Press Room

MEMBERS OF THE PRESS: Feel free to use the resources at right for backgrounder and photos.  The 2018 Big Top Tour takes place from June 29 to August 19, 2018. The 2018 show, called “Vaudeville”, is the company’s 31rst annual summer tour, and will feature 68 performances in a span of 52 days, across 5 states in 17 towns across the northeastern U.S.

For additional information contact Communications and Marketing Director Diane Zeigler at 802-8398-6520 or diane.zeigler@smirkus.org.

Latest News Coverage

Newton TAB – June 19, 2018
Circus Smirkus a family affair for Newton residents

Melrose Free Press – August 29, 2017
Melrose 12 Year Old Performs in Youth Circus

WTEN Albany (video & story) – July 11, 2017
Circus Smirkus Comes To Town For Its 30th Year

WPTZ (video)– July 5, 2017
Vermont’s Circus Smirkus Turns 30

Troy Record – July 5, 2017
Circus Smirkus Marks 30th Anniversary

Times Argus/Rutland Herald – July 1, 2017
In Uncertain Times For Circus, Smirkus Thrives

Best of Central Vermont – June 2017 Issue
Circus Smirkus Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

Kids VT – May 30, 2017
Born Performer: A Vermont Teen Spends Her Summers in the Circus 

Valley News – March 20, 2017
Sharon Academy Middle Schoolers Stage Circus

Merrimack Journal – March 3, 2017
Merrimack Teen Touring With Southern Circus Group

The Commons Online – March 1, 2017
NECCA welcomes guest artists for annual Circus Spectacular

VillageSoup Knox – February 17, 2017
Droplet Dance drops into the Midcoast

Blank Gold Coast – February 3, 2017
Circus Smirkus: Blanc de Blanc takes a twist on tradition

River Head Local – January 29, 2017
Baiting Hollow teen trapeze artist, juggler lands summer gig with youth circus

The Patch – January 25, 2017 
Local teen sees circus dreams come true

Misadventure Magazine – January 18, 2017
Bravery, not balance, required at “Big Kid” circus camp

WAMC – December 27, 2016
Burlington Prepping for 34th First Night Celebration

Keep Me Current – August 10, 2016
Faces and places

WBUR Radio Boston – August 9, 2016
The Kids Who Clown: Circus Smirkus Summer Tour

My Champlain Valley – August 8, 2016
Circus Smirkus Performers Hit the Streets of Montpelier

The Morning Call – August 5, 2016
Musikfest: Bravo to the buskers (street performers)

Newburyport News – August 4, 2016
The Lookout: Circus comes to town this weekend

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript – August 1, 2016
Pine Hill alumn performs with circus

Burlington Free Press – July 29, 2016
Greensboro draws authors and circus artists home

WMUR – July 28, 2016
Circus Smirkus heads to Milford this weekend

Newton Media Center –  July 27, 2016
Newton News: Circus Smirkus 2016

Keep Me Current – July 27, 2016
Circus Smirkus pitching tent in town

The Forecaster – July 26, 2016
Seriously clowning around: Yarmouth student returns to Freeport with Circus Smirkus

The Lafayette Sun – July 20, 2016
Keep Smiling – this week Trenton Golden

Mass Live – July 12, 2016
Holyoke teen spends last summer with Circus Smirkus

WRSI – July 12, 2016
Local Hero Takeover of Circus Smirkus

ABC News 10 – July 8, 2016
Circus Smirkus Traveling to Saratoga Springs this weekend

Yankee Magazine – February 10, 2016
Hidden New England: Greensboro, Vermont

Bennington Banner – January 28, 2016
Circus Arts: Necca, Smirkus continue their collaboration

The Citizen – January 16, 2016
Circus Smirkus recieves national community impact award

Paul Binder Blog – January 8, 2016
The 2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus