GODZ: A Greek bodyssey of gravity-defying stunts coming to Melbourne Fringe

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GODZ: A Greek bodyssey of gravity-defying stunts coming to Melbourne Fringe

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The juggernaut that is GODZ returns to the Festival Park.

Winner of six coveted festival awards in 2022, with sell-out international and national tours, audiences totalling 35 000+ people.

Appearing one last time as a part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival, don’t miss the chance to join Cupid (the God of Love), Hercules (the God of Strength) and Dionysus (the God of Wine) as they paint Ancient Greece red and bring you to the biggest party to hit Mount Olympus since 500 BCE.


  • 3 to 29 October 2023 – Tues to Sun 7pm
  • Tickets: $55 – $59 Premium, $50 – $54 Premium Group 6+, $45 – $49 Standard, $39 – $45 Concession, $40 Standard Group 6+, $40 Blak Tix
  • Venue: Festival Park (The Vault) – Testing Grounds Market Sq, Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne
  • Running time: 65 mins no interval
  • Warnings: this event has strobe lighting, haze effects, full frontal nudity, moderate coarse language, sudden loud noises, drug references
  • Suitable for ages 18+

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This adults-only, jaw-dropping offering from Head First Acrobats (HFA) sees their unique mix of storytelling, circus, and physical prowess swell to godlike proportions. Expect a bodyssey of gravity-defying stunts, true tests of heroic strength and muscularity, and surprise comic twists.

Renowned for being incredibly cheeky and highly provocative, Head First Acrobats leave nothing behind in this knock-out five-star season. Based in Melbourne, they are regulars on the international touring circuit and are a multi-award-winning entertainment company with an undisputed talent for developing shows that fast become the talk of the town.

Crème de la Crème

Not content with sitting on their GODz-like laurels, this year Head First Acrobats also offer another two shows for Circus and laughter lovers during the Melbourne Fringe Festival. Coming to audiences late on Friday and Saturday nights is another adults only crème of the Head First Acrobats performer crop.

Crème de la Crème is an incredible display of the hottest circus acts in this year’s Festival. Starring the best of the best audiences can expect world-class acrobatics from sea- soned performers.

A late-night treat for lovers of exceptional circus, physical comedy, and cheeky nudity – the Head First Acrobats team never fail to disappoint.

With dedication and skill for creating thoroughly entertaining, clever, and engaging productions, Head First Acrobats offer local audiences three stellar seasons during the 2023 Melbourne Fringe Festival. Truly something for everyone!

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