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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Vaudeville Night Photos

The very first official Circus Freaks performance was at the LabyrinthWalk CoffeeHouse‘s annual Vaudeville Night. It’s a fun little variety show, and now days we make a tradition of joining the cast for the evening each year to celebrate the place that gave us our start. Photos by John Allen Grant

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Let’s Get E.V.I.L.

It’s official, we’ll be teaching improv and clown at the Bath House Cultural Center starting on September 17th! Find out more about the Existential Variety Improv Lab

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Fund the Freaks – Almost5

Check out our Indiegogo campaign for more information about our upcoming narrative circus show, Almost 5. We have so much cool stuff in store, and we can’t wait to share it with you! Find out More: http://www.igg.me/at/almost5                  

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Circus Freaks announce “Almost 5″

In January 2015, we’re leaping into new artistic territory: Almost 5, our first narrative circus show. We can’t wait to show you what we’ve been working on! footage courtesy Open Stage, 2014 UPDATE: Our indiegogo campaign is now online!

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Chalk This Way 2014

Highlights from the Circus Freaks return to Chalk This Way! photos and video by John Grant

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New Mailing Address

Effective immediately, our mailing address has changed. Please send your fan mail to: Circus Freaks 3109 Knox Street Suite 640 Dallas, TX 75205 Please note this only related to postal mail. None of our event sites have changed.

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