Dreaming of the Circus: Brattleboro school trains students for unusual careers


Xochitl Sosa-Campbell dangles upside down, the back of her knees snug around a metal bar.

Celeste Fry-Myhre springs up and grabs her partner’s hands. Muscles stiff. Eyes focused. Silent communication.

Then: Pop.

Fry-Myhre curls and twists in the air.

In a second, Sosa-Campbell clutches her partner’s ankle, both of them held up by the trapeze. They pause in preparation for the next trick.

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