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“Great Fun & Amazing Acts”
Review of Sailor Circus

Sailor Circus
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Sailor Circus in Sarasota, Florida is known worldwide as "The Greatest 'Little' Show on Earth." Sailor Circus Academy is one of the top circus schools in the USA. More than a hundred students from Sailor Circus Academy perform for the public in full-length circus shows. You'll see circus acts on the high wire, hand balancing, flying trapeze, juggling, clowning and much more. Great family entertainment! Circus classes and lessons are available year-round for children and adults who want to get into the act!
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We brought the grandkids here after Christmas. The performers were amazing. We would never have known they were students unless they told us. The kids loved it. The concession food was good. The facility was well run. Parking was good, but took a long time to get out even with police directing traffic. We will bring kids again.

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Just got back from seeing the Sailor Circus with family, including my 8 year-old great niece. Everyone loved it--3 generations!
I cannot recommend this too highly. The kids are fantastic--real professionals. Very inspiring. We will be back!

Thank easeagull
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

A group of us went to the show last night before the circus goes to DC. I was fortunate to have a meal at Michaels on East before the show. I was able to see Dolly Jacobs. The show was fantastic. All of the people were fantastic in the show. Thank you ALL so much.

Thank ZeebruggeExplorer
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CircusArtsOrg, Public Relations Manager at Sailor Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your support as we head out on our once-in-a-lifetime journey. We are all very excited and appreciate the way the community has embraced us in this way!

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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We have lived in Sarasota for several years and I am embarrassed to say this was our first trip to the Sailor's Circus. We had our family and grandchildren visiting and it was recommended to us by friends.

Everyone loved it and were so impressed by the talented students and their professional skill. Even the 5 year old sat mesmerized throughout the show. An alumni sat next to us and she explained all the hours of work and dedication that each performer puts into learning their act. The 15 year old boy was even impressed by the acts especially on the trapeze.

As a former elementary teacher I find it all very impressive and I commend all the mentors and instructors who obviously love what they do and pass it on to the students.

Thank Sandra E
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CircusArtsOrg, Public Relations Manager at Sailor Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you for sharing your Sailor Circus Experience with us!! We are so glad you enjoyed the show and hope you will tell your friends about us so they can attend a show in the future as well. We are passionate about circus as are the students and it's incredibly apparent in our performances!

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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We were thoroughly entertained by these young people. They put their hearts into their performance, and they showed their passion. The only negative was the heat inside the arena but for us that was only a minor distraction. We took several grandchildren who said the night was awesome. We will be back.

Thank Jeffrey B
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CircusArtsOrg, Public Relations Manager at Sailor Circus, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you for your wonderful words. You are correct - the students are passionate and it shows in how hard they work at their craft. We are so glad you enjoyed the show and that you'll be back!!

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