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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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Summer will sizzle with ‘Summer Circus Spectacular’

The Circus Arts Conservatory partners with The Ringling to present world-class circus talent in family-friendly show

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Area children invited to ‘step right up’ for Circus Summer Camp

While the arena at the Circus Arts Conservatory site on Bahia Vista Street may be under construction, the show must – and will – go on for children seeking a more adventurous summer camp experience. From June through August, the Circus Arts Conservatory (CAC) will offer its popular Circus Summer Camp at the East Gymnasium at Sarasota High School.

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Don’t Miss Your Opportunity to See Sailor Circus this Spring!

Sailor Circus Academy students will shine under the spotlight as they present the 69th annual spring performance of “The Greatest ‘Little’ Show on Earth” – for one day only under the Big Top in Nathan Benderson Park behind the Mall at UTC. This is the first time Sailor Circus students have performed under the Big Top in Sarasota. In past years, the show has taken place in the iconic Sailor Circus Arena which is currently closed for upcoming renovations.

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