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Talks

On Contemporary Circus

 
 
Thu, Oct 24, 2013
  • 6PM
  • 6PM
 
 
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RUN TIME: 1hr
ALL TICKETS:  $15; $7.50 for Friends of BAM
 
 
 
 
 
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With Duncan Wall

Duncan Wall, author of The Ordinary Acrobat: A Journey into the Wondrous World of the Circus, Past and Present and professor of circus history at the École Nationale de Cirque in Montreal, offers a brief survey of circus and discusses the beauty and diversity of the art form today.

 
 
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