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Our Top Circus Articles of 2017–A Year in Review

Since Circus Talk launched in June 2017 it has published over 300 circus-related articles. Often, we share circus news from around the world, monitoring the news circuits for breaking news that impacts the circus world. But other times we write the articles to reveal some aspect of the industry to you that we think you will find helpful or interesting– something to inspire your work or inform you of changes and trends. We’ve offered everything from advice by seasoned professionals, to festival reviews and interviews with industry leaders.
2017 was a challenging year for many people, politically, economically, socially and ethically. There was social and economical change and upheaval on many fronts. Of course, circus did not escape unscathed. But it wasn’t all bad news. America lost a time-honored tradition in Ringling Brothers but gained a national circus school in Circadium  and the corpse of Big Apple Circus was revived by a skilled spinal surgeon. In Canada, Cirque du Soleil continued to broaden its corporate identity beyond circus, and in Europe circus festivals, conferences and ...
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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.