The Circus in America
Dates: Wednesdays 9/13-10/18
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Location: Shanis Auditorium
Description: Discover the history, growth, decline, and future of the American circus. From animal training to acrobats and clowns, explore its impact on American life. Learn about the major entrepreneurs and performers, the circus’s ability to create and dismantle a city within a day, and the evolution of circuses in the 21st century.
Instructor: John Shepherd is a retired soldier and engineer. Since 2007, he has taught classes on history and the circus.
Registration: Online Registration Required. Click here to register.
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This free series is funded by the Friends of UDPL from public donations. Your continued support will fund future library programs like this one. Please consider donating (recommended $35 donation) at udfriends.org.