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This collection of online resources is available for you to use and share CIRCUS on your blog, website or social networks.  Please feel free to re-post any of the content found on this page along with the fact that CIRCUS premieres Wednesday, November 3, 2010, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET on PBS. More information about CIRCUS is available at the PBS Pressroom.

 

Sample Blog Post

Haven't you always wanted to ditch your day job and run away with the circus? Well, now is your chance. In November PBS airs CIRCUS, a new multi-part documentary about life under the big top. For the series, producers followed the Big Apple Circus for the better part of a year, capturing the gritty, real moments between performers, managers and crew. The result is a taut production that reveals back lot drama without tarnishing our love affair with the glitter and spectacle of the circus. The producers coupled beautiful performance footage — much of it slowed enough to depict the immense physical control and strength of the artists — with personal, quirky vignettes about love, loss and ambition. They captured the story of Big Apple Circus Founder, Paul Binder, who is stepping down from his post after more than 30 years in the ring. And we see the tale of rookie Glen Heroy, who, in his mid-40s, is braving the circus limelight for all the glory and pain that is clowning. This documentary gives viewers front-row access to the inner-workings of a fascinating community. PBS CIRCUS premieres on November 3, 2010, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

Circus Photos

Jake and Marty LaSalle performing Jake and Marty LaSalle

Credit: Courtesy of Gillian Laub
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The Rodion TrioThe Rodion Trio

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Glen Heroy performing one of his clown routines. Glen Heroy

Credit: Courtesy of Matthew Akers
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Luciano AnastasiniLuciano Anastasini

Credit: Courtesy of David Smoler
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Luciano AnastasiniAbby and Sarah

Credit: Courtesy of Matthew Akers
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