List of circuses and circus owners

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There have been many famous modern circuses since the first modern circus was staged by Philip Astley in London on January 9, 1768. Some of them are better known by the name of their principal owner. The following is an alphabetical list of both circuses and owners. For more information on circuses in general see Circus, or for information regarding the ancient Roman circus, see Circus Maximus.

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  1. ^ Abuhadba Circo Internacional
  2. ^ Aerialize - Sydney Aerial Theatre
  3. ^ Albert & Friends Instant Circus
  4. ^ Barbara Rosen. "A Short Course in the Circus". New York Times. March 6, 1998.
  5. ^ http://www.aloftaerialdance.com/Aloft_Aerial_Dance/Welcome.html
  6. ^ Linda Matchan. "Bringing circus – and new hope – to a remote Arctic village". The Christian Science Monitor. December 22, 2009.(Canada)
  7. ^ Billy Smart - Circopedia
  8. ^ Laurence Cawley (23 November 2012). "What next for the Bobby Roberts Super Circus?". BBC News. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  9. ^ Ryan Boldrey (9 May 2012). "Controversy under the Big Top". Our Colorado News. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  10. ^ Circa
  11. ^ Sarah Frater. "Circa shows more wizards from Oz". London Evening Standard.
  12. ^ Circo Atayde Hermanos
  13. ^ Reuters (12 December 2012). "El circo de Teresa Rabal consigue levantar el telón". Diario Vasco. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  14. ^ Jeff Pope. "Circus a way of life for family: American Crown Circus and Circo Osorio perform in Summerlin". Las Vegas Sun. March 7, 2009.
  15. ^ Circus Avalon
  16. ^ Circus Carl Busch
  17. ^ http://www.lefourneau.com/artistes/circus/ethiopie/cirques/circushargeisa/hargeisaddexch.htm
  18. ^ Circus Gatti
  19. ^ Carl Kieke. "Circus Gatti Performance Entertains, Enthralls Youngsters of All Ages". Abilene Reporter-News Mobile. February 29, 2008.
  20. ^ Circus Hargeisa - Somaliland
  21. ^ Circus Mondao
  22. ^ Douglas McPherson. "Reviews: Circus Mondao". The Stage. 23 March 2009.
  23. ^ Circus Mundus Absurdus
  24. ^ The Circus of Tiny Invisibility
  25. ^ Circus Olympia
  26. ^ "Circus back in town". The Advocate. 5 May 2009.
  27. ^ Sarasota, Florida: Home of the American Circus
  28. ^ "Work and family balancing act". The Age. 9 January 2009. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  29. ^ Circus Tyanna
  30. ^ Yvonne Gordon. "Behind the scenes at the big top". The Irish Times. 12 February 2003.
  31. ^ Cirque Berzerk
  32. ^ Cirque de Flambé
  33. ^ Clown Snot Bombs
  34. ^ Clyde Beatty Circus
  35. ^ Cole Bros. Circus
  36. ^ Jen Horton. "Circus Brings Back Tigers". The DeLand-Deltona Beacon. Mar 19, 2010.
  37. ^ Audrey Parente. "Circus owner gets industry recognition". The Daytona Beach News-Journal. March 9, 2010.
  38. ^ Culpepper & Merriweather Circus
  39. ^ "Warszawski Madison Square Garden". TVN Warsaw. 25 November 2010. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  40. ^ Raffaele De Ritis. "Darix Togni". Circopedia. Retrieved April 26, 2010.
  41. ^ Circo Darix Togni
  42. ^ Robert Dominguez (16 August 1998). "Flying Circus Our Reporter Soars To New Heights At Off-broadway's 'Villa Villa'". NY Daily News. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  43. ^ Dream Science Circus
  44. ^ El Circo
  45. ^ J. Dee Hill (2004). Freaks & Fire: The Underground Reinvention Of Circus. Soft Skull Press. pp. 162–165. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  46. ^ Fossett's Circus
  47. ^ Anthony Garvey. "Fossett’s Circus show honours Irish arts minister O’Donoghue". The Stage. 23 May 2007. Retrieved April 26, 2010.
  48. ^ Foolhardy Circus
  49. ^ Global Circus
  50. ^ Global Circus, A leading new Circus in India
  51. ^ Gemini Circus
  52. ^ The Indian Circus - Circopedia
  53. ^ Stroud, Clover. "Big top, bigger life". Telegraph. September 17, 2006. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
  54. ^ "Cottle leaves big top behind". BBC. October 4, 2003. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
  55. ^ "Gerry Cottle and Gerry Cottle Jr". Interview in The Sunday Times. May 1, 2005. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
  56. ^ The Great American Royal Circus
  57. ^ The Great Australian Bite-sized Circus
  58. ^ Great Bombay Circus
  59. ^ Kannadasan, Akila. "The circus comes to town". The Hindu. July 18, 2010. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
  60. ^ "Great Royal Circus begins soon". The Times of India. March 24, 2004. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
  61. ^ Hamid Circus
  62. ^ Hippodrome Circus
  63. ^ ISU Gamma Phi Circus
  64. ^ Fawad Ali Shah. "Female artists perform at Janbaz Circus in Peshawar after 5 years". Daily Times. June 04, 2008. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  65. ^ LeRae Haynes. "Elephant protest grows in Williams Lake". Welcome to Williams Lake. 4 August 2009. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  66. ^ Jordan World Circus
  67. ^ "Jumbo Circus hits Bangalore after six years". Thaindian News. January 10, 2008. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  68. ^ Bindu Shajan Perappadan. "Good old Jumbo Circus is back to enthral Delhiites". The Hindu. September 30, 2004. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  69. ^ "Kelly Miller Circus is coming to town today". South Coast Today. June 26, 2008. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
  70. ^ Long Shadow Stilt Theatre
  71. ^ Lucky Irani Circus
  72. ^ http://www.midnightcircus.net/
  73. ^ Karina Ioffee (21 January 1999). "Big-Top Pickle". Metro Santa Cruz. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  74. ^ Claudette Vaughan. Robert Perry Interviewed: “Perry's Circus Is In Town”.
  75. ^ Perry Bros Circus
  76. ^ "A Circus Train Wrecked". The New York Times. September 10, 1888. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  77. ^ "An Elephant Kills His Keeper". Calhoun Times. November 11, 1880. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  78. ^ The 7 Fingers
  79. ^ The 7 Fingers: The Troupe. Circus Center website. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  80. ^ Stilt Circus: Media/Press
  81. ^ Kimberly Kapilovic (17 October 2012). "The Taylor family is a real family circus in Arizona". abc15.com. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  82. ^ Tom Duffy's Circus
  83. ^ Travelling Light Circus
  84. ^ "Interview with Vau de Vire Society's Mike Gaines". CultureFlux. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  85. ^ Feather, Carl E. (2012-01-29). "Geneva’s 'Main' Attraction". Star Beacon. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  86. ^ Feather, Carl E. (2012-02-05). "Tragedy at McCann's Crossing". Star Beacon. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  87. ^ Feather, Carl E. (2012-02-12). "The Main Legacy". Star Beacon. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  88. ^ Will-o'-the-Wisp Circus and Fire Performances
  89. ^ Zippos Circus
  90. ^ Zirka Circus
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