First of May/One Ring Family (#101)
First of May - Go behind the scenes and meet the fascinating, wildly diverse Big Apple Circus family -- the clowns and the wire-walkers, the front office staff and the rough-and-tumble ring crew -- as they gear up for their annual 350-performance tour.
One Ring Family - Feel the tension mount as rivalries and romances blossom and the circus' first dress rehearsal approaches. The show is nowhere near ready -- and the fate of more than a few performers hangs in the balance. [116 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Full Program: As the company puts together the new show, we meet the members of the Big Apple family. 53:42
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Paul and Michael recount the early days of their partnership as street jugglers. 04:29
The company talks about the town of Walden, New York, home base of the Big Apple Circus. 02:17
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Series Description: This series goes behind the scenes to follow the lives of the performers and crew of the Big Apple Circus for the entirety of the 2008-2009 touring season.
First of May/One-Ring Family (#101)
Go behind the scenes and meet clowns, wire-walkers and the fascinating Big Apple Circus family. [116 minutes]
Last minute changes ratchet up the pressure at the circus's first performance stop in Virginia. [113 minutes]
Big Apple Circus founder Paul Binder scouts new talent at the renowned Monte Carlo circus festival. [116 minutes]