Night Owl Circus Arts



Lyra and Silks Choreo
Today 3:30 PM at South
9 spots open
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Aerial Rigging w/ Craig
Tomorrow 2 PM at Online
20 spots open
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Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Tomorrow 5:15 PM at South
1 spot open
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Beginner Silks w/ Craig
Fri 12/9 1 PM at North
2 spots open
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Pole 2 w/ Paige
Fri 12/9 5:45 PM at South
2 spots open
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Sling w/ Jen
Sat 12/10 9:30 AM at South
5 spots open
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Sexy Jazz w/ Eva
Sun 12/11 5:15 PM at South
1 spot open
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AcroYoga
Sun 12/11 6:30 PM at North
3 spots open
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Aerial Yoga w/ Vianna
Mon 12/12 11 AM at South
6 spots open
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Lyra Low Flow w/ Caroline
Mon 12/12 4 PM at South
4 spots open
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Beginner Silks w/ Vianna
Mon 12/12 7:30 PM at South
1 spot open
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Past NOCA Performances

The Volstead Act

January 4th, 2020 at NOCA South

This 1920s-themed in-house performance featured spanish web, cloud swing, trapeze, and more, with banquet style seating, and catering from Main Street Cafe!

Directed By: Abby Freeburn
Technical Director: Craig Lewis
House/Company Manager: Mikaela Lewis
Photography: Evan Lewis

Performers:

Wil Rhew
Abby Freeburn
Rachel Broad
Mindy Woodall
Caitlin Leavitt
Sam Harrod
Brittany Bales
Leigh Ann Livingston
























Off the Canvas

August 2nd and 4th, 2019 at McGlothlin Center for the Arts, Emery, VA

Sommerso was our third annual performance for the Virginia Highlands Festival at the beautiful McGlothlin Theater on Emery and Henry Campus. From mathematical perception to surrealism and spaces in-between, join us for this original aerial production! "Off the Canvas" explores the art of Piet Mondrian, Franz Marc, and Salvador Dali through the art of aerial silks, acrobatics, spanish web, and more!

Directed By: Abby Freeburn
Choreographers: Abby Freeburn, Jen Kintner
Technical Director: Craig Lewis, Will Hankins
House/Company Manager: Mikaela Lewis
Rigging: Craig Lewis, Delbert Hall, Will Hankins
Photography: Evan Lewis

Performers:

Sunshine Marion
Abby Freeburn
Courtney Spencer
Sam Harrod
Caitlin Leavitt
Tasha Adams
Rachel Broad
Danielle Myers
Brittany Bales
Lea Karnes
Stephanie Roberts
Jen Kintner
Wil Rhew
Leigh Ann Livingston
Jessica Vest
























Sommerso

August 4th and 6th, 2018 at McGlothlin Center for the Arts, Emery, VA

Sommerso

Sommerso was our second annual performance for the Virginia Highlands Festival at the beautiful McGlothlin Theater on Emery and Henry Campus. This underwater themed show featured mermaids, jellyfish, and more!

Directed By: Rhianna Smith
Choreographers: Lauren Wirick, Abby Freeburn
Technical Director: Craig Lewis, Will Hankins
House/Company Manager: Mikaela Lewis
Photography: Keith Dixon, Evan Lewis

Performers:

Kayla Eggleston
Phil Clemmons
Emma Wirick
Wil Rhew
Caitlin Leavitt
Rhianna Smith
Megan Bordwine
Abby Freeburn
Erin Holmes
Stephanie Roberts
Tasha Adams
Sam Harrod
Lauren Wirick
Danielle Myers
Buy the Sommerso DVD on Amazon!
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Kingsport Busker Fest

July 14th, 2018 at Downtown Kingsport

The Night Owls provided outdoor entertainment for the Kingsport Busker Fest - part of Fun Fest - in downtown Kingsport.

Directed By: Craig Lewis, Jen Kintner
Company Manager: Mikaela Lewis
Photography: Josh Holly, Logan Bailey, Phil Clemmons, Craig Lewis

Performers:

Wil Rhew
Abby Freeburn
Stephanie Roberts
Jen Kintner
Caitlin Leavitt
Jenna Eason
Lauren Wirick
























2017 Wedding

Sept 9th, 2017 at The Foundry, Knoxville, TN

2017 Wedding

We were hired for this beautiful wedding on September 9th, 2017 in Knoxville, TN. The bride was an aerialist who used to teach for us, so we were honored by the opportunity to perform at her wedding!

Directed By: Craig Lewis
Company Manager: Mikaela Lewis
Photography: Keith Dixon, Evan Lewis

Performers:

Abby Freeburn
Kayla Eggleston
Rhianna Smith
Caitlin Leavitt
Lauren Wirick
Angela Duggins
Kat Bentley












VA Highlands Festival

Aug 5th, 2017 at Abingdon Farmers Market

VA Highlands Festival

As part of an annual collaboration with the Virginia Highlands Festival, the Night Owls provided outdoor entertainment for the Virginia Highlands Festival.

Directed By: Craig Lewis
House/Company Manager: Mikaela Lewis
Photography: DeAnna Sharp

Performers:

Rhianna Smith
Abby Freeburn
Megan Bordwine
Hana Lee
Angela Duggins
Adrianna Lewis
Kayla Eggleston
Kat Bentley
Caitlin Leavitt












Serendipity

July 30th and 31st, 2017 at McGlothlin Center for the Arts, Emery, VA

Serendipity

Serendipity was our first annual performance for the Virginia Highlands Festival at the beautiful McGlothlin Theater on Emery and Henry Campus.

