Free Juggling Classes @ Roanoke Public Library

The Circus Freaks and the Roanoke Public Library are offering juggling classes as part of their summer reading program! These classes are free to the public and welcome all ages and skill levels. Props are provided, and no experience is necessary. Class Dates/Times: Saturday, July 11th – 2-4pm Friday, August 7th – 2-4pm Friday, August …
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Meet the Dinkelmeyer Dolls!

Coming soon to the Festival of Independent Theaters, the Circus Freaks newest narrative circus event, Playthings! About Playthings William Augustus Dinkelmeyer, master toymaker and purveyor of industrial-strength whimsy, has lived an incredibly colorful life. Along his adventurous way, he’s picked up some arcane secrets…including how to offer the spark of life to his creations. As …
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#clownspotting – Chalk This Way!

Despite a bit of stormy weather, some really lovely crowds turned up for this year’s Chalk This Way festival in Lewisville, Texas. The Circus Freaks were there to entertain with clowns, hoop dancers, sword swallowers and one particularly popular dancing Tree. Chalk This Way: http://www.chalkthisway.org/ photos by John Allen Grant

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Get the Almost 5 video and score!

While the office may be closed, we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to finish editing the Almost 5 video release and original music score. We’re happy to announce the work is done, and now you can take the office home with you! VIDEO: https://gum.co/almost5 MUSIC: https://circusfreaks.bandcamp.com/ Follow the links below to purchase the show …
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#clownspotting – TASC Conference

The Circus Freaks recently brought their amazing shenanigans to the Texas Association of Student Council’s Annual Conference. There they wowed 5000 teenage fans with a high energy combination of juggling tricks, sword swallowing, clowning, stilt walking, and an aerial silk trio! Special thanks to photographer John Allen Grant

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World Circus Day!

Come celebrate World Circus Day with us at our monthly SpinFest meetup!

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Serving up Salmagundi!

We’re proud to serve up the Circus Freaks new show, Salmagundi! Join us for an evening of tasty food, sensational circus performances and other theatrical shenanigans at the Carrollton Plaza Arts Center. Get your tickets now for a family-friendly evening of circus dinner theater! Dinner served at 6pm Show begins at 7pm Plaza Arts Center …
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Improv Essentials – March 25th

Intimidated by our Existential Variety Improv Lab? Join performers from the Circus Freaks and members of the Open Stage variety show for a workshop in the fundamentals of improv comedy, theory and other theatrical shenanigans.* *Also suitable as a spectactor sport. March 25, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Roanoke Public Library 308 S. Walnut St. Roanoke, …
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Open Stage 3/2/15 – Four Years of Shenanigans!

Last Monday, after a week of icy weather, the Open Stage warmly celebrated it’s fourth anniversary with an in-the-round evening of Open Stage classics including flying flags, ghost-hunting rock stars, operatic cowgirls, improvised shenanigans, sword swallowing rockabilly comedy, and a circus-sized Cyr wheel debut. The Open Stage is intended for mature audiences. Some content may …
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Frozen Stage! – 2/23/15

For the safety of all of our Open Stage performers, crew, fans and friends, tonight’s show has begrudgingly been canceled due to icy weather. While some of the roads near the Celebration Event Center remain passable at the moment, later tonight they will freeze into a solid sheet of ice. We love live theater, and …
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