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The Acrobat | American Experience | PBS

Explore the contemporary social circus movement through the eyes of one man: Sidney “Iking” Bateman.

Bateman grew up in St. Louis and traded gang life for circus life, training as a young man with Circus Harmony (a social circus organization) and eventually becoming a performer with Cirque du Soleil.

Learn more: https://www.pbs.org/circus