I had a hardcover copy and ended up giving it to Slava when he came to town with Cirque de Soleil. John also happened to be one of the coproducers of the Read the full article…

Capturing Clowns – Dance Magazine article April 1983

[Translate] Not to get reminiscent about the past but here is an article published in Dance Magazine in April 1983. Titled “Capturing Clowns”.  Featuring my photographs of performing artists. Most of my work at the time was done in studios Read the full article…

2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus – Presented at the Big Apple Circus Big Top

[Translate] In 2014 American Circus Awards were created by Circus Now and The Big Apple Circus to spotlight particular achievements in the circus arts, while drawing attention to the creativity, diversity, and public relevance of circus to American cultural expression. Honorees Read the full article…

Ella Ewing – The Missouri Giantess

January 5, 2016 // American Circus, Sideshow, Women // No Comments

[Translate] Ella Ewing – Over 8′ Tall The custom built home of Ella Ewing featuring extra tall doorways, ceilings, and windows to accommodate better her height. Ewing initially disliked being gawked at, but decided that as it was unavoidable, she Read the full article…

Celebration of American Circus @ Big Apple Circus – Tues. Jan. 5th, 8pm

[Translate] Tickets still Available for Celebration of American Circus here!

The many faces of Joel Jeske – A review….of sorts~

[Translate] I have had the ultimate pleasure of photographing and videotaping  Joel Jeske in many shows and moods in many venues over the past several years. I will attempt to post here a collection of images and such to reflect Read the full article…