“Reflections of a Living Art”: Pascal Jacob’s 300-volume Biblioteca Circense is for Sale  - CircusTalk

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“Reflections of a Living Art”: Pascal Jacob’s 300-volume Biblioteca Circense is for Sale 

You may know him as the Artistic Director of the Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain and Cirque Phénix, but Pascal Jacob is also quite the connaiseur of circus books. Now he is looking for a new owner for his invaluable book collection.  
Pascal Jacob. Photo by Thierry Bornier A lifelong circus fanboy turned creative veteran, Pascal Jacobs has traveled a long path through the performing arts world. The course of his career has brought him from designing to directing, from the stages of French opera to Spanish ballet; from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey to Dragone Entertainment Group to Cirque Phénix, and from scouting talents in Wuhan, China, to bringing in acts from around the globe to the Cirque du Demain festival. He’s also worked with major institutes in Europe and America to curate exhibits and published over 40 books along the way! And, at every step, he’s also been building out a  ...
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Carolyn Klein

Carolyn Klein is a writer, poet, and circus fan from the Washington, D.C, area. Writing stories about the circus has been a dream of hers since getting introduced to circus fiction around 2014. She recently completed her B.A. in English and Creative Writing, magna cum laude, at George Mason University. As a new member of the Circus Talk journalism team, Carolyn looks forward to learning as much as she can about the industry and people behind circus.