Hosted by creative producers Josh & Lyndsay Aviner, the Hideaway Circus Podcast features industry analysis and interviews with creators in circus, theater, and dance.
Episode 120 - Simone and Trey Key, owners of Culpepper & Merriweather Great Combined Circus
On today's show Josh and Lyndsay announce the cast and tour route for their open air summer circus Stars Above, big news from a rebranded Ringling, and review the book Shanghai Acrobat. Later in the episode Josh calls up husband and wife duo Simone and Trey Key who own and operate Culpepper Merriweather Great Combined Circus out of Hugo, OK. Trey is the general manager and performs a big cat act, Simone is the ringmaster and trapeze artist. If you enjoy the episode please share it with a friend!
Episode 119 - Carlos Alexis Cruz, founder of Nouveau Sud
On today's show Josh and Lyndsay make a new announcement, talk about the upcoming Water For Elephants musical, and an exciting new variety show in downtown Las Vegas called Cheapshot. Later in the episode they call up Carlos Alexis Cruz, the founder of the contemporary circus company Nouveau Sud based in North Carolina. They talk about growing up in Puerto Rico, training in San Francisco, and creating new work in the South. If you enjoy the episode please share it with a friend!
Episode 118 - Seth Bloom & Christina Gelsone, The Acrobuffos
On today's show, Josh and Lyndsay announce an open casting call for their circus show Stars Above, recap a great performance from the Columbia Circus Collective, and discuss some unusual goings on at the new production Amytiska in Las Vegas. Later in the show they call up clowns and creators Seth Bloom & Christina Gelsone. A performing and married couple, together they have created original shows including AirPlay and Waterbombs, and subsequently toured them around the world. If you enjoy the show please share it with a friend!
Episode 117 - AJ Silver, Cowboy from the Bronx
On today's episode, Josh and Lyndsay talk about the origins of Kenneth Feld's Madhattan and its odd relationship to Cirque Du Soleil's Mad Apple in Las Vegas. Later in the show they call up AJ Silver aka Angelo Ioidice to talk about his life in the circus and rodeo. You can see Angelo in his new solo show coming up in NYC called A Cowboy from the Bronx. If you enjoy the episode please share it with a friend!
Episode 116 - Lisa B. Lewis, founder of Omnium Circus
On today's show, Josh and Lyndsay talk about their behind the scenes documentary that is currently featured in the International Circus Film Festival, the latest casting news for their summer circus, and discuss the state of ticket sales in NYC and Las Vegas. Later in the show they call up Lisa B. Lewis, the founder of Omnium Circus. Lisa got her start in clown college, before later running Circus of the Senses with Big Apple Circus. If you enjoy the show please share it with a friend!
Episode 115 - Karen E. Gersch, celebrated circus and visual artist
On today's episode, Josh and Lyndsay recap their four week run of Reflex: Unraveling 4,000 Years of Juggling, and talk about their Beyond Babel NFT sales and a new show from Cirque Du Soleil titled Mad Apple. Later in the show they call up Karen Gersch, a founding member of Big Apple and Circus Smirkus as well as a celebrated juggler and painter. If you enjoy today's show please share it with a friend!
A great thing for the worldwide circus community.
This podcast is a delight. The hosts asks interesting and entertaining questions. They manage to go real deep whilst still moving the interviews foreword at a cracking pace. I love their style! And as for the guests it’s a veritable who’s who of (mainly) contemporary circus. I am a fan!
Best podcast ever!!
Fun to listen to. Great information and interviews!! Definitely recommend 👍🏻
My new favorite podcast!!!
I am in love with this podcast. Thank you so much for bringing us interviews with so many amazing and talented people.