above: Elliana Hentoff-Killian
In 2010, I embedded myself with a group of inner city and suburban circus kids from St. Louis (Circus Harmony) who flew to Israel to build a show with a group of Jewish and Arab Israeli circus kids (Galilee Circus).
The entire troupe traveled throughout the country performing at community centers, in Christian churches, and on kibbutzim.
These kids were Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and Atheist. They spoke English, Hebrew, and Arabic.
But the language of circus was universal.
These are some portraits from the trip.
Terrance 'T-Roc' Robinson