News & Reviews

Sydney, Australia - jolitson.com; But Wait… There’s More

2nd January 2016

Circus Oz’s latest show But Wait….There’s More arrives in Sydney at the end of a two-year tour. It’s clearly had a few changes along the way but is in good shape. There are plenty of strong, engaging personalities among the company but they work together as a tight ensemble. As well as performing in various acts, they all play instruments to bolster the two musicians in the band and pitch in to help with scene changes so that things keep...

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Sydney, Australia - jolitson.com; But Wait… There’s More

Sydney, Australia - GNN; Roll Up! Roll Up! Circus Oz is back in Sydney with their new shows in the Big Top

21st December 2015

After touring the world, Circus Oz tumbles back to Sydney with their new show in the Big Top. Performer Dale Woodbridge-Brown tells Cec Busby what’s in store in But Wait ... There’s More. Unlike many a performer Dale Woodbridge-Brown admits theatre and the arts factored very little in his formative years. Growing up as a shy child in the town of Mungindi on the Queensland-NSW border, he says ‘actual theatre’ never really made it much int...

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Sydney, Australia - GNN; Roll Up! Roll Up! Circus Oz is back in Sydney with their new shows in the Big Top

Sydney, Australia - The Daily Telegraph; Wheel easy to show their true love

20th December 2015

There are all kinds of ways to express yourself. Engaged circus couple Kyle Raftery and April Dawson just happen to do it on a unicycle. Their unicycle adagio, which has been described as "a tricky acro-balance love duet", is one of the standout acts in Circus Oz's current show. But Wait... There's More, arrives in Sydney this month at the end of a two-year tour. The act sees Raftery zipping around the circus ring on a unicycle while holding D...

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Sydney, Australia - The Daily Telegraph; Wheel easy to show their true love

ANNOUNCEMENT: Circus Oz appoints a new Artistic Director and Guest Show Director

17th December 2015

Following an extensive national and international recruitment process, Circus Oz is delighted to announce the appointment of their new Artistic Director, Rob Tannion. Circus Oz Chair, Wendy McCarthy, said the Board is delighted Rob Tannion has accepted the role, “Artistic search is always exciting as we seek the person who will lead and challenge the company’s artistic history and future. I am confident that Rob will do that and much more as...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Circus Oz appoints a new Artistic Director and Guest Show Director

Sydney, Australia - 702 ABC; Circus Oz: Go behind the scenes to see the challenges of erecting a 1,300-person tent

17th December 2015

  When Circus Oz rolls into Sydney, it brings with it movement and colour, but also some challenges. Like putting up the big top; a structure large enough to fit 1,300 audience members as well as a 12-metre circus ring. Tim Coldwell is the founder of Circus Oz and the man responsible for designing the special canvas tent. He is also one of the many crew members that have sweated it out this week to erect the tent ahead of their 'But Wait...

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Sydney, Australia - 702 ABC; Circus Oz: Go behind the scenes to see the challenges of erecting a 1,300-person tent

Sydney, Australia - Central Sydney Magazine; Clowning Around Circus oz is back in town

9th December 2015

There's always a joker in the pack - and in the world-renowned Circus Oz troupe, Olivia Porter is everybody's fool. The multi-talented juggler, clown, acrobat and dancer is used to playing "the idiot role" - but always with a twist. "My drive is always to push the originality of what I'm doing and really communicate with the audience," Porter said. Whether it's an emotional response, or whether they just experience pure joy and entertainment, ...

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Sydney, Australia - Central Sydney Magazine; Clowning Around Circus oz is back in town