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Circus Oz

Posted 20 Mar 2017 @ 3:45pm

Seamlessly blending the risk and beauty of breathtaking physical improbability with Circus Oz’s distinct brand of Australian humour.

 

The troupe’s trademark theatricality and effervescent choreography will also be on show for a performance unfolding within a cleverly designed model-kit world that challenges perspective, scale and concepts of normality.
 
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Posted 23 Dec 2016 @ 3:12pm

As Circus Oz Artistic Director, Rob Tannion, nears the end of his first full year at the helm, he's outlined some changes set to diversify the company's forthcoming tenure.

 

Honoring the foundation and ethos of Circus Oz, Tannion plans to collaborate with a greater pool of artists, bringing greater eclecticm and distinction to their contemporary art form.
 
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Posted 26 Aug 2016 @ 2:23pm

Circus Oz's acclaimed TWENTYSIXTEEN production is ready to enthrall more audience members, coming to Preston for a limited run of shows. 

 

Pushing the boundaries of physicality, gravity and imagination - the production will take to the stage at the Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre with acrobatics and circus tricks aplenty. 
 
As a prominent music hub, Darebin is...

Posted 15 Jun 2016 @ 3:07pm

The circus is back in town. Though, in contrast to previous years, the Melbourne launch of the new Circus Oz show isn’t doubling as the world premiere. Entitled Twentysixteen, the show has been ready since April, with the cast embarking on a regional Victorian tour that took in Warrnambool, Horsham and Mildura. Then, feeling sufficiently warmed up, in May Circus Oz made its way to Sao Paulo,...

Posted 15 Apr 2016 @ 4:40pm

To celebrate the seventh World Circus Day on Saturday April 16, Circus Oz and the City of Melbourne came together on Thursday to bring everything circus to the great outdoors.

 

The famed Circus Oz ensemble showcased a series of breathtaking acrobatics, flips and spins on the grasses of Birrarung Marr to live music against the backdrop of the splendid Melbourne city skyline....

Posted 22 Feb 2016 @ 12:25pm

Overseen with new artistic direction and a series of collaborative efforts, Circus Oz are swinging in to their upcoming program with style. 

 

The program is anchored by Guest Show Director Anni Davey's upcoming show, Straight Up, which sees the combined efforts of the Circus Oz Ensemble, founding member Tim Coldwell and Senior Artistic Associate Antonella Casella come to...

Posted 7 Jul 2015 @ 3:14pm

★★★☆

 

Circus Oz have returned to Melbourne for a second season of their hit show, But Wait... There’s More: an imaginative mish-mash of acrobatics, cabaret and physical comedy.
 
Heralded as an iconic company, Circus Oz delivered exquisite wall-to-wall action. Lilikoi Kaos put an extreme spin on hula-hooping, while Kyle Rafferty and April Dawson teamed up and managed...

Posted 12 Mar 2015 @ 2:11pm

After touring across Australia and internationally, Circus Oz will return to its hometown in June.

 

But Wait... There's More will feature jugglers, unicyclers, hula hoopers, trapeze artists, acrobats and musicians. Featuring exuberant live circus performances presented at increased velocity, But Wait…There’s More is also a satirical look at today’s culture of infobesity and...

Posted 20 Jun 2014 @ 1:28pm

Ben Hendry’s a happy man; the drummer and multi-instrumentalist is part of the Circus Oz team about to thrill Melbourne with their brand new show But Wait…There’s More. Former drummer for the band Flap! and sessional musician Hendry was long determined to join the much-loved 36 year old company. “I’m happy to be here. It’s been a long-time aspiration of mine to be in Circus Oz,” he says. “I...

Posted 13 Mar 2014 @ 3:13pm

Circus Oz have announced their hometown return with a brand spanking new show titled But Wait…There’s More.

 

Performed within a spectacular large-scale set inspired by an abandoned theatre in tatters, But Wait…There’s More features a mix of stunt-jumping acrobatics, cutting-edge juggling, virtuosic unicycling, elegant flying trapeze, the exciting Rou Cyr rim, cheeky...

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