Directed By: Craig Lewis
Artistic Director: Rhianna Smith
Lead Choreographer: Lauren Wirick
House/Company Manager: Mikaela Lewis
Technical Director: Will Hankins
Rigging: Delbert Hall
Photography: Keith Dixon, Evan Lewis, John Cornelius, David Cantor

Performers:

Hana Lee
Megan Bordwine
Danielle Myers
Abby Freeburn
Angela Duggins
Kat Bentley
Katy Reed
Kayla Eggleston
Caitlin Leavitt
Adrianna Lewis
Lauren Wirick
Buy the Serendipity DVD on Amazon!
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TN Bar Association

June 15th, 2017 at Kingsport Farmers Market

TN Bar Association

The Night Owls were honored to perform for this Tennessee Bar Association event in Kingsport, sponsored by Eastman!

Directed By: Craig Lewis
Company Manager: Mikaela Lewis
Photography: Kelly Hammonds
Rigging: Delbert Hall

Performers:

Rachel Miller
Caitlin Leavitt
Rhianna Smith
Kayla Eggleston
Danielle Myers
Lauren Wirick
Abby Freeburn
Kat Bentley
Angela Duggins
Kay Newell
























Blue Plum

June 2nd, 2017 at Founders Park, Johnson City, TN

Blue Plum

The Night Owls teamed up with Empyrean Arts from Asheville to put on this incredible show for the Blue Plum Festival, featuring juggling, static trapeze, corde lisse, and aerial silks!

Directed By: Craig Lewis, Heather Poole

Performers:

Jennifer Dow
Laura Marie Souther
Cody Haymon
Lauren Wirick
Kayla Eggleston

The 3rd Night Owl Circus

Oct 28th and 29th, 2016 at NOCA North (ASG)

The 3rd Night Owl Circus

The third Night Owl Circus was a Halloween show!

Directed By: Craig Lewis
House/Company Manager: Mikaela Lewis
Photography: Amanda Elkins, David Frazier, Evan Lewis

Performers:

Katy Reed
Hana Lee
Keith Campbell
Megan Bordwine
Walter Beals
Caitlin Leavitt
Kayla Ellison
Kay Newell
Abby Freeburn
Rhiannon Miller
Rachel Miller
Alley Buckles
Kayla Eggleston
Ciera Miller
Buy the The 3rd Night Owl Circus DVD on Amazon!
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Healing Hands Gala

Aug 27th, 2016 at Studio Brew, Bristol, VA

Healing Hands Gala

The Night Owls provided outdoor entertainment for the Healing Hands Fundraising Gala at Studio Brew!

Directed By: Craig Lewis
Company Manager: Mikaela Lewis
Photography: Richard Minx

Performers:

Abby Freeburn
Hana Lee
Kayla Eggleston
Rachel Miller
Kayla Ellison
Katy Reed
Lauren Wirick
Kay Newell
































King University

April 7th, 2016 at King University

King University

A great time was had by all at this Gatsby-themed student event at King University!

Directed By: Lauren Wirick, Craig Lewis

Performers:

Alley Buckles
Sierra Allen
Rhiannon Miller
Katy Reed
Kay Newell
Lauren Wirick
Atlanta Gregory

Craig and Mikaela's Wedding

March 26th, 2016 at New Mountain Asheville

Craig and Mikaela's Wedding

When NOCA owners Craig and Mikaela tied the knot, the Night Owls put on an amazing show in Asheville, NC!

Directed By: Lauren Wirick, Heather Poole
Photography: Keith Dixon, Mike Bowling, Evan Lewis
Videography: McKelvie Wilder
Master of Ceremonies: Randy Carrol

Performers:

Walter Beals
Sierra Allen
Valerie Phillips
Lorien Myerson
Ciera Miller
Waverly Jones
Keith Campbell
Britt Tyler
Ingrid Johnson
Lauren Wirick
Jessica Miller
























PEAK: Kingsport Young Professionals

Feb 27th, 2016 at Kingsport Farmers Market

PEAK: Kingsport Young Professionals
Directed By: Craig Lewis
Company Manager: Mikaela Lewis
Photography: Tara Hodges, Evan Lewis

Performers:

DeAnna Sharp
Ali McGlothlin
Jessia Miller
Lauren Wirick
Kay Newell
Katy Reed
Alley Buckles
Sierra Allen












The 2nd Night Owl Circus

Dec 11th and 12th, 2015 at NOCA North (ASG)

The 2nd Night Owl Circus
Directed By: Craig Lewis
House/Company Manager: Mikaela Lewis
Photography: Keith Dixon, Forest Myerson

Performers:

Kay Newell
Jessica Miller
Katy Reed
Lorien Myerson
Ali McGlothlin
Ciera Miller
Alley Buckles
Jillian Perkins
DeAnna Sharp
Heather Byrge
Sierra Allen
Buy the The 2nd Night Owl Circus DVD on Amazon!
Buy the DVD on Amazon!
























The 1st Night Owl Circus

Feb 28th, 2015 at NOCA North (ASG)

The 1st Night Owl Circus

Our first ever performance at NOCA featured aerial silks, juggling, lyra, and tumbling!

Directed By: Craig Lewis
House/Company Manager: Mikaela Lewis
Photography: Justin Mitchell, Lorien Myerson

Performers:

Mia Desposito
Mithra Alavi
Heather Byrge
Bella Desposito
DeAnna Sharp
Rain Riddle
Sybil Smith
Alex Berkow
Ana Desposito
Colleen Early
Amanda Keith
Buy the The 1st Night Owl Circus DVD on Amazon!
Buy the DVD on Amazon!