August 25, 2022

All About the Circus, with Charles Batson

Previewing the second weekend of Troy’s 2022 Circus in the Park, Charles Batson, Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Union College, talks with HMM Producer Cathy Silber about the contemporary circus, Circus Studies, and the organization that has brought the circus to town, the Contemporary Circus and Immersive Arts Center, CCIAC, the board of which he co-chairs.

For information about CIACC, see
For the Times Union piece on CIACC founder Aaron Marquise and Circus in the park, see
For Circus and its Others:
For Journeys Through Queer Circus with Charles Batson:
For HMM Producer Andrea Cunliffe’s August 24, 2022 interview with Aaron Marquise:

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