Monthly Archives: August 2013

There’s No Place Like Greensboro…: Monday, August 19th

We’ve come, it seems, full circle. After a record-setting two and a half hour tear-down in Hanover, New Hampshire, it was time for Smirkus to head back to Vermont. But Vermont holds more than maple syrup and green mountains – … Continue reading

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For the Love of Canvas- Thursday, August 15th

Guest Blog by Tent Boss Nat Brown. My name is Nat Brown. I have had the honor and privilege of working with Circus Smirkus for the past 11 years. I started working on Ring Crew (helping set up the scenery and rigging … Continue reading

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Clowning and Juggling and Aerials… Oh My!- Tuesday, August 13th

Although it’s been over two months since we all got to Greensboro, time has flown so fast that it feels like it was just yesterday. After four consecutive sold-out shows in Freeport, Maine, it was time to make our way … Continue reading

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Click Your Heels- Thursday, August 8th

Just a few days after Oz Incorporated was in Kennebunkport, we were back up in Maine with four shows at the Merriconeag Waldorf School in Freeport. One of the first things I saw upon arriving on site was a swingset … Continue reading

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See You Down the Yellow Brick Road- Monday, August 5th

Time has begun to pass by at a faster pace the longer we have been on tour. I’ve grown accustomed to the early mornings on jump days and the late nights on load-out days, and I’ve come to treasure the … Continue reading

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The Ordinary is Extraordinary- Friday, August 2nd

After a run of six shows in three days (phew!) in Waltham, Massachusetts, it was time for our group of 26 troupers and one trouper-in-training and 40 staff to head up to Kennebunkport, Maine.    Soon enough we pulled in … Continue reading

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