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All-Star Circus returns to Orleans County

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 18 January 2017 at 10:58 pm

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Photos by Tom Rivers

ALBION – Billy Martin’s Cole All-Star Circus returned to Albion this evening and its cast performed many daring feats inside the high school gym. This photo shows Jingxia Xue with a glass balancing routine that awed the crowd.

The circus was in Holley on Tuesday and has two shows (5 and 7:15 p.m.) in Medina on Friday at the middle school, and will be at Kendall 7 p.m. on Jan. 27. Click here to see the full schedule.

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This dog is dressed as Elsa from Frozen while the song, “Let It Go,” was played during the circus. Joanne Wilson & Her Little Stars featured several dogs in costume. Wilson trains dogs that are all rescues. She also makes the costumes.

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Wilson and one of her dogs enjoy the applause from the crowd.

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Roger Vaila is a long-time performer for Cole All-Star Circus. His comedic act this year includes a game of musical chairs with some audience participation. Alana Irvine, left, of Albion won the game.

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Chinese contortionist Ting Li performs an impressive feat by balancing five candelabras.

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At intermission, people could hold this large python. This group, from left, includes: Zoey Lathrop, Aleaah Vallejo, Gavin Smith, Aydin Vallejo and Lluliana Lopez, all of Albion.

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Gina Sidari of Albion isn’t afraid of the snake.

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Jingxia Xue Chinese did a foot juggling routine and balanced a table on one foot.

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Roger Vaila rides a unicycle while his daughter Violet stands on his shoulders.

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