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Sailor Circus Presents “Once Upon A Circus”

BY LINDA CARSON — MY SUNCOAST ABC7: Every year for 68 years, Suncoast students from 4th grade to senior year, have been putting their best foot forward in Sailor Circus, to entertain audiences. This Spring , with their show “Once upon a Circus”, they have reached new heights. You won’t believe your eyes, as these amazing young performers transport you a magical world of make believe and athletic talent. MORE

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In The Spotlight – Sailor Circus Video

By ABC 7 Sarasota — WWSB: A video segment, hosted by Linda Carson of ABC 7 Sarasota, that puts Sailor Circus 2017 Spring Performance directly in the center spotlight. “You won’t believe your eyes as these amazing young performers transport you to a magical world of make believe and athletic talent!” says Carson.

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Sailor Circus Opens Spring Show

BY MARTY CLEAR — BRADENTON HERALD: For its 68th annual spring performance, Sarasota’s Sailor Circus is offering a circus centered around fairy tales and other timeless stories. The show is called “Once Upon a Circus” and it opens Tuesday at the Sailor Circus Arena, and runs for six performances through April 15, 2017.  MORE

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New Heights For Sailor Circus Performers

BY BERKLEY MASON — OBSERVER GROUP: When Lakewood Ranch’s Alyssa Nucci was performing aerial acts, such as hanging from silks, a year ago in the Sailor Circus Academy’s spring performance, she wanted to reach new heights. This year, she will, literally. Nucci, a freshman at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Bradenton, will be part of Sailor Circus Academy’s four-person, flying trapeze act in the spring performance… MORE

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Sailor Circus Presents ‘Once Upon a Circus’

BY WAYNE TATANGELO — HERALD-TRIBUNE: Sailor Circus will bring fairy tales to life with its 68th annual spring performance “Once Upon a Circus.” Known around the world as “The Greatest ‘Little’ Show on Earth,” the youth circus members (ages 8 to 18) have been practicing their routines for months gearing up for this production that uses over 800 costumes and music from many animated classics including “Cinderella,” “Fantasia,” and “Beauty and the Beast.” MORE

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Once Upon a Circus

SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES — Sailor Circus, known worldwide as “The Greatest ‘Little’ Show on Earth,” will delight audiences with its 68th annual spring performance Once Upon a Circus, centered around fairy tales and timeless stories coming to life. The show will feature new acts and other acts that have not been performed for several years including the aerial cradle, shoot thru ladder and low casting. The youth circus artists range from ages 8 to 18 and have been practicing their routines for months. MORE

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Sailor Circus Returns For Spring Performance

BY ZACH SHAPIRO — ABC 7 My Suncoast: The 68th annual Sailor Circus spring performance is upon us. This year’s production, Once Upon a Circus, centers around fairy tales with music from famous animated classics. It will run at Sailor Circus Arena from April 11-15, 2017 with performances every day… MORE

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In the Spotlight Cirque Des Voix 2017

BY LINDA CARSON — ABC 7 MY SUNCOAST: Cirque des Voix is like nothing else you will see under a circus tent. “This show is very different because we’ve got live musicians, we have a choir of 180 voices, the energy is stupendous, epic , every time we do this I get goose bumps,” says Pedro Reis, Founder and CEO of Circus Arts Conservatory. MORE

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Aerialist Dolly Jacobs Flies To World Premiere Music

BY JAY HANDELMAN — HERALD-TRIBUNE: This year’s performances [of Cirque des Voix] mark…something of a test run for shows that Key Chorale and Circus Sarasota will present in Washington, D.C., this summer as part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. It also marks the world premiere of “Arise,” a piece commissioned by frequent Key Chorale collaborator Ola Gjeilo, a Norwegian composer, to accompany performances by aerialists Dolly Jacobs and Rafael Palacios. MORE

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Cirque des Voix: Circus of the Voices

SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION — The Circus Arts Conservatory (CAC) and Key Chorale present an artistic experience like no other in Cirque des Voix: Circus of the Voices. This spectacular production beautifully intertwines wondrously engaging circus arts entertainment, by world-renowned circus artists with live choral music, and a 30-piece orchestra performing music from classical and famous composers. MORE