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Steve Ward
Writer, Educator, Historian -United Kingdom
Steve Ward has a background in theatre and clowning.  He has created and directed many youth circus festivals in the UK, as well as in Germany and Brazil. He has a PhD in the social and cultural history of the circus, and is a member of the Circus Research Network and the Circus Arts Research Platform. To date, he has written five books and many articles on the subject and is currently working on his next book looking at ethnic diversity and representation in the Victorian circus. Steve also lectures on aspects of circus history and has appeared on television and in many radio interviews. He also advises on educational and youth circus matters – and he still finds time to occasionally perform as a clown! Further information on Steve at www.steve-ward.net