As a noun troupe
is a company of, often touring, actors, singers or dancers.
As a verb troupe
is to tour with a troupe.
As a proper noun circus is
A company of, often touring, actors, singers or dancers.
Any group of people working together on a shared activity.
To tour with a troupe.
* super trouper
A traveling company of performers that may include acrobats, clowns, trained animals, and other novelty acts, that gives shows usually in a circular tent.
A round open space in a town or city where multiple streets meet.
- The circus will be in town next week.
(historical) In the ancient Roman Empire, a building for chariot racing.
(military, World War II) A code name for bomber attacks with fighter escorts in the day time. The attacks were against short-range targets with the intention of occupying enemy fighters and keeping their fighter units in the area concerned.
- Oxford Circus in London is at the north end of Regent Street.
RAF Web - Air of Authority
(obsolete) Circuit; space; enclosure.
- ... the squadron (No. 452) moved to Kenley in July 1941 and took part in the usual round of Circus , Rhubarb and Ramrod missions.
- The narrow circus of my dungeon wall. — Byron.
* media circus
* three-ring circus
* (open space) (l)