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. ^ Chaplins Circus
  11. ^ Circa
  12. ^ Sarah Frater. "Circa shows more wizards from Oz". London Evening Standard.
  13. ^ Circo Atayde Hermanos
  14. ^ Reuters (12 December 2012). "El circo de Teresa Rabal consigue levantar el telón". Diario Vasco. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  15. ^ Jeff Pope. "Circus a way of life for family: American Crown Circus and Circo Osorio perform in Summerlin". Las Vegas Sun. March 7, 2009.
  16. ^ Circus Aotearoa
  17. ^ Circus Avalon
  18. ^ Circus Carl Busch
  19. ^ http://www.lefourneau.com/artistes/circus/ethiopie/cirques/circushargeisa/hargeisaddexch.htm
  20. ^ Circus Gatti
  21. ^ Carl Kieke. "Circus Gatti Performance Entertains, Enthralls Youngsters of All Ages". Abilene Reporter-News Mobile. February 29, 2008.
  22. ^ Circus Hargeisa - Somaliland
  23. ^ Circus Mondao
  24. ^ Douglas McPherson. "Reviews: Circus Mondao". The Stage. 23 March 2009.
  25. ^ Circus Mundus Absurdus
  26. ^ The Circus of Horrors
  27. ^ The Circus of Tiny Invisibility
  28. ^ Circus Olympia
  29. ^ "Circus back in town". The Advocate. 5 May 2009.
  30. ^ Sarasota, Florida: Home of the American Circus
  31. ^ "Work and family balancing act". The Age. 9 January 2009. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  32. ^ Circus Tyanna
  33. ^ Yvonne Gordon. "Behind the scenes at the big top". The Irish Times. 12 February 2003.
  34. ^ Cirque Berzerk
  35. ^ Cirque de Flambé
  36. ^ Clown Snot Bombs
  37. ^ Clyde Beatty Circus
  38. ^ Cole Bros. Circus
  39. ^ Jen Horton. "Circus Brings Back Tigers". The DeLand-Deltona Beacon. Mar 19, 2010.
  40. ^ Audrey Parente. "Circus owner gets industry recognition". The Daytona Beach News-Journal. March 9, 2010.
  41. ^ Culpepper & Merriweather Circus
  42. ^ "Warszawski Madison Square Garden". TVN Warsaw. 25 November 2010. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  43. ^ Raffaele De Ritis. "Darix Togni". Circopedia. Retrieved April 26, 2010.
  44. ^ Circo Darix Togni
  45. ^ 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. 
  46. ^ Dream Science Circus
  47. ^ El Circo
  48. ^ J. Dee Hill (2004). Freaks & Fire: The Underground Reinvention Of Circus. Soft Skull Press. pp. 162–165. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  49. ^ Fossett's Circus
  50. ^ Anthony Garvey. "Fossett’s Circus show honours Irish arts minister O’Donoghue". The Stage. 23 May 2007. Retrieved April 26, 2010.
  51. ^ Foolhardy Circus
  52. ^ Global Circus
  53. ^ Global Circus, A leading new Circus in India
  54. ^ Gemini Circus
  55. ^ The Indian Circus - Circopedia
  56. ^ Stroud, Clover. "Big top, bigger life". Telegraph. September 17, 2006. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
  57. ^ "Cottle leaves big top behind". BBC. October 4, 2003. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
  58. ^ "Gerry Cottle and Gerry Cottle Jr". Interview in The Sunday Times. May 1, 2005. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
  59. ^ The Great American Royal Circus
  60. ^ The Great Australian Bite-sized Circus
  61. ^ Great Bombay Circus
  62. ^ Kannadasan, Akila. "The circus comes to town". The Hindu. July 18, 2010. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
  63. ^ "Great Royal Circus begins soon". The Times of India. March 24, 2004. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
  64. ^ Hamid Circus
  65. ^ Hippodrome Circus
  66. ^ ISU Gamma Phi Circus
  67. ^ Fawad Ali Shah. "Female artists perform at Janbaz Circus in Peshawar after 5 years". Daily Times. June 04, 2008. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  68. ^ LeRae Haynes. "Elephant protest grows in Williams Lake". Welcome to Williams Lake. 4 August 2009. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  69. ^ Jordan World Circus
  70. ^ "Jumbo Circus hits Bangalore after six years". Thaindian News. January 10, 2008. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  71. ^ Bindu Shajan Perappadan. "Good old Jumbo Circus is back to enthral Delhiites". The Hindu. September 30, 2004. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  72. ^ "Kelly Miller Circus is coming to town today". South Coast Today. June 26, 2008. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
  73. ^ Long Shadow Stilt Theatre
  74. ^ Lucky Irani Circus
  75. ^ http://www.midnightcircus.net/
  76. ^ Karina Ioffee (21 January 1999). "Big-Top Pickle". Metro Santa Cruz. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  77. ^ Claudette Vaughan. Robert Perry Interviewed: “Perry's Circus Is In Town”.
  78. ^ Perry Bros Circus
  79. ^ Russells International Circus
  80. ^ "A Circus Train Wrecked". The New York Times. September 10, 1888. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  81. ^ "An Elephant Kills His Keeper". Calhoun Times. November 11, 1880. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  82. ^ The 7 Fingers
  83. ^ The 7 Fingers: The Troupe. Circus Center website. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  84. ^ Stilt Circus: Media/Press
  85. ^ Kimberly Kapilovic (17 October 2012). "The Taylor family is a real family circus in Arizona". abc15.com. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  86. ^ Tom Duffy's Circus
  87. ^ Travelling Light Circus
  88. ^ [1]
  89. ^ "Interview with Vau de Vire Society's Mike Gaines". CultureFlux. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  90. ^ Feather, Carl E. (2012-01-29). "Geneva’s 'Main' Attraction". Star Beacon. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  91. ^ Feather, Carl E. (2012-02-05). "Tragedy at McCann's Crossing". Star Beacon. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  92. ^ Feather, Carl E. (2012-02-12). "The Main Legacy". Star Beacon. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  93. ^ The Vespertine Circus
  94. ^ Oakland's Grassroots Circus, Nellie Bowels for SF Gate
  95. ^ Vespertine Circus Review for SF Gothic
  96. ^ Circus Gerbola
  97. ^ Will-o'-the-Wisp Circus and Fire Performances
  98. ^ Zippos Circus
  99. ^ Zirka Circus
  100. ^ [2]