Acrobats, Clowning, all the Fun of the Circus
by Carol Rainbow
A circus is a company of performers who travel around a country putting on shows in the Big Top or circus tent. There are usually acrobats, clowns, trapeze artists, jugglers and often people who per-form on horseback in a circus. Trained animals are still included in circus acts, gradually that is changing as it is considered to be cruel. All about the circus past to present, acts and animals.