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Backbone

Circus company Gravity & Other Myths may be the newest kids on the circus block in Australia but are also quickly becoming the newest stars of circus. Their new show Backbone premiered at the Adelaide Festival, earning them national praise, and three Helpmann Awards nominations (Best Choreography, Best New Australian Work and Best Lighting). Formed […]

Circus Oz – Model Citizens

The always innovative Circus Oz returns with the first production for the company by new artistic director Rob Tannion, exploring what it means to be a ‘model citizen’ in Australia today through awesome physicality, biting satire and highly skilled, unpredictable acrobatics. With an impressive cast of aerialists, cheeky characters, daredevil acrobats, cigar box juggling, hula […]

Circus 1903

It was called “the greatest show on earth” and arguably, it was. The original circus stretched human skill, imagination and ingenuity to astonishing limits. Now, the creators of The Illusionists, Simon Painter and Tim Lawson have recreated the thrill, sensationalism and magic of vintage circus in their new show, Circus 1903. This is the world […]

REVIEW – CRANKED UP

Cranked Up, the latest production from Circus Oz - which is now in its 35th year - touts a strong message of cultural diversity and inclusion. While there is plenty of chemistry and energy to be found onstage and the performers are having fun, that enthusiasm fails to reach the audience. Mason West provides a […]