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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
• 501 Front St.,Norfolk,VA 23510 • 757-622-PETA • PETA.org • Circuses.com
Animal-Free Circuses
Bindlestiff Family Cirkus
P.O. Box 1917New York, NY 10009212-726-19351-877-BINDLEScirkus@bindlestiff.orgbindlestiff.orgUSA, Canada,and Europe inthe spring andsummerN/AThis is a vaudeville-like show that performs mostly atfestivals and other events and offers workshops andexhibitions in schools and universities.
Circus Center
755 Frederick St.San Francisco, CA 94117415-759-8123info@circuscenter.orgcircuscenter.orgCalifornia—the SanFrancisco Bay areaYesThis circus is an exquisitely choreographed adventure ofacrobatics, aerial work, dance, and clowning that relieson grit, not glitz, to get its magic across. It providesscholarships to low-income children to attend its annualcircus camp and distributes free tickets to nonprofitorganizations. It provides free shows for communityfestivals, neighborhood fairs, and civic celebrations.
Circus Finelli
522 Haight St.San Francisco, CA 94117mail@circusfinelli.comcircusfinelli.comInternationally,based in the SanFrancisco Bay AreaYesFour unruly women clowns present a Slavic, slapstickcabaret with daring comedy and dangerous cutlery. Seethe sights to entice and delight: juggling, acrobatics,contortion, dance, and disaster. All set to the tune ofEuropean accordion, and vaudeville ukulele. RingMistress Madame Vinaigrette hosts.
Circus Luminous
2778 Agua Fria, Unit DSanta Fe, NM 87507505-992-2588mail@wisefoolnm.orgwisefoolnm.orgNew Mexico (willwork with othergroups in theSouthwest)YesThis is a dazzling and original production featuring daringyoung women on the flying trapeze, innovativechoreography, elaborate costumes, and a turn-of-the-century look.Circus of the Kids9042 Shoal Creek Dr.Tallahassee, FL 32312-40761-866-CIRCUS-5bruce@circusofthekids.comcircusofthekids.comUSA, year-roundYesThis circus is all about kids. They are the performers andare involved with the costumes, selling tickets, makeup,etc. The program is democratic, and there is no suchthing as being too fat, too thin, or not smart enough toparticipate. The point is for the kids to feel good aboutthemselves and to be challenged. This professional,intense, and strenuous circus allows ordinary kids tobecome stars.
 Animal-free circuses are growing in popularity. Whether you are looking for dazzling andhumane family entertainment, a circus to perform at a fair, or a circus to sponsor for afundraiser, these circuses feature only skilled human performers.
Animal-Free Circuses
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
• 501 Front St.,Norfolk,VA 23510 • 757-622-PETA • PETA.org • Circuses.com
Cirque Dreams
Cirque ProductionsVariety Arts Management3803 N. 29th Ave.Hollywood, FL 33020954-922-0888info@cirqueproductions.comcirqueproductions.comInternationally, intheaters and casinoshowrooms; oncruise ships, tours,and television; andat theme parties,festivals, fairs, tradeshows, andcorporate eventsYesThis is a combination of fantasy circus and Broadwaydream in a European-style variety show withmesmerizing music, dazzling costumes, and limitlessimagination. Customized productions are available uponrequest. Neil Goldberg’s Cirque has performed atcorporate events for MCI, GE, Aetna Insurance, andMotorola as well as at numerous fundraiser galas forlarge charitable organizations.
Cirque du Soleil
8400 Second Ave.Montréal H1Z 4M6 QuébecCanada514-722-2324contact@cirquedusoleil.comcirquedusoleil.comInternationally,year-round. Cirquedu Soleil haspermanent shows inLas Vegas andFloridaNoThis circus offers a blend of music, dance, and stunningathleticism that takes the audience on a metaphorical journey. It breaks all the rules, and its art is in a constantstate of evolution. Cirque has won more than 100 awardsand distinctions from various organizations andinstitutions for originality in its shows and excellence inmanagement. There are more than a dozen Cirqueproductions.
