Children enter the ring before circus’s last show
Children stand still as a pair of clowns juggle clubs around them during the pre-show.JASON VORHEES
by Amy Leigh Womack
February 2, 2014
Six-year-old Hollister Forzetting glanced from left to right as juggling pins whizzed past his nose.Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performers gathered six pint-sized volunteers into a line between two jugglers during a pre-show exhibition Sunday, the performers’ last show before leaving the Macon Coliseum.Forzetting, of Dublin, was in the middle as jugglers tossed pins simultaneously in front of and behind the line of children.Children and their parents crowded around the center ring for about 45 minutes before the show to meet the clowns and performers
Children climb atop shoulders to get a view of Duchess the elephant during a pre-show of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Super Circus Heroes Sunday at the Macon Coliseum.JASON VORHEES
Forzetting also was chosen to jump a giant jump rope and dance with performers as part of the pre-show festivities.His mother, Brandy McDermitt, said he was excited when she told him last week that he’d be attending his first circus show.“He said he was ready to see the elephants, the camels, the clowns and the motorcycles,” she said.
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