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Born to be Circus

Born to be Circus

Circus

Performers who grew up in the circus find it difficult to imagine another kind of life.

Down the Road

Down the Road

Circus

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's Pre-Show Rituals

Circus

Glen and Mark share their pre-show rituals. Mark stretches; Glen pretends to stretch.

Glen Gets a New License

Glen Gets a New License

Circus

Preparing for a year on the road, Glen goes to the local DMV to renew his license.

The Espana Funeral

The Espana Funeral

Circus

Friends from the larger circus community pay their respects to a beloved performer.

Preview: Gladis and Luciano

Preview: Gladis and Luciano

Circus

Luciano and Gladis both grew up in the circus, and it's the only life they can imagine.


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Walden, New York is home base of the Big Apple Circus. Here, the 150 members of the company gather from all over the country and the world to put together a new show for their year-long, town-to-town tour. As the sets are built, costumes designed and fitted, acts rehearsed and refined, we get acquainted with the members of the Big Apple family.

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