We have such gratitude for all that we’ve accomplished together in the past year. We’re pleased to share a few highlights with you.
I recently had the pleasure of attending the Edinburgh Fringe Festival: my first time at the world's largest arts festival.
Each year, our show spends one month under the Big Top – but it takes more than a year to prepare. Every season brings new opportunities, new challenges, and new memories. The Case of the Missing Bellhop sprang to life during a time of great change for Circus Flora, with our new permanent home and our earlier season. It’s my pleasure to share with our friends and fans this behind-the-scenes glimpse into our process.
I didn’t expect was the sheer joy I would have volunteering – and the start of a tradition that continues to this day. We all look forward to seeing our “Circus Friends” every year. The yearly Volunteer Dinner feels like a family reunion. I have made many wonderful friends among the other volunteers who are now a part of my everyday life.
We’ve got some incredible circus acts lined up: Roxane Gilliand on the Swinging Trapeze (without a net!), Yoyo the clown, The Flying Wallendas on the high-wire, The Alanian Riders who will perform acrobatics on, off, and under galloping horses, trained pigs, The St. Louis Arches, and trampoline acrobatics.