Good Deeds at The CAC

The Sailor Circus Academy
hosts more than 120 students each day in a rigorous after-school circus arts training program. Jeff Barg of IT leader CISCO and Nathan Bogan of World Wide Technology nominated Circus Arts Conservatory for a Meraki Gift of wireless networking equipment for the arena and dressing rooms. CISO and WWT’s generous system donation allows world class international circus instructors to…   MORE

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Circus Arts Conservatory To Participate in Smithsonian Festival

BY BOBETH YATES – MY SUNCOAST: From wowing audiences on the Suncoast to impressing on a national scale, the Sarasota Circus Arts Conservatory will showcase its talent and expertise at the Smithsonian’s Center for Folk Life and Cultural Heritage Festival.

“The Circus Arts Conservatory is being recognized as one of the partners and that of course sets us apart from the other circuses and other schools,” said Pedro Reis, one of the founders of the Circus Arts Conservatory… MORE


Sailor Circus Presents Holiday Show 2015

By Marty Clear – Bradenton Herald

The Sailor Circus Annual Holiday Celebration is scheduled to start Saturday at the Sailor Circus Arena in Sarasota. It features 115 circus students, as young as 8 and as old as 18, performing traditional circus acts with a modern flair.

To note the Christmas season, the circus will include bits and pieces from such seasonal favorites as “The Nutcracker” and “Frozen.”

It’s the first of four shows in the Circus Arts Conservatory’s season. The others are Circus Sarasota’s “Red, White & BELLO!” (Feb. 12-28, Big Top, behind University Town Center), “Cirque des Voix,” which features more than 100 voices from the Key Chorale (March 19-20, Big Top, behind University Town Center), and the 67th annual “Sailor Circus Spring Show” (March 31-April 9, Sailor Circus Arena)… MORE


Cambodian Circus School Visits Sailor Circus

By Nick Reichert – YourObserver
Phare, Cambodia’s premier circus school and performance troupe, stopped by the Sailor Circus Academy a few days before the Ringling International Arts Festival. And for over 20 years, Phare has been teaching wayward children the tools, tricks and craft of circus performance. One of Phare’s troupes is in Sarasota for this year’s Ringling International Arts Festival… MORE