Night Owl Circus Arts



Youth Aerial Apparatus w/ Samantha
Today 4:30 PM at South
2 spots open
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Beginner Lyra w/ Caroline
Tomorrow 3 PM at South
4 spots open
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Flow and Glow w/ Katie
Tomorrow 5:15 PM at South
1 spot open
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Beginner Silks
Sun 7/10 11:45 AM at South
1 spot open
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Intro to Aerial w/ Caroline
Sun 7/10 4 PM at South
5 spots open
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Queer Circus Jam
Sun 7/10 7:45 PM at South
8 spots open
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Aerial Yoga w/ Vianna
Mon 7/11 11 AM at South
5 spots open
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Beginner Silks w/ Vianna
Mon 7/11 12 PM at South
4 spots open
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Contact Improvisation
Mon 7/11 4 PM at South
5 spots open
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Pole 1 w/ Paige
Mon 7/11 5:30 PM at South
1 spot open
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Beginner Lyra w/ Caroline
Mon 7/11 6:30 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:

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
























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:

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
























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:

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

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
























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:

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












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:

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












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:

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

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

Cody Haymon
Lauren Wirick
Jennifer Dow
Kayla Eggleston
Laura Marie Souther

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:

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

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

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:

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
























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












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:

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

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