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Step4Circus is a non-profit fundraising initiative for circus professionals!

Our Story:

The entire entertainment industry has been halted due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Many live entertainment professionals have lost jobs, shows have been shut, tours stopped and circus tents have been pulled down.

Avid hikers, Liam Klenk, Anna Robb and Leisha Knight joined forces to see if they could assist in getting people some desperately needed income and help the community.

Thus Step4Circus was born!


What we do!


Liam set off on his hiking journey on July 6, 2020 and he will be hiking until he gets work and raising money along the way. He is hiking the European Long Distance Path from Brugg in Switzerland, through France and Spain, to Odemira in Portugal.

You can donate to the Step4Circus GoFundMe page. Click here to donate.

You can follow his adventure:

Liam’s Instagram Wonderweg_Across_Europe

Look out for his updates on our TheatreArtLife Podcast

Follow Liam’s Blog

Follow Step4Circus Facebook and Instagram Pages to see upcoming fundraising initiatives.

Buy a Step4Circus T-Shirt – Proceeds go to our campaign!



What does Step4Circus do with your donations?

Anyone in the circus arts field can be a recipients of a Step4Circus grant. Do you want cash to be able to attend an online course or webinar? Do you need support in your studies as you expand your skill set? Do you need funding for a particular online or live arts project? Do you need help in getting your side hustle going? Apply for a Step4Circus grant to get support!

Right now our funding looks to support people in need during COVID. In the future we hope to use our funds for larger and more ambitious circus projects.

An independent committee will choose the lucky recipients.

APPLY FOR A GRANT NOW! See application form at the bottom of this page.

For further information or questions, email us at [email protected]

What you can do!

There are a number of ways you can be involved in this campaign:

1. Donate

Donate to our cause on the Step4Circus GoFundMe Page

2. Participate

Organize your own hike or Step4Circus initiative with your friends or family!

Become a Step4Circus Ambassador.

Email us on how to become part of the Step4Circus fundraising team or how to become an ambassador: [email protected].

3. Apply to be a recipient for the Step4Circus grant.

Fill out the grant application form below!


Join us in helping the circus community!


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