Born to be Circus
Performers who grew up in the circus find it difficult to imagine another kind of life.
Down the Road
As the tent comes down for the last time, we say one final "see you down the road."
Glen and Mark's Pre-Show Rituals
Glen and Mark share their pre-show rituals. Mark stretches; Glen pretends to stretch.
Glen Gets a New License
Preparing for a year on the road, Glen goes to the local DMV to renew his license.
The Espana Funeral
Friends from the larger circus community pay their respects to a beloved performer.
Preview: Gladis and Luciano
Luciano and Gladis both grew up in the circus, and it's the only life they can imagine.
Luciano and Gladis Anastasini, who are in charge of the year's dog act, are eighth generation circus. Both grew up in the circus, and it is the only life they have ever known - certainly, the only one they can imagine. They met and fell in love in the summer of '78. Now they live and travel in their eighteen-foot motorhome, with their two sons, Adriano and Brando, and their fourteen dogs.
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