Down the Road - Amid the final performances, we hear about everyone's plans for the future. Many will be leaving Big Apple Circus. Some have consciously chosen a different path. Others have no idea what they're going to do next. As the trailers pull out of the lot, and the tent comes down for the last time, we join in the time-honored circus farewell: not "goodbye," but "see you down the road."
As the tent comes down for the last time, we say one final "see you down the road."
Performers who grew up in the circus find it difficult to imagine another kind of life.
Three members of the company consider leaving the circus for the "real world."
A major act is cut just before the first show; it's an inauspicious start to the season.
The clock is ticking down to the dress rehearsal in Walden, but the show isn't ready.
As the company puts together the new show, we meet the members of the Big Apple family.
CIRCUS is a six-hour series that takes you on an unforgettable trip with the legendary Big Apple Circus. From the big top to the "back lot," explore a distinctive world with its own rules, lingo and no fixed address. Follow the diverse characters who make up the Big Apple family and find out what it really means to live life in the ring.
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