Circus News

Press Pass with the Editor, Episode 6, August 2021

In this 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.

In the August episode of Press Pass, we cover the news about the summer Juggling Festivals IJA(International Jugglers Association) & EJC (European Juggling Convention), we recall our PRO Talk with Adrian Berry and Flora Herberich on How to Pitch Your Show. I review Teatro Zinzanni’s opening in Chicago, as well as interview Ottavio & Naomi Gesmundo on their duo act in the new touring show Stars Above by Hideaway Circus. We also talk about upcoming circus events and current job listings as always and associate editor Lydia Nord weighs in with Cirkus Smirkus on the prevalence of summer circus camps as part of well-rounded circus education.

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Kim Campbell
Chief Content Officer, Editor-in-Chief -USA
Kim Campbell is the chief content officer of CircusTalk and the editor-in-chief of CircusTalk News. They have written about circus for Spectacle magazine, Circus Now, Circus Promoters and were 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.
In 2019 as the editor for CircusTalk News, Kim was on the jury at el Festival Iberoamericano de Circo (FIRCO) and presented the first CircusTalk Critic's Choice Award. In 2021, Kim was on the voting committee for the International Circus Awards.

Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell is the chief content officer of CircusTalk and the editor-in-chief of CircusTalk News. They have written about circus for Spectacle magazine, Circus Now, Circus Promoters and were 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. In 2019 as the editor for CircusTalk News, Kim was on the jury at el Festival Iberoamericano de Circo (FIRCO) and presented the first CircusTalk Critic's Choice Award. In 2021, Kim was on the voting committee for the International Circus Awards.