100 episodes

Hosted by Josh & Lyndsay Aviner, the Hideaway Circus Podcast features interviews and analysis with artists and entrepreneurs working in circus, theater, and dance.

Hideaway Circus Podcast Josh & Lyndsay Aviner

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 38 Ratings

Hosted by Josh & Lyndsay Aviner, the Hideaway Circus Podcast features interviews and analysis with artists and entrepreneurs working in circus, theater, and dance.

    Episode 113 - Wayne McCary, accomplished circus producer

    Episode 113 - Wayne McCary, accomplished circus producer

    On today's episode Josh and Lyndsay talk about how coronavirus has once again disrupted show business, their experience at Cirque Du Soleil's new show Drawn to Life, and the upcoming premiere of REFLEX: Unravelling 4,000 Years of Juggling. Later in the show they call up seasoned circus producer Wayne McCary. During his tenure of over 41 consecutive years producing the Big E Super Circus in Massachusetts and the Maine Shrine Circus dates, Wayne produced thousands of circus performances featuring many familiar stars. If you enjoyed today's episode please share it with a friend!

    Episode 112 - REFLEX Show Announcement with Jay Gilligan and Frodo Santini

    Episode 112 - REFLEX Show Announcement with Jay Gilligan and Frodo Santini

    On today's episode Josh and Lyndsay announce a brand new show they are producing this winter titled REFLEX starring master juggler Jay Gilligan. They call up Jay and co-writer/director Frodo Santini to go behind the scenes of the new production and the creation process. Tickets are now available at reflexshow.com. If you enjoy the episode please share it with a friend!

    • 42 min
    Episode 111 - Kevin Venardos, founder and ringmaster of Vernados Circus

    Episode 111 - Kevin Venardos, founder and ringmaster of Vernados Circus

    On today's episode Josh and Lyndsay talk about the final weeks of Beyond Babel's off broadway run, a 3 show $75 million dollar deal from Spiegelworld, and if audience reactions are different post-pandemic. Later in the show they call up Kevin Vernardos, a circus producer and ringmaster currently on tour with his namesake show. Kevin talks about his life on Ringling Brothers, the origins behind his small touring circus troupe, and how they have come through the pandemic stronger than ever. If you enjoy the show share it with a friend!

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode 110 - Noe España, 5th generation circus artist

    Episode 110 - Noe España, 5th generation circus artist

    On today's episode Josh and Lyndsay talk about the various circus productions coming to New York City this November including Cirque Du Soleil's Twas the Night, a Wallenda remount of Big Apple Circus, an immersive Empire Circus with Bozo the clown, and a bold new in-person show from Omnium Circus. Later in the episode they call up circus legend and daredevil Noe España. In addition to storied and award winning career on the flying trapeze and wheel of death, Noe is a seasoned circus producer, director and designer. If you enjoy today's show please share it with a friend!

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Episode 109 - Gypsy Snider, co-founder of Les 7 Doigts

    Episode 109 - Gypsy Snider, co-founder of Les 7 Doigts

    On today's episode Josh & Lyndsay talk about their new outdoor circus Stars Above that toured around the North East this past summer and then discuss the re-opening of Beyond Babel off broadway. Later in the show the call up Gyspy Snider to chat about her latest productions including Dear San Francisco, Duel Reality, and Out of Order. If you enjoy the show please share the podcast with a friend. Have a great week!

    • 2 hr 11 min
    Stacy Clark, CEO of CircusTalk

    Stacy Clark, CEO of CircusTalk

    On today's episode, Josh and Lyndsay talk about some odd news related Shuttered Venue Operators Grants, the Delta Covid-19 variant effecting reopening plans, and recap the plans for their upcoming outdoor circus Stars Above. Later in the show they call up the newly appointed CEO of CircusTalk, Stacy Clark. Stacy has a wide variety of experience starting as a gymnast before becoming a talent scout for Cirque Du Soleil.

    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

theCaptainFrodo ,

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!

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Best podcast ever!!

Fun to listen to. Great information and interviews!! Definitely recommend 👍🏻

onxct ,

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.

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