With the recent success of films such as The Greatest Showman (streaming on NOW TV) making us all marvel at the magnificence of the traditional big top, we wanted to know - is circus life really all sequinned leotards and gravity-defying stunts? Here is the shoot that I art directed, read the full feature at RedOnline featuring Silvia Fratelli, circus performer and co-founder of acrobatic theatre group Mimbre.
Photographer: Ben Riggot
Client: Red Online, Hearst
Hair/makeup: James Butterfield; Styling: Kate Andrews