Introducing Frankie Stiletto!

We’re proud to introduce our sassy sideshow specialist, Frankie Stiletto! Frankie’s death-defying feats put her in rare company. According to the Sword Swallower’s Association International (of which she is a member in good standing), there are approximately 100 people in the world capable of reliably performing this dangerous stunt. Frankie Stiletto is now available for …
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Almost 5 – Tickets Now Available

The office is now open! The Circus Freaks are proud to present our first narrative circus show, Almost 5, at the Bath House Cultural Center in January of 2015. You can purchase your Almost 5 tickets below, or head over to Eventbrite for more information. Online event registration for Almost 5 – “An Office Life …
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Giant Monster Smack-Down

Rex and Exsanguinous have a classic Kaiju battle, Circus Freaks style, at this year’s Spooky Stage. Performers: Scott Renkes and Courtney Vanous Photos: John Allen Grant, Bryan Jakubik, and Michael Leza Videography: Alicia Holston

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The Switchyard Showdown

Last Saturday, the City of Carrollton invited the Circus Freaks to perform at the Festival at the Switchyard. With a wild west twist, our plucky band of family-friendly misfits performed a circus melodrama for a packed house that featured acrobatic dolls, juggling rat-catchers, live music, and a ninja school drop-out. We had a great day …
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Foley’s dinner party

Foley invites her Nauga friends for a dinner party at the Open Stage. photo by Matt Vanecek video by Alicia Holston

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Almost 5 News: Indiegogo invites us to go-go even more!

As of 10/01, our campaign is now part of Indiegogo’s Forever Funding pilot program, which means we get to keep accepting contributions without a deadline- and that means changing up our stretch goals just a bit. Here are the new goodies: If we reach $7,500, we will throw in an autographed motivational poster for everyone …
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The Tale of Lillian Leitzel

Lillian Leitzel was a larger-than-life performer who became known throughout the world as the queen of the air. Her signature full-body rotations fifty feet above the ground were a world-wide sensation and made a dramatic finish to her trapeze performances. Like her performances, Lillian’s personal life was an enrapturing spectacle too. Circus Freaks performer Courtney …
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The “Almost 5″ Pie Challenge!

On Sunday night, the indiegogo campaign for Almost 5 reached 97% Just before midnight, Russ Sharek offered to take a pie to the face if our fans funded the campaign before the end of the day…Seven minutes later we reached 101% of our goal! A huge thank you to all of our contributors for believing …
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Foley’s got a fever!

Foley’s fighting a fever, at the Open Stage.

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Russ Sharek – La Belle et la Bête

The story of Beauty and the Beast, with a clown and a twist. Photo by Ed Steele Video by Alicia Holston Music by Peppina

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