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“What a joke!”
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 January 5, 2014

Its a shame they call this a circus. It's a bunch of kids running around and you have to pay to see their very amateur performance. Also, there is no air condition in the building so it was very hot inside.

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Reviewed January 2, 2014

Didn't know what to expect, but man what a show! It's hot, no AC so wear a t-shirt. Seating is cramped. Clowns at the beginning were a little boring, but once the show started, those kids were amazing! From work on the silks to acrobats to tight rope to trapeze we were kept entertained and enthralled!! Attending were older adults, adults and teens.

Thank moc4
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Reviewed December 31, 2013

Circus is not a professional circus. it is all chubby school aged children who attempt and repeatedly fail at most of their performance.

Thank squicker
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Reviewed December 28, 2013

Our family went to the Christmas Spectacular show tonight and we loved it! Although the arena is old and it gets pretty warm since there is no Air Conditioning (they expect to have it summer 2014) it works perfectly for the show.l The acts were spread along the entire ring so even though we were on the top row (11) and on the far end in section H we could see everything. The High Wire is at the opposite end so didn't have a great view but could still see well enough. And the flying trapeze - final act - was right in front of us. Truly amazing what these kids can do with the help of true professionals putting the show together. A fun night - and both our boys aged 6 and 8 thought is was pretty cool to watch. A bit long for them (almost 2 and a half hours) and not the most comfortable setting but definitely well worth going to see these amazing performers! Definitely recommend - and if you have young girls they will absolutely love this!

Thank FLAmomof2
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Reviewed December 23, 2013

Hard to realize that the performers in this circus are all still in high school ! Their professionalism is to be admired. Much credit must be given to their excellent coaches and teachers. You will not be disappointed spending an evening at this circus !

Thank 335B_a_r_r_y1001
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