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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.

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Circus Sarasota offers an ‘Ovation’ for the modern circus

By: Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald

The annual show from Circus Sarasota under the big top is one of the most highly anticipated circus events of the year, even in an area that’s overflowing with great circus events. More

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Zerbini’s horses to run free at Circus Sarasota’s Ovation

By: Vicki Dean, Herald-Tribune

At Circus Sarasota, Sylvia Zerbini will present about 11 horses in her Grand Liberté show. More

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At Lunch: Jennifer Mitchell in the Center Ring

By: Ruth Lando, Style Magazine
Photo by: Mike Lang

Jennifer Mitchell is drawn to jobs where she’s challenged to overcome criticism. More pg. 14-15

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Bringing seniors and kids together at The Pines

By: Carrie Seidman, Columnist, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

…These regular sessions of music, art, horticulture and “Laughter Unlimited,” led by clown Chuck Sidlow of the Circus Arts Conservatory, are meant to be a boon to both populations. After all, studies have shown seniors suffer less depression and better health and children acquire better social and emotional skills when they have regular contact with each other. More

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One year after Wallenda accident, the show must go on for Circus Sarasota

By: Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald

A year ago, five performers in Nik Wallenda’s high-wire act were seriously injured in an accident during Circus Sarasota rehearsals. None of the injuries were life-threatening, but Wallenda still called it the worst day of his life. Wallenda was not injured, but members of his family were. Circus Sarasota for 2018 opens Friday, almost a year to the day after the incident.Circus officials are taking a “show-must-go-on” attitude. More

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Circus Sarasota “Ovation!” Balances in our Studio!

Clip from Suncoast View – ABC7 Sarasota

The Big Top has risen next to Nathan Benderson Park, and today we get a preview of what’s going on in there with Circus Sarasota! Check out this preview of “Ovation!” with Kirill Rebkovets.  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

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

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CAC Swings for a Big(ger) Top

By: Anna Brugmann, The Observer Media Group

On any given afternoon, the Circus Arts Conservatory Arena swarms with activity.

The doors of the familiar blue and white dome are propped open as students practice their craft. But the students aren’t the only ones hard at work. Industrial fans speckle the 20,000 square foot home to Sailor Circus and Circus Sarasota, one marked with a cheeky sticker. More

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Sailor Circus on ABC 7’s Suncoast View

By WWSB, ABC 7

Sailor Circus at the Circus Arts Conservatory will fill your holidays with thrilling trapeze acts and refined aerial ring performances, and they’re here in our studio to show us what they’ve got! Andres Leon and Addie Linville preview “the High Flying Holidays,” performing December 27th through 30th. Visit circusarts.org for tickets and info