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Every once in awhile my non-circus family friends will ask me, “And how do you find something to write about circus every day?” And I laugh at their naiveté. To me it seems odd that they can’t imagine a world where circus news is bursting out of their inboxes every morning–a world where discovering more circus seminars, schools, performances and festivals are a daily occurrence. It just seems sad that they miss the opportunity to learn about cutting-edge multi-disciplinary shows in NYC or Berlin, or to read interviews from the directors and artists who are making strides in innovation in this industry. But then, that is the life of a non-circus person, living every dang day as if circus weren’t a thing. But you and I know differently. We know for example, that English is a great language, but not the only language that people discuss circus in. We know that there are many places online and in our day-to-day lives to catch information abou...

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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 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.