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Video: Duo Fusion from Summer Circus Spectacular

By SUNCOAST VIEW, ABC7 

SARASOTA – Duo Fusion performs and speaks about performing in the 2018 Summer Circus Spectacular on ABC7’s “Suncoast View”.

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Circus Review: Fun and thrills in Ringling’s Summer Circus Spectacular

By JAY HANDELMAN, HERALD-TRIBUNE

SARASOTA – You’ll hear a lot of giggles and quite a few oohs and aahs during the 2018 edition of the Summer Circus Spectacular, which brings the Circus Arts Conservatory back to The Ringling’s Historic Asolo Theater. More

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Circus serves up fun at Sarasota mall

By AMELIA HANKS, OBSERVER GROUP

SARASOTA – Harper Lassiter, 3, couldn’t tear her eyes away from the plate she spun on a stick at The Mall at UTC. Her small hand grasped the end of the stick and had to be pried away by her father, Jimmy Lassiter. More

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Summer Circus Spectacular in Sarasota features Cubique shape manipulation act

By ANNA BRYSON, HERALD-TRIBUNE

SARASOTA – Summer Circus Spectacular is back for its 11th annual production featuring some of the circus world’s most exciting acts. The Circus Arts Conservatory and The Ringling are presenting another show for “children of all ages” to enjoy today through July 28. More

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Young trapeze students face fears and challenges in circus training program

By WHITNEY ELFSTROM, HERALD-TRIBUNE

SARASOTA – Standing 20 feet in the air on a small platform, with a clear view of downtown Sarasota, 12 brave kids are taking big leaps this week during the Circus Arts Conservatory first three-day flying trapeze summer workshop. More

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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.