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Prevention of COVID-19 Spread in Circus

As the spread of COVID-19 (also known as the coronavirus) increases, reaching every corner of the globe, the circus industry, like every industry, is sure to be deeply affected. At the moment, the economic effect on the world and our fellow arts communities remains opaque, but one thing that is clear now and of utmost importance is identifying what we can and should be doing as a worldwide community to minimize the spread of the virus itself and to decrease the impact on human health. Organizations around the world are scrambling to outline their policies, and circus organizations are among them. Sharing and improving upon this information is one step we can all take. ...

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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.