The uncommon, but controlled manner of using emotions, drives, and the body. Traditionally, the image of the circus is the exact opposite of what is taking place in everyday life, as in Gypsy and Actor.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To dream that you are having a terrific time at a circus implies that you are happy with your position and situation in life.
To dream that you are just at the circus can mean that you are portraying a false image to those around you. You are hiding behind a facade; perhaps afraid to reveal your emotions. Others will deem you to be someone you are not.
To dream that there is chaos at the circus suggests that you are feeling unorganized and unable to manage the various aspects of your life.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of a circus represent your unconscious desire to connect with or express aspects of your genius that you deem freakish. Perhaps you are afraid people will judge you for being over the top if you truly express your uniqueness. See Animal and Circus.... Strangest Dream Explanations