News & Reviews

Melbourne, Australia - The Age; Circus performers: what to do after the Big Top leaves town?

5th December 2015

Once they flew through the air or spun around in hoops of fire. But when that is all over, what comes next? For circus performers, when the body is no longer up to the physical demands of the work or you need the kind of home life that constant touring doesn't permit, the options for a new career are far from clear. Take Mel Fyfe. In her heyday she was a strong woman under the big top. One of her best-known tricks was laying on a bed of nails w...

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Melbourne, Australia - The Age; Circus performers: what to do after the Big Top leaves town?

Sydney, Australia - The Daily Telegraph; Circus in mood for madness

26th November 2015

Coffee Drinkers found themselves surrounded by a flash mob circus style last week when members of Circus Oz tumbled and juggled their way around customers at a popular Sydney cafe. The troop ambushed customers at the Fine Food Store's coffee cart before springing into acrobatics, clown routines and songs to announce the return for the first time in two years of the 37-year-old big top to Sydney next month. Circus oz marketing director Olivia Bl...

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Sydney, Australia - The Daily Telegraph; Circus in mood for madness

Circus Oz Welcome La Verità to Melbourne

10th November 2015

From Daniele Finzi Pasca the creative mind behind Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo comes La Verità – a dream-like, acrobatic poem and surrealist circus extravaganza, inspired by a backdrop painted by the Spanish surrealist Salvador Dalí. Combining circus, clowning, acrobatics, theatre, dance and music – with an extra serving of humour and heart – Compagnia Finzi Pasca let their imagination run wild in a thrilling experience that is sure to ha...

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Circus Oz Welcome La Verità to Melbourne

Melbourne - Theatre Press; Circus Oz presents Curiosity

20th October 2015

Delightful kids theatre. Curiosity performed by acrobatic group Dislocate, is a charming theatrical journey in to a land beyond the bottom of the toy box. Alex is an adventurer and very curious, which means we meet lots of interesting characters along the way. Alex is in trouble, preferring to use her brother’s skateboard for a mode of transportation rather than clean up her mess. Unfortunately for Alex she gets into more trouble trying to ex...

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Melbourne - Theatre Press; Circus Oz presents Curiosity

Parramatta, Australia - Stage Whispers; But Wait...There's More

12th October 2015

Circus Oz has delighted and amazed audiences here and around the world for 37 years. This latest of their shows, But Wait …There’s More! continues to delight and amaze! Fast and thrilling, it is full of the high-flying spectacle and acrobatic fun that appeals across the generations. The artists swing and ride, climb and tumble through a show that is as breathtaking as it is entertaining. This is showmanship at its fast-paced, highly trained ...

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Parramatta, Australia - Stage Whispers; But Wait...There's More

Port Macquarie, Australia - Greater Port Macquarie Focus; Circus Oz - But Wait... There's More

30th September 2015

With a new cast, new acts, but with the same skill, athleticism and humour Circus Oz is renowned for … they’re back with their new show, “But Wait … there’s More!” This amazing spectacle will bring the Glasshouse’s stage to life on October 23 and 24. Musical Director Ania Reynolds tells us she can’t wait to come back to Port Macquarie … Hi Ania. What’s changed since Circus Oz’s last visit to Port Macquarie? We have a new c...

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Port Macquarie, Australia - Greater Port Macquarie Focus; Circus Oz - But Wait... There's More