Cirque Éloize
417, rue BerriMontréal H2Y 3E1 QuébecCanada514-596-3838eloize@cirque-eloize.comcirque-eloize.comUSA (fall), Canada,and EuropeN/AThis circus combines theater with acrobaticperformances, poetry, and circus thrills. Acrobats,clowns, jugglers, trapeze artists, and musicians team upto create a rich and subtle tango of emotions. CirqueÉloize has also developed a strong expertise inproviding modern circus entertainment for private galasand corporate events.
Cirque Plume
37, rue BattantBesançon 25000France33-3-81-81-38-80info@cirqueplume.comcirqueplume.comUSA and Europe—large venues onlyN/APerformances combine music, dance, comedy, andgymnastics.
Fern Street Circus
P.O. Box 621004San Diego, CA 92162619-235-9756info@fernstreetcircus.comfernstreetcircus.comSan Diego areaNoThis circus provides free quality entertainment tounderserved neighborhoods. Also provides free-of-charge circus and music instruction at city recreationcenters. This is a professional circus and variety artistperformance in a simple and whimsical setting.
Animal-Free Circuses
Flying Fruit Fly Circus
609 Hovell St. Albury, NSW 2640 Australia02-6021-7044info@fruitflycircus.com.aufruitflycircus.com.auInternationally,year-roundNoPerformances are a blend of circus, dance, theater, andlive percussion with attitude. Australia’s Flying Fruit FlyCircus has established itself as one of the world’spremier youth performing arts companies. Its mission isto promote and enhance the education and culturaldevelopment of young people by providing high-qualitycircus training and by producing and touringcontemporary circus performances.
Flying High Circus
FSU CircusP.O. Box 3064026Tallahassee, FL 32306-3064850-644-4874circus@admin.fsu.educircus.fsu.eduUSA, primarily in theSoutheast.Occasionally tours inthe Bahamas,Canada, theDominican Republic,Europe, the VirginIslands, and theWest IndiesYesPerformances feature high-wire acts, juggling acts,bicycle tricks, and acrobatics. The Flying High Circusperforms on the road for a number of sponsored events.Shows range from 30 minutes in length to more than twohours, for all kinds of gatherings—including fairs, publicor private fundraisers, or conventions. Performances canbe held indoors, outdoors, or under the circus’s ownbig top.
Gregangelo & VelocityCircus Troupe
225 San Leandro WaySan Francisco, CA 94127415-664-0095info@gregangelo.comgregangelo.comUSA, year-round(mainlycommissioned bycorporations forspecial events)YesShows combine daring skill, comedy, dazzling aerials,interactive audience antics, and magic, with stunningcostumes and music. This troupe offers custom showsfor business promotions, private parties, fairs,festivals, aerial classes, and more.
Hiccup Circus
Hawaii’s Volcano CircusEducational NonprofitOrganizationsRR 2, Box 4524Pahoa, HI 96778808-965-8756graham@hiccupcircus.comhiccupcircus.comHawaii, year-round,and occasionally inCaliforniaYesThis circus performs at community events and workswith schools. It has a unique program offeringeducational services to the public, with emphasis onelementary and intermediate school-age children andteenagers, especially in underserved, isolated ruralcommunities.
Imperial Circus of China
c/o Management One, LLC7380 Sand Lake Rd., Ste. 350Orlando, FL 32819407-909-1013 john.regna@worldentertainment.netImperialcircus.comInternationally,year-roundYesConsidered the best of all Chinese circuses, it has playedan important role in cultural exchanges between Chinaand other nations. Its excellent performances have beenwarmly welcomed and highly appreciated by audiencesaround the globe.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
• 501 Front St.,Norfolk,VA 23510 • 757-622-PETA • PETA.org • Circuses.com

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