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Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
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Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank

Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
The cast hit a final pose at the close of the show at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Michael Marniella performs a strength act with straps above the crowd at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Juggler Michael Jimenez throws ten balls into the air to successfully juggle them, but as he caught them, dropped the last ball at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Trampoline performers ascend and fall from a pirate ship at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Trapeze artists perform at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Circus clown Juan Roque (Johnny) swishes a skirt that he puts on one of the audience members at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Circus clown Brian Mota is carried overhead during the opening at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Contortionist sisters Daniella and Mariella Quiroga performa a hand-balancing act at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Circus clowns Juan Roque (Johnny) and Brian Mota goof with what looks like a prop mishap at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
The pirates unite swords with circus clown Brian Mota at the close of the show at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Steven Jimenez jumps high over a tight rope at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Facundo Saravia, soaking wet, holds himself over a bathtub of water at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Pirates merge swords at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Michael Marnielli strongly floats over the audience holding straps at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Circus clown Miguel Mota plays the saxophone during the opening at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
A jester-dressed vendor crosses in front of a clown act at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank

Special guests of of the first Liv Local event by Ann Marie Zepponi at Circus Vargas for the “Dreaming of Pirates” show in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. About a dozen social media influencers, including Liane V, Don Benjamin, DeStorm Power, Janina, Melvin Gregg, Klarity, Adam W, Papa V, Mama V and friends, all with a combined following of 47 million fans on all social media platforms. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.

 (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Vanessa Marie Villarreal, of Glendale, is dressed as a pirate by a circus clown riding a stick horse for an audience act at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Otto Valesquez, of Glendale, preforms as part of the audience act at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Adam W., of North Hollywood, dances as part of the audience act at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Steven Jimenez jumps through a hoop of knives over a tight rope that he lands on with help from Ringmaster Thomas Tobain at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Trapeze artists perform at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Sisters Mariella (top) and Daniella Quiroga are contortionists doing a hand-balancing act at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Co-owner of Circus Vargas Nelson Quiroga bounces off the net after filling in for an injured trapeze artist at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Adam W., of North Hollywood, is pulled by a circus clown on stage to be part of an act at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Annabel Bachliyski swings on a giant chandelier high above the audience at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Two motorcyclists in a cage at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Beatriz Roque swings over the arena being held to a cable by just her hair at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
The audience, with a lot of young children and children at heart find their way to their seats before the start of the show at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Pirates set up a magic act at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Steven Jimenez jumps through a hoop over a tight rope at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Michael Marniella spins while holding a strap at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Circus Vargas performance under the big top in Burbank
Vanessa Marie Villarreal, of Glendale, is dressed as a pirate by a circus clown to be part of an audience act at a Circus Vargas performance called “Dreaming of Pirates” in Burbank off Front Street on Friday, April 27, 2018. The show includes many performers with clowns, acrobats, flying-trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and motorcycle riders.  (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
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