Circus Akimbo

Why I Run “Lazy” Showcases

The end of the year is coming up, and if you or your child do any form of performing arts you’ll no doubt know that means showcase season! Big costumes, fancy hair and full day rehearsals are hallmarks of this season for many kids, and it can be a stressful time for students, teachers and…
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Dear Diary

Although I’ve done circus for many years now, and tried a huge variety of training devices and gear, if I had to pick the most useful training tool I’ve used it wouldn’t be any of the foam rollers, mats, or even the gear itself. No, the one thing that has stayed consistent over my time doing…
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Book Week: Circus books for kids & teens

People have been fascinated with circus for centuries, and it keeps popping up in pop culture from music and movies through to books, plays and even party themes. To celebrate book week this year, I thought I’d share two of my favourite circus books. The Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern Perhaps one of the best known amongst…
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