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Credits and Acknowledgements

Circus Arts Program Staff

Director: Sabrina Lynn Motley

Curator: Preston Scott

Co-curators: James Deutsch, Cristina Díaz-Carrera

Coordinator: Nichole Procopenko

Foodways Coordinator: Arnie Malin

D.C. Circus Day Coordinator: Marissa Walker

Interns: Isabella Barrengos, Maia Daniel, Miranda DiMase-Nordling, Taylor Heagler, Maris Jones, Michaela Podolny, Laura Yee

Lead Volunteer: Zakiya Williams

Advisors and Presenters: Hovey Burgess, David Carlyon, Janet M. Davis, LaVahn Hoh, Rodney Huey, Dominique Jando, Jennifer Lemmer Posey, Linda Simon, Deborah Walk, Matthew Wittmann

Big Top Artistic Director: Pedro Reis

Big Top Production Team: Henry Barragan, Jesse Cogswell, Joe D’Emilio, Luis S. Garcia, Leigh Ketchum, Devin Nee, Amanda Scarpa, Mark Wilson, Atos Zamperla

Special Thanks

Individuals: Miriam Ackerman, Jesse Alford, Lara Allee, Karen Bell, Attila Benedek, Veronica Blair, Mayor Muriel Bowser, Sam Boyles, Mary Jane Brock, Betty Butler, Daniel Butler, Joseph Caulkins, Amy Christian, Amy Cohen, Niall Cronin, Denise Davis-Cotton, Dwight Curry, Jonathan Deull, Bruce Embrey, Libby Foley, Britt-Marie Forslund, Joan Galvin, Peter Gorman, Meliesa Hawley, Mary Jo Heider, Jessica Hentoff, Steven High, Deneise Howard, Mark Jaster, Barry Kendall, Ed LeClair, Lisa Lewis, Li Hong, Liu Xiaolin, Philip LoPiccolo, Jenny Mählqvist, Sabrina Mandell, Zsuzsanna Mata, Rep. Betty McCollum, Rob Mermin, Jennifer Mitchell, Jo Montgomery, Sara Moore, Abigail Patton Munn, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Paula Murphy, Keith Nelson, Guiomar Ochoa, Michael Orlove, Terry A. Osborn, Urs Pilz, Beth Py-Lieberman, Pedro Reis, Elsie Smith, Pepper Smith, Steve Smith, Shay Stevens, Istvan Ujhelyi, Laura VanderMeer, Catherine Vernon, Cedric Walker, Casey Welch, Kristina Wicke, Adam Woolley, Linda Zachrison

Organizations: American Circus Educators Association, American Youth Circus Organization, Big Apple Circus, Circopedia, Circus Historical Society, Council of the District of Columbia, Embassy of Canada, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, Embassy of the Principality of Monaco, Embassy of Sweden, Fédération Mondiale du Cirque, French Lick West Baden Museum, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Medical Clown Project, Peru Amateur Circus, Quat Props & Band of Jugglers, Trapeze School New York—Washington, D.C., Zip Zap School of Circus Arts for Social Change

Sponsors

This program is co-presented by The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and Circus Arts Conservatory Sarasota, in partnership with the American Youth Circus Organization and the American Circus Educators Association. The program also received support from Ed and Sharyn Brandman.


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