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Video thumbnail: Circus Glen and Mark's Pre-Show Rituals

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Glen and Mark's Pre-Show Rituals

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

2:32

Glen and Mark's Pre-Show Rituals

2:32

Video thumbnail: Circus Glen Gets a New License

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Glen Gets a New License

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

2:33

Glen Gets a New License

2:33

Video thumbnail: Circus The Espana Funeral

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The Espana Funeral

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

3:12

The Espana Funeral

3:12

Video thumbnail: Circus Christmas at the Circus

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Christmas at the Circus

The circus celebrates the holidays with dinner in the ring and a special performance.

4:45

Christmas at the Circus

4:45

Video thumbnail: Circus Circus Potluck

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Circus Potluck

The season kicks off with a company wide potluck, with dishes from around the globe.

3:13

Circus Potluck

3:13

Video thumbnail: Circus Growing Up Circus

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Growing Up Circus

Kids are everywhere on the back lots of Big Apple Circus.

3:04

Growing Up Circus

3:04

Video thumbnail: Circus The Sad Clown Myth

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The Sad Clown Myth

Barry, Mark and Glen talk about their inner clowns.

2:53

The Sad Clown Myth

2:53

Video thumbnail: Circus The Big Apple Hits the Road

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The Big Apple Hits the Road

The circus sets up camp at it's first stop of the tour, Dulles, VA.

2:00

The Big Apple Hits the Road

2:00

Video thumbnail: Circus The Rodion Trio

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The Rodion Trio

The Rodion Trio performs a classic, high-risk circus act.

2:28

The Rodion Trio

2:28

Video thumbnail: Circus Circus Kids

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Circus Kids

Big Apple kids tell us what they like about growing up circus.

2:11

Circus Kids

2:11

Video thumbnail: Circus Cutting Down the Tightwire

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Cutting Down the Tightwire

Building a great circus show often requires making tough decisions about the acts.

5:02

Cutting Down the Tightwire

5:02

Video thumbnail: Circus The Creation of Olympia

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The Creation of Olympia

The creation of Oliver Taquin's new act begins with a unique collaboration.

3:04

The Creation of Olympia

3:04

Video thumbnail: Circus The Costume Shop

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The Costume Shop

Austin Sanderson oversees the design and creation of costumes for the new season.

5:12

The Costume Shop

5:12

Video thumbnail: Circus Circus and the Art of the Amazing

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Circus and the Art of the Amazing

Historian Dominique Jando explains why the circus is an important part of our culture.

2:27

Circus and the Art of the Amazing

2:27

Video thumbnail: Circus Tent Raising

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Tent Raising

Watch a timelapse video of the Big Apple Circus tent going up.

1:33

Tent Raising

1:33

Video thumbnail: Circus Behind the Trick: Wire Walking

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Behind the Trick: Wire Walking

Circus performer Sarah Schwarz describes what it feels like to perform her tightwire act.

0:44

Behind the Trick: Wire Walking

0:44

Video thumbnail: Circus Singing in the Rain: Evolution of an Act

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Singing in the Rain: Evolution of an Act

Barry Lubin and Mark Gindick cook up a clown gag inspired by "Singin' in the Rain."

2:46

Singing in the Rain: Evolution of an Act

2:46

Video thumbnail: Circus Clown Rehearsal

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Clown Rehearsal

Clowns are never sure what's funny until the moment of truth - in front of an audience.

3:05

Clown Rehearsal

3:05

Video thumbnail: Circus Meet Glen Heroy

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Meet Glen Heroy

Glen talks about being a newbie to the circus and his dream of performing in the ring.

0:52

Meet Glen Heroy

0:52

Video thumbnail: Circus Meet Jake and Marty LaSalle

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Meet Jake and Marty LaSalle

The LaSalle brothers talk about how they developed their intricate juggling act.

0:58

Meet Jake and Marty LaSalle

0:58

Video thumbnail: Circus Meet La Luz

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Meet La Luz

Meet circus electrician Raul Lancheros who first ran away with the circus as a teenager.

3:04

Meet La Luz

3:04

Video thumbnail: Circus Meet Michael LeClaire

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Meet Michael LeClaire

When he's not taking care of the Big Top, Michael LeClaire can be found panning for gold.

4:28

Meet Michael LeClaire

4:28

Video thumbnail: Circus Meet Paul Binder

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Meet Paul Binder

Co-founder "Mr. Paul" is both the leader of the troupe and one of its leading performers.

1:09

Meet Paul Binder

1:09

Video thumbnail: Circus Meet Sarah Schwarz

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Meet Sarah Schwarz

Sara talks about the feeling of wire walking and falling in love with the circus.

1:00

Meet Sarah Schwarz

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