|As a recent graduate of Sailor Circus Academy,17-year-old Bailey Sloan has experienced many circus disciplines. Most recently, she led the Circus Sarasota ensemble as the dazzling ringmistress for the 2015 Summer Circus Spectacular. Sloan begins a new, academic chapter this fall when she will enter college life as a freshman at Florida State University.
Sloan is a 2015 graduate of Sarasota High School with eight years of Sailor Circus training to her credit. Her circus arts experience extends well beyond “Ringmistress” to include the Spanish web, trapeze, cradle, high wire and more. According to Sloan, the influence of circus life will continue as she attends college for the next four years.
Her major will be creative writing, and she plans to write professionally after graduation. Sloan’s ultimate goal is to travel with a professional circus company and write about life on the road and the unique people who perform under the big top.
The Circus Arts Conservatory staff extends heartfelt gratitude to Bailey Sloan for her dedication and commitment to the legacy of circus arts. We offer our best wishes as she enters a new academic chapter in life.