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Fundamentals of Juggling

Learn to juggle using a few quick and easy exercises that you can do anywhere.


Circus Trapeze With Ammed and the Flying Tuniziani

Aerialists strive to entertain circus audiences with daring feats. Trapeze artist Ammed Tuniziani is at the top of his game—hitting quadruple somersaults with amazing consistency.


Big Cat & Animal Trainer Alexander Lacey’s Ringling Bros. Circus Wrap-Up

Now that Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is closed, world-famous big cat/animal trainer Alexander Lacey takes a look back at his years with the Greatest Show on Earth—and a look forward.


Life After Ringling: What Happens When the Circus Closes Down

When Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced its closing, the casts and crews for both shows were in shock. What happened next? Some of Ringling’s performers share their stories.


The Demise of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey

Circus! As an outsider looking in, this author and circus-lover offers an editorial look at the closing of the Greatest Show on Earth ® in 2017.


Light Painting With an Illuminated Hoop

This article will look at some art you can do with an illuminated hoop.


5 Cool Hula Hoop Tricks & Tips

Who knew there were so many cool hula hoop tricks to try? Check out this list of the 5 easiest and coolest looking hula hoop tricks to impress your friends!


Good Magic Tricks With Household Items

Super easy-to-do magic tricks for beginners. These simple tricks are good for kids, and you can do them all at home!


Top 10 Rules for Magicians

Who is The World's Greatest Magician? Why, you are, of course! I mean this very seriously. When you are performing magic for your friends and acquaintances (and doing it well), to them, you are the greatest magician in the world.


10 of the Best Warm Ups for Clowns

Comedy and clowning go hand in hand. These warm ups encourage fun and creative expression and will help release your inner clown. They're good for those who are in the performing arts business too.


How to Light Money or Your Hand on Fire Without It Burning

Have you ever wanted to play with fire without those pesky burn marks? With this experiment you can light money or your hand on fire without it burning. This is a neat and relatively safe trick for all the pyromaniacs out there.