Mary Jane responded to a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ad in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune to audition for the circus season. In spite of her youth, she was hired immediately after she impressed the aerial director. Reception to follow.
The Ringling and all of it's venues are closed today. Happy Thanksgiving!
Here's your opportunity to meet William "Bill" Taggart, Circus Historian, who made good on the threat. After graduating from college, Bill Taggart went to work for the Ringling show. Get your tickets in advance for this intriguing, informal, and informative interview sessions.
Quartetto Gelato includes Gypsy show pieces, Celtic reels and dances, Italian folk songs. This performance is part of Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota.
A cornerstone of English drama since the 15th century, "Everyman" now explodes onto the stage in a startling production starring Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor ("12 Years a Slave") in the title role.
Founded in 1869 by William Wilson Corcoran, the Corcoran Gallery of Art's mission was to be "dedicated to art and used solely for the purpose of encouraging the American genius". Former Corcoran curator, Sarah Cash, will discuss a number of Corcoran objects how they fit into their new home in the National Gallery.
Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre returns with the presentation of a new work inspired by The Ringling’s James Turrell Skyspace. Four dancers create an ever-evolving architectural kaleidoscope; shifting, expanding and contracting in a rectangular formation made of human bodies rapid movement and subsequent stillness.
Enjoy the sounds of the season, including both popular favorites and Christmas classics. This performance is part of Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota.
The challenges and opportunities of creating the site-specific work "Joseph’s Coat" is discussed by Dušan Týnek, Artistic Director of Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre. This is a free program.
The Ringling and all of it's venues are closed today. Happy Holidays!