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Sunday, April 18 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Circus History and Trivia Competition

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Test your circus history knowledge and learn weird and wonderful facts! Youth host Lyra Gross (Hup Squad member) will present questions concocted by our four circus history masters: Veronica Blair, Hovey Burgess, Judy Finelli, and Thom Wall. After attendees register their best guesses, history whizzes will reveal the answers to questions tricky and silly alike, sharing details and did-you-knows about fascinating circus performers and acts of yore!


Lyra Gross

Le Petite Cirque

Session Leaders

Thom Wall

Modern Vaudeville Press
Thom Wall is a juggler and author originally from St. Louis, Missouri. He has written books on ancient juggling history as well as contemporary juggling techniques, and was awarded "La Medalla Crotaluz Scholaris" by La Universidad Mesoamericana in Puebla, Mexico for his work as a... Read More →
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Judy Finelli - Virtual Only

Coach, Prescott Circus Theater
Judy Finelli co-founded the San Francisco School for Circus Arts (now Circus Center) in 1984. She was the Artistic Director of the Pickle Family Circus 1987-1990. She received a BFA in Theatre, Film and Television from NYU School of the Arts in 1970. She was the photographer for Circus... Read More →

Veronica Blair

Uncle Junior Project / Circus Center
20 years of performance experience, 15 years teaching experience, 10 research and development of the Uncle Junior Project.

Sunday April 18, 2021 6:00pm - 7:00pm EDT