The Circus Arts Conservatory welcomes Jared E. Walker as the newly appointed Creative Director for the Sailor Circus Academy. Walker has been involved in the theater as an actor, director, choreographer and designer, most recently as the Costume Manager and Summer Camp Director for The Players Theatre. He has spent over 25 years honing his craft and is looking forward to working with the Sailor Circus Academy students in developing their upcoming Big Top Holiday show as well as the 70th Anniversary performances in April 2019 when the iconic Sailor Circus Arena will be done with its renovations.

Walker holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music and Theatre from Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA. He has been a resident of Sarasota for 13 years, having moved here from Orlando.