Circus Sarasota marks 25 years of thrills in anniversary big top show

When they introduced Circus Sarasota 25 decades in the past, former Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performers Pedro Reis and Dolly Jacobs required to maintain the spirit of live circus in a city that experienced turn into synonymous with the artwork type.

Over a quarter of a century, it has turn out to be so substantially more than an annual winter season present under a one-ring huge leading.

They now provide as the leaders of the Circus Arts Conservatory, which operates the annual Circus Sarasota tent present and a summer season system at The Ringling the Sailor Circus Academy, the oldest youth circus method in the country educational systems that connect science to the circus and health treatment programs that use laughter as medicine.