The announcement of the Hideaway Circus’ new tour is a spark of good news for the circus community. It is worthy to note that the cast is entirely composed of American artists, an anomaly for the circus community. On how they’ve prepared the artists for their return to the stage, co-founder Josh Aviner says:
“We started developing the show concept for Stars Above a little over a year ago and collaborating with the composers, Book Kennison and Peter Bufano, to create original music for the production. This past winter we cast the circus artists and brought on the creative team, and to date, nearly all our pre-production meetings and rehearsals have been held virtually over Zoom. While we’ve been able to send act footage and design ideas back and forth digitally, we are tremendously excited to be heading to New England Center for Circus Arts in just a few weeks to build the show in person and take part in their company in residence program.” (June 24, 2021 – New York) 2020 Drama Desk Award nominees Josh Aviner and Lyndsay Magid Aviner of Hideaway Circus are proud to announce the launch of Stars Above, a brand new, open-air circus touring the Northeast region of the U.S....
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