April 1st is Social Circus Day--No Kidding! - CircusTalk

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April 1st is Social Circus Day–No Kidding!

Social circus is a worldwide movement that has been growing exponentially in part due to the tireless work of pioneers like Jan Rok Achard of École Nationale de Cirque in Montreal, and Elefterios Kechagioglou of Le Plus Petit Cirque du Monde in Paris, or Dan Roberts of CircEsteem in Chicago (formerly of Red Nose Foundation in Indonesia) and Jessica Hentoff of Circus Harmony in St. Louis. These individuals are working in at-risk communities, bringing together people from different backgrounds and finding innovative ways to get youth, the disadvantaged and the disabled to strengthen their connections, to broaden their horizons, and to raise their self-esteem–all while increasing their...
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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.