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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.

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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