Entries by Beth Graves

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One day only Sailor Circus shows set for Saturday

By Scott Dennis, WWSB SARASOTA — Sailor Circus Academy students will shine under the spotlight as they present the 69th annual spring performance of “The Greatest ‘Little’ Show on Earth” – for one day only under the Big Top in Nathan Benderson Park behind the Mall at UTC. This is the first time Sailor Circus students have performed […]

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Top 5 Things To Do This Week, Feb. 26-March 3

By Wade Tatangelo, Entertainment Editor    SARASOTA — Circus Sarasota has produced another thrilling success with “Ovation,” the company’s annual big top showcase, which this year honors the 250th anniversary of the modern circus with first-rate acts from around the world. Featured performers include hand-balance Duo KVAS, French juggling ace Kris Kremo, the Juju tight wire act, and […]

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PGA golfer Ben Curtis, and his 2003 British Open trophy, party crash and photo bomb

By: Kayleigh Omang, Black Tie Reporter   SARASOTA —On Feb. 15, The Circus Arts Conservatory Big Top welcomed more than 660 attendees, including philanthropist Wendy Feinstein and guests from 19 care and assisted-living facilities and schools for a special abbreviated performance of Circus Sarasota’s Ovation. More.

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On the Town: Sailor Circus Academy acrobats set to thrill with holiday show

By: Virginia Johnson, Entertainment Reporter, Bay News 9 SARASOTA — As the young acrobats of the Sailor Circus Academy prepare for their annual holiday show, one longtime student is set to dazzle in what will be one of her final performances before she leaves the Circus Arts Conservatory program next summer.  More

The Arena Renovation Project

The need is great, the time is now!

We need your help! Be part of our future, the future of our students and the expansion of our Circus Arts programs.

We have raised $2.5 million of the $4 million needed to complete necessary repairs and updates to The Arena. But time is running out – we must raise the remaining $1.5 million by June 1, 2018 or forfeit a $1 million grant from the State of Florida.