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Zoppé, An Italian Family Circus since 1842!

Click here to check out the great article and video that Arizona Public Media did about our circus!

Zoppe Circus in Arizona

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Zoppé written up in The New York Times!

Read the article - click here to go to our news page.
Watch the Audio Slide Show with interview excerpts from Giovanni - click here.

Announcing a new film about our Circus!

"Sawdust, Life in the Ring" was filmed at the Italian Cultural Center in Chicago. Take a peek inside the Zoppé Family Circus!

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"Sawdust, Life in the Ring"

And you thought your family was a circus!� "Sawdust" is a documentary that explores the lives of a legendary family of circus performers, The Zopp�'s, who have been thrilling audiences around the world since 1842.� Unfolding over the course of a week, the film chronicles the Zopp� Family Circus' first visit to Chicago, showcasing a colorful cast of characters and their sometimes life-threatening work.�

"Sawdust" pulls back the curtain to reveal the performer's humanity and their unique relationship with the dying art of the family circus.

Special Features:

  • Interactive menu
  • Conversation With Alberto Zoppé
  • Zopp� Legend - A Journey in Pictures
  • Zopp� Family Circus Promotional Video
  • Zopp� Family Circus TV Commercial
  • Film Commentary with co-director Jim Distasio and McCutcheon with deleted scenes

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