Circus History Talk 250 : Dominique Jando Pays Tribute to the 250th Anniversary of Circus with a New Book - CircusTalk

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Circus History Talk 250 : Dominique Jando Pays Tribute to the 250th Anniversary of Circus with a New Book

Circus Talk is happy to announce a new yearlong series titled Circus History Talk 250, where we will explore the fascinating and complex history of circus with a variety of experts, historians, researchers and writers throughout the year. We are proud to launch the series with a visit to an influential circus historian who has contributed much to our understanding about the influence of traditional circus on culture.
Historian Dominique Jando Dominique Jando is a modern day icon of circus, a man who has dedicated his life to the art form, through his artistry, leadership and authorship. He continues to do so with the upcoming release of his new book Philip Astley and the Horsemen Who Invented Circus. During his youth in France, he designed theater and circus posters, and he joined the circus to work as a clown, eventually working with many French circuses including Cirque Medrano. His love of circus led him to directing. He wa...
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Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell has written about circus for CircusTalk.News, Spectacle magazine, Circus Now, Circus Promoters and was a resident for Circus Stories, Le Cirque Vu Par with En Piste in 2015 at the Montreal Completement Cirque Festival. They are the former editor of CircusTalk.News, American Circus Educators magazine, as well as a staff writer for the web publication Third Coast Review, where they write about circus, theatre, arts and culture. Kim is a member of the American Theater Critics Association.