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CAC Breaks Ground in the Sailor Circus Arena

By SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION 

A new era of circus arts legacy has begun. This week The Circus Arts Conservatory officially broke ground in the iconic Sailor Circus Arena for a $4 million renovation that will provide air conditioning, state-of-the-art flooring and retractable seating. More.

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Sarasota Circus Arts Conservatory gets $4M upgrade

By Kimberly Kuizon, FOX 13 News

Thanks to the community’s generosity and a grant from the state, that will no longer be an issue. Money raised will provide A/C and some much-needed updates.

Construction is expected to wrap up by the end of the year, just in time for the big 70th-anniversary celebration where new memories will be made with a future generation of circus performers. More.

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HALEY: Tourism partners and successes celebrated

This year, from May 8 through May 12, communities such as Sarasota County will acknowledge the benefits the travel and tourism industry has for our economy and quality of life. Guest Service Excellence – Heart of House award went to Marcia Carlson Pack of The Circus Arts Conservatory. More.

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Circus Arts From The Heart

BY SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION

Last Saturday, The Circus Arts Conservatory, The Junior League of Sarasota, The Heart Gallery of Sarasota and The Children’s Guardian Fund partnered together to host 60 foster children and their foster families for a special presentation of the Sailor Circus Academy. The purpose of the event was to provide a light-hearted atmosphere in which foster children and their foster families were able to enjoy dinner and a fun-filled show, many attending the circus for the first time.More.

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Now Playing: Arts listings for March 15-21

“CIRQUE DES VOIX”: The Circus Arts Conservatory partners with Key Chorale to celebrate the music of Danny Elfman (best known for scoring Tim Burton films) with this performance of singing, circus acts and orchestral music. More.

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BY SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION

BY SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION

While the iconic Sailor Circus Arena goes under long-awaited renovations, flying trapeze lessons will now be held on an outside rig at the Big Top behind the Mall at UTC within Nathan Benderson Park. This class is perfect for both adults and children, whether they are local, looking to cross something off their bucket list or wanting to try a new fitness routine. More

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Circus Sarasota’s ‘Ovation’ celebrates 250th anniversary of the modern circus

By: Jennifer Kveglis, SNN

 Circus Sarasota celebrates their 21st year, of “WOWing” Suncoast residents.

It’s a special year for the Circus Arts Conservatory of Sarasota as they celebrate the 250th anniversary of the modern circus. More.

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

By Wade Tatangelo, Entertainment Editor 

 

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 Sylvia Zerbini and her handsome horses. More.

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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

 

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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Suncoast View Reaches New Heights with Circus Sarasota’s Duo Kvas!

By: Matthew Liddell, WWSB ABC 7

 

The Circus Sarasota big top is home to many acrobatic feats, and today we witness the strength, trust, and possibilities of the human body with Duo Kvas!
“Circus Sarasota: OVATION!” is now performing through March 4th. Visit circusarts.org  for tickets and information.