Sarasota’s Circus Arts Conservatory educational and humor therapy outreach programs
May 28, 2014
The Circus Arts Conservatory, Sarasota is home to world-class performances, excellence in training for the Circus Arts and community based educational and humor therapy outreach programs. Their extraordinary mission underscores their commitment to sharing the entertainment, education and enrichment that Circus Arts provide.
Elements of the outreach programs include:
Sailor Circus Academy - At 65 years old, Sailor Circus Academy is America’s oldest youth circus with more than 1 million spectators throughout its history attending annual youth productions. Sailor Circus Academy is an after-school training program for students aged 8-18 who develop life management skills, gain self-discipline and bolster confidence and a commitment to achievement, all in a circus atmosphere. Sailor Circus is known worldwide as, The Greatest “Little” Show on Earth with more than 1 million spectators attending performances of America’s oldest youth circus where students are recognized as future leaders and major contributors to the circus legacy in Sarasota. Nik Wallenda, star of Circus Sarasota and daredevil high wire walker along with Encho, Trio Moscow, and the Platchov Duo are internationally acclaimed professional circus artists that work with Sailor Circus Academy students. These professionals deliver workshops and hands on training in various circus disciplines to the Sailor Circus