In this new podcast series called Press Pass with the Editor, we will be your front row access to what’s happening in the performance world. This monthly circus news podcast is brought to you by Circus Voices podcast network via CircusTalk. In each episode we’ll be exploring changes in the circus sector, impactful news in the performing arts world, as well as information about upcoming shows and events from around the world for the coming month. We’ll take a look at all parts of the circus world, from circus job listings to circus education and business, plus more.
Episode 2 covers April 2021 in circus. Some highlights are; The loss of Shirley the elephant, a circus elephant who survived a circus ship fire, the new show Apero in Las Vegas, the amazing work that UniverSoul Circus is doing for the community, and a brief review of Gravity & Other Myth‘s new show Pulse. We celebrate the 100th podcast milestones of Hideaway Circus and The Artist Athlete. Lydia Nordpresents an educational spotlight, and we ask circus professionals, Is Circus OK? That plus shows, events, job listings, and a guest interview with Steve Ward, author of the new book by Modern Vaudeville Press called ‘Artistes of Colour; Ethnic Diversity and Representation in the Victorian Circus’ It’s all the Circus News In Your Ear.
Show notes: CircusTalk theme music by Book Kennison.