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Behind the Trick: Wire Walking

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The Big Apple Circus performer Sarah Schwarz doesn't just walk on the wire, she dances. It's an act requiring balance, concentration and grace. Watch Sarah in action and hear her describe what it feels like to perform her tightwire act.

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Episodes of Circus6

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Born to be Circus

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

53:41

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Down the Road

As the tent comes down for the last time, we say one final "see you down the road."

53:11

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Change On!

A major act is cut just before the first show; it's an inauspicious start to the season.

53:41

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Survival of the Fittest

Three members of the company consider leaving the circus for the "real world."

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Clips of Circus35

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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

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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

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The Espana Funeral

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

3:12

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Christmas at the Circus

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

4:45

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Circus Potluck

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

3:13

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Growing Up Circus

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

3:04

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The Sad Clown Myth

Barry, Mark and Glen talk about their inner clowns.

2:53

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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

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Previews of Circus10

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Preview: Gladis and Luciano

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

2:47

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Preview: Barry Coaches Glen

Barry Lubin shows circus newbie Glen Heroy the ropes of performing in a circus ring.

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