CIRCUS RENALDO
The Cast of Characters

Al Calienes drawing Remarkable Renadlo as the Dishwasher

 

 

Al Calienes

As a child Al peered over a neighborhood fence in Brooklyn trying to view the Big Apple Circus as it setup. The excitement of those days stuck with him. As young man Al worked as graphic artist and illustrator, but the excitement of the circus never left him. For Al the Circus came to town again at the age of 26. This time he walked in to the Big Apple Circus and asked, "How can I be in the circus". He started as an usher and through hard work, a willingness to learn and passion for his chosen profession he became a member of the core company and the clown Remarkable Renaldo was born. A gifted clown, he went on to work with, The Royal Hanneford Circus, the Luna Stage Theater Co. and at Sea World (Orlando FL), as he had toured with Canada's Garden Brothers Circus, England's Zippo's Circus and with UniverSoul Circus. Most recently Renaldo spent the summer performing at Circus Sarasota. When he is not touring "Renaldo" works for the National Circus Project of Westbury NY as an artist/instructor since 2007 working the schools of the northeast teaching the circus arts.

Al is also author/illustrator of the children's book "Renaldo Joins the Circus!"

Al is the creator and inspiration for Circus Renaldo! His very first solo production was "Meet the Remarkable Renaldo" performed at the Long Island Children's Museum Theater in December 2012 and since been work hard creating his latest show "The Dishwasher's Circus" which premiered in June 2013 to thrilled audiences. Work continues on refining "The Dishwasher's Circus" and preparing it for touring. For more information contact: al@circusrenaldo.com

Remarkable Renadlo with 3 Renaldorangs

 

 

Remarkable Renaldo

Was born in the Big Apple Circus 20 years ago. Remarkable Renaldo speaks his own language but it seems to be understood by those with child like heart. His big claim to fame are his skills with the "Renaldorang", juggling, plate spinning, diabolo, devil stick, his hat, and just the surprises the world heaps on him. Even while eating in restaurant Renaldo cannot stop himself from entertaining small children. He is known in circuses all over North America The Royal Hanneford Circus, the Luna Stage Theater Co. at Sea World (Orlando FL), as well Canada's Garden Brothers Circus, England's Zippo's Circus, the UniverSoul Circus, and Circus Sarasota. When he is not touring Renaldo works for the National Circus Project of Westbury NY and shares his laughs with school children and families of the northeast.

His very first solo production was "Meet the Remarkable Renaldo" performed at the Long Island Children's Museum Theater in December 2012 and since has been work hard creating his latest show "The Dishwasher's Circus" which premiered in June 2013 to thrilled audiences. Renaldo is always looking for his next performance! For more information contact: renaldo@circusrenaldo.com

For more information contact: jim@circusrenaldo.com
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9-01-2012 updated 12-13-13