The Circus Ring of Fame Inductees

fay alexander Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductee

Fay Alexander

Fay Alexander was one of the world’s premiere flying trapeze circus artists of the 20th century. Fay appeared in the film The Greatest Show On


Frank Bartlett (Felix) Adler

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Felix Adler Felix Adler (1895–1960) cropped headshot.jpg Born Frank Bartlet Adler June 17, 1895 Clinton,

Circo Atayde Hermanos

The Three Atayde Brothers

Having assumed ownership in 1975 of the then 87 year old Circo Atayde Hermanos, Andres, Alberto and Alfredo have perpetuated the legacy of this cherished

Ashton Family

James Henry Ashton founded Ashton Circus in the early 1800s, well before Federation. For over 160 years Ashton Circus has travelled to both regional towns

Harold Alzana Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductee

Harold Alzana

By Dominique Jando Harold Alzana was, from the late forties to the mid-sixties, a star fixture of Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus. His

ellie ardelty Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductee

Elly Ardelty

Elly Ardelty was born in Czarist Russia in 1906. She began her career as a dancer with the Imperial Russian Ballet in Leningrad. Emigrating to the

reggio armor Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductee

Reggie Armor

From Circopedia website: By: Dominique Jando Reggie Armor (1929-2010) was one of the great flyers of the 1960s and 1970s, a triple somersaulter at a time

The highest of achievements in circus arts and culture is celebrated annually in Sarasota, Florida. The Circus Ring of Fame Foundation organizes and hosts the dignified ceremony on beautiful St. Armands Circle before thousands of admirers. The end result is part Academy Awards “Lifetime Achievement”mixed with a Hollywood Walk of Fame style plaque, representing permanent recognition for the artist. After the ceremony, the inductees remove elegant red velvet covers revealing large bronze wagon wheels and biographical plaques, providing a synopsis of their lifelong contribution to circus arts and culture.

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