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Provider: The Circus Arts Conservatory

Contact: Karen Bell
941-335-9335 x302

Starting cost per student: $5

Additional Info:

Max. Capacity:

Transportation Needed?  No

Who Arranges Transportation?

Is Financial Assistance Offered?  No


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The circus, being a unique world within a world, has developed a language of its own. With a mixture of people from many different countries living and working together words have been created or adjusted to meet the needs of the circus life. Students will learn where certain words and phrases come from, for instance, did you know that “Hold your horses!” is from the circus? When the circus parade would come to town in the 1800’s, there would be a person that would call our ‘hold your horses!’ to warn riders that the horses would likely be afraid of the loud noise.

Class will be taught using Zoom.

Essential Concepts being presented by the Circus Arts Conservatory:

  • Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
  • Determine or clarify meaning of unknown word.
  • Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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