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Designing Costumes and Set Pieces for the Circus

We hear from Houstonian Jim Seigler, who spent much of his career designing set pieces and costumes for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. He later worked designing displays for Foley’s in Houston. An exhibit of some of his sketches, called My Life with the Circus, was featured at Houston’s Hyde Park Gallery […]

We hear from Houstonian Jim Seigler, who spent much of his career designing set pieces and costumes for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

He later worked designing displays for Foley’s in Houston.

An exhibit of some of his sketches, called My Life with the Circus, was featured at Houston’s Hyde Park Gallery this summer.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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