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The Circus Arts Conservatory Launches CAC Connects

SRQ Daily

 

The Circus Arts Conservatory Team is excited to launch CAC Connects, a new online platform to bring performance, training, education and outreach into the community in a new, innovative way during this challenging time.  Feeling antsy? Need to get your “circus on” but stuck in your house?  More…

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Circus of the Voices Celebrates Ten-Year Partnership with Decade of Wonder

SRQ Daily

The Circus Arts Conservatory (CAC) and Key Chorale celebrate their dynamic ten-year collaboration in this year’s production of Cirque des Voix®: Circus of the Voices, with Decade of Wonder, a one-of-a-kind performing arts experience. Ten years ago, the CAC’s Pedro Reis and Key Chorale’s Joseph Caulkins joined forces and created a production that had never been seen before when they combined over 100 voices of the Key Chorale with the 40-piece Cirque Orchestra and live circus artists.  More…

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Circus Sarasota 2020 Photos

Thomas Bender, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Ringmaster, Joseph Dominic Bauer Jr. with Circus Sarasota 2020 presents a incredible show featuring world class entertainment running through, Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Nathan Benderson Park adjacent University Town Center (UTC). For more information and tickets visit circusarts.org.

To see all the Sarasota Herald-Tribune photos, click here. 

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Acrobats show secrets to tricks behind the scenes at ‘Circus Sarasota’

By Lila Gross, WFLA Tampa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) – How do they do it?

Sarasota is a hub for circus artists and the best of the best come together to perform at Circus Sarasota.  More

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2020 Circus Sarasota – Circus Arts Conservatory

By William S. Oser, Talkin’ Broadway 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s that time of year: the Ulla Searing Big Top is pitched at Nathan Benderson Park where it can be seen by travelers along I-75, and Circus Arts Conservatory opens the 2020 edition of Circus Sarasota.  More

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Circus Sarasota is back in town for its 23rd show

By Taylor Torregano, WWSB ABC7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – Circus Sarasota is back for another amazing show.

There are nine acts this year, from the Dominguez Poodles to the Balancing Ladder and the Double Trapeze to the Russian Barre.  More

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CIRCUS REVIEW: Circus Sarasota brings thrills to big top

By Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acrobats, animal acts, jugglers, clowns and more are featured in the 2020 show presented by Circus Sarasota

SARASOTA – The circus is a place for superlatives. Why should an act just be fun or dangerous when it can be amazing, stupendous or mind-blowing?  More

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Leave Your Troubles Behind With Circus Sarasota 2020

By Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SARASOTA – From dogs to clowns to trapeze artistry, the show takes you to another, welcome place. It’s heartening that, in our times so frequently described as “divisive,” something as simple as a clown tossing his hat to audience members and they back to him, should be able to bring people together in laughter.  More

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Circus Sarasota reinvents the Great American Circus for the 21st century

by: Marty Fugate, Observer Media Group Contributor

Survival today means walking tightrope between tradition and innovation

The circus is an ancient art form, dating back to the Roman Empire, at least. The reason it’s still around? It’s never stopped adapting. Take Circus Sarasota, for example.

Our hometown one-ring, five-star circus was the brainchild of Pedro Reis and Dolly Jacobs, a celebrated husband-and-wife aerialist team. When they founded it in 1997, that took a leap of faith. Sarasota, still coasting on its reputation as the world’s “Circus Capitol,” had no circus at the time. The couple changed that. The circus they created has been changing ever since. That was always part of the plan.  More…

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Circus Arts Conservatory students fly to new heights

By KAYLEIGH OMANG, OBSERVER GROUP

SARASOTA – Couple bonds over love of teaching CAC recreational flying trapeze classes. More