Circus Smirkus released a statement by email on January 25th to explain the connection Barry Lubin had to their big top tour, and their actions upon learning of his sexual misconduct with a former trouper. The following is the statement in its entirety, published with the permission of Circus Smirkus.
To the Friends and Family of Circus Smirkus: You may have seen troubling reports in the state and national media in recent days that suggest unfortunate connections to Circus Smirkus. In our desire to be as open and transparent as possible with those we serve, we are releasing a statement to everyone in the Smirkus family today: alumni, families of troupers and campers, presenters, etc. If you have any questions or concerns at any time, I hope that you will not hesitate to call or email me directly. Jennifer Carlo Executive Director January 25, 2018 ★ A STATEMENT FROM CIRCUS SMIRKUS ★ For the past 30 years, Circus Smirkus has promoted the skills, culture and traditions of the traveling circus, and inspired youth to engage in life-changing adventures in the circus arts. We are passionat...
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