Night Owl Circus Arts



Beg Lyra w/ Caroline
Today 2:15 PM at South
1 spot open
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Aerial Yoga w/ Craig
Today 4:45 PM at South
3 spots open
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Beginner Silks w/ Vianna
Sun 9/19 11:45 AM at South
4 spots open
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Intro to Aerial
Sun 9/19 7:45 PM at South
10 spots open
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Open Gym w/ Vianna
Mon 9/20 4:15 PM at South
6 spots open
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Aerial Yoga w/ Vianna
Mon 9/20 5:30 PM at South
4 spots open
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Beginner Silks w/ Wil
Mon 9/20 8 PM at South
3 spots open
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Release and Restore w/ Samantha
Mon 9/20 8 PM at South
4 spots open
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Aerial for Kids w/ Wil
Wed 9/22 4:45 PM at South
2 spots open
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Beg Trap w/ Wil
Wed 9/22 6 PM at South
1 spot open
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Spanish Web w/ Samantha
Wed 9/22 7 PM at South
3 spots 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:

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
























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:

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
























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:

Erin Holmes
Stephanie Roberts
Abby Freeburn
Danielle Myers
Tasha Adams
Lauren Wirick
Caitlin Leavitt
Emma Wirick
Rhianna Smith
Phil Clemmons
Sam Harrod
Kayla Eggleston
Megan Bordwine
Wil Rhew
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:

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
























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:

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












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












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:

Kat Bentley
Hana Lee
Abby Freeburn
Angela Duggins
Katy Reed
Danielle Myers
Lauren Wirick
Megan Bordwine
Caitlin Leavitt
Adrianna Lewis
Kayla Eggleston
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:

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
























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:

Lauren Wirick
Jennifer Dow
Laura Marie Souther
Cody Haymon
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:

Alley Buckles
Keith Campbell
Katy Reed
Kayla Ellison
Megan Bordwine
Walter Beals
Ciera Miller
Abby Freeburn
Kay Newell
Hana Lee
Rachel Miller
Rhiannon Miller
Caitlin Leavitt
Kayla Eggleston
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:

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
































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

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:

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
























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:

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












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:

Jillian Perkins
Ali McGlothlin
Katy Reed
Kay Newell
Jessica Miller
DeAnna Sharp
Lorien Myerson
Alley Buckles
Heather Byrge
Ciera Miller
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:

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