I often get asked if I am a “certified circus rigger”. This question typically comes from individuals and programs looking…Read more
Ben Schiffer began his journey into circus rigging as a Junior Rigger (apprentice) at the Circus Smirkus Summer Camp; he went on to do 6 tours with the Circus Smirkus Big Top tour, 3 as Head of Rigging. Ben has rigged multiple tours for Cirque Dreams, and numerous circus school, studios, and private events. Over the past 7 years Ben has spent his time rigging on Cirque du Soleil’s La Nouba, Corteo, and most recently as the Assistant Head of Rigging on Kurios: Cabinet of Kuriosities, before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the entertainment world.