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Christmas at the Circus

Video duration: 4:45Video has closed captioning.

The entire company of Big Apple Circus comes together to celebrate the holidays, with dinner in the ring, a visit from Santa Clause, and a special musical presentation by an ensemble that includes Harmony French, Guillaume DuFresnoy, Sarah Schwartz, Olivier Taquin, and Don Covington.

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

Born to be Circus

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

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

Change On!

53:41

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Survival of the Fittest

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

53:41

Survival of the Fittest

53:41

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Clips of Circus35

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Rodion Trio

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

2:28

The Rodion Trio

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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

Preview: Gladis and Luciano

2:47

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Preview: Spirit of the Big Apple

The can-do spirit of circus is an affirmation that anything is possible.

1:58

Preview: Spirit of the Big Apple

1:58

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PBS Previews: CIRCUS

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PBS Previews: CIRCUS

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Video thumbnail: Circus Preview: Barry Coaches Glen

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Preview: Barry Coaches Glen

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

2:44

Preview: Barry Coaches Glen

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