SPECTACLE MAGAZINE: “…we hired Shanda Sawyer [as director] because we felt she was the most talented and the best person to bring our idea to life and conceptualize it in the circus.”

It all started with the Chinese calendar.  The year 2012 is the year of the dragon.  That simple fact proven to be the inspiration for the new Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Blue unit.  “We decided as a company that we wanted to celebrate the Year of the...