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Links to other circus organisations.

Some useful contacts are listed below.
If the organisation or group that you want to contact is not listed, you can search the database to find many more circus-related organisations

Acrobat Productions
Suppliers and co-ordinators of contemporary circus artistes and shows from around the world.

American Youth Circus
Much useful info and articles by Reg Bolton and Steve Ward amongst others.

Association of Circus Proprietors of Great Britain
Represents the commercial circus industry.
Contact The Secretary, PO Box 131, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 9DT

Make costumes for circus, street theatre and carnival
[email protected]

Beard Enterprises Ltd
Juggling equipment manufacturers.
Supply wholesale and retail via mail order

Billy Smarts Circus
Traditional family-run circus

Bobby Robert's Super Circus
Traditional circus with animal acts - even elephants!

British Jugglish Convention
Site for the 2002 convention in Kent

CB Projects
Arts management company that represent contemporary circus-theatre. They also host the CircElation training project.

Leading centre for contemporary circus and physical theatre.

Circus Friends Association
Membership organisation that publishes King Pole, a quarterly circus magazine.

Find out where touring circuses will be performing during a particular week
Tel 09068 343341

Cirque de Demain (Association Francaise pour le Cirque de Demain)
Organize international circus showcase festival
E mail [email protected]

Cirque du Soleil
Contemporary circus megastars from Montreal. They have plans for the UK and often hold auditions here.

Clowns International
Membership organisation for clowns. Publish The Joey magazine
Tel 023 8087 3700.

Extensive European website database for circus and street arts, organised by Hors Le Mur in collaboration with partners in each participating country.

Cirque Bijou Productions
Shows for corporate clients, specialty acts, full design service, rigging etc

Dance UK
Professional dance association. Tel 020 8741 1932

Dell'Arte School
Circus/Physical Theatre school in US

Dream Factory/Playbox Theatre
Performances and training in circus-theatre

Ecole de Cirque Bruxelles
Belgium circus school

Contact British Actors Equity Association. Tel 020 7379 6000

Expressive Feat Productions
Contemporary aerial dance and general circus skills. Professional performance, education and community projects.

European Entertainments Corporation
Produce and promote a range of touring circuses, including
Cottle and Austen Electric Circus
Circus of Horrors - darkly comic show
Moscow State Circus - international favourites
Chinese State Circus - perfect skills!

Flying Squad Rigging
Help deal efficiently with the rigging challenges encountered by aerialists, creative directors and corporate clients.

Foundation for Community Dance

Fools Paradise
Promoters/agents that represent circus, cabaret and street arts performers

The Generating Company
A circus theatre company that produces mid to large scale tours and also offers educational programs.

Greentop Circus
Community circus and training centre in Sheffield
Tel 0114 2818350

Grip Circus Theatre
Fairs, festivals and outdoor events. Performances and workshops.

Hippodrome Circus
Permanent circus building with large-scale circus and water show every summer. Tel 01493 844172

Independent Street Arts Network (ISAN)
Represents street arts and festival promoters.

Independent Theatre Council (ITC)
Tel 020 7403 1727

International Circus Reunion
Annual event for all the circus community.
Contact Allen McPherson 01253 352681

International Juggling Database
shares information about juggling events and developments

International Jugglers Festival (USA)
E mail [email protected]

Juggling clubs - worldwide

Juggling equipment online

Kevin's Circus
Community and youth circus projects across the UK

UK's only large scale tented contemporary circus company

Female trio performing contemporary acrobatics/acrobalance

Missing Link Productions
From aerialists to acrobats, clowns to contortionists, mimes to magicians… See also

National Association of Youth Circus
Umbrella organisation for youth groups - contact [email protected]
or to join their mailing list

National Circus and Physical Theatre Association (Australia)

National Fairground Archive
Held at Sheffield University, a wonderful resource for traditional circus and fairground.
E mail [email protected]

No Fit State Circus
Cardiff's leading community circus, performance and training centre.

Phillip Gandey's World Class Entertainment
circus promoters and producers

For information on rigging and circus safety.
[email protected]

Rock N Roll Circus
Innovative Australian circus company

Scarabeus Theatre
Multi-discipline contemporary circus company that mostly perform outdoors.

circus props manufacturer : specialists in custom made equipment.

Skinning the Cat
Contemporary aerial company e mail [email protected]

Skylight Circus Arts
Performance, training, youth and community work in the N.W region

Swamp Circus Theatre
Touring tented contemporary circus-theatre company

Total Theatre Network
Membership organisation celebrating and promoting physical and visual performance. Publishers of Total Theatre Magazine/Circus Arts News

The Circus Space
Leading UK contemporary circus training, professional development and performance centre.

The Stage
Weekly publication with circus section. Available in most major newsagents.

make contact at [email protected]

Why Not Institute
De Castro's London playground for clowns
E mail [email protected]

The World's Fair
Weekly publication with two pages dedicated to circus from the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain. Covers travelling entertainment, including fairground shows and traditional circus.

Yankee Doodle Circus
American children's circus

Zap Productions
Promoters who organise the National Street Arts Festival, a linked series of festivals throughout the Uk. Also collaborate with major European festivals.

Zippos Circus
Touring tented circus shows for all the family. Zippos Academy of Circus Arts is the UK's only travelling circus school.


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