News & Reviews

Canberra, Australia - Canberra Critics Circle; Circus Oz

24th September 2015

During the past thirty seven years, Circus Oz has performed in twenty seven countries to four million people. I remember seeing a performance in Elder Park on the banks of Adelaide’s River Torrens by the Adelaide Festival Centre. The fledgling, enthusiastic, agile and energetic troupe already showed the trademark qualities of strength, stamina and flexibility that underpinned their acrobatic and gymnastic talents. However, what set them apart a...

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Canberra, Australia - Canberra Critics Circle; Circus Oz

Canberra, Australia - The Canberra Times; Circus Oz comes to Canberra Theatre Centre

18th September 2015

For a few weeks in his early circus career, Tim Coldwell worked as an "elephant boy" with the "strong and dangerous" yet respectful creatures which were once a mainstay of almost every touring circus. But when he and his friends created Circus Oz in 1978 they chose to leave animals out of it, mostly for ease of touring. Almost 40 years on, circuses featuring animal acts are becoming rarer and the ever-changing cast of Circus Oz performers has t...

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Canberra, Australia - The Canberra Times; Circus Oz comes to Canberra Theatre Centre

Canberra, Australia - Her Canberra; Circus Oz: But Wait... There's More

16th September 2015

It’s enchanting. It’s entertaining. It’s exhilarating. Circus Oz is rocketing into town with its brand new show, But Wait…There’s More—a two-hour, action-packed spectacle. I’m a big kid when it comes to the circus. And I don’t need to gather little ones round me as an excuse to go. I go ‘cause I love the thrill of it all. Mel Fyfe, Company Manager of Circus Oz, says this new show is a satirical look at today’s cultu...

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Canberra, Australia - Her Canberra; Circus Oz: But Wait... There's More

Wollongong, Australia - Illawarra Mercury; The Show Must Go On... Time

15th September 2015

The latest show from Circus Oz, But Wait… There’s More, features a 12-person cast of musicians acrobats, unicyclists, trapeze artists and jugglers and looks at the idea of information overload in the modern world. Glen Humphries spoke with Musical Director Ania Reynolds. The Circus Oz theatre show is very unusual – it starts on time. While most stage shows start five or ten minutes late, Circus Oz aims to start at the time it says on the ...

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Wollongong, Australia - Illawarra Mercury; The Show Must Go On... Time

Join The Good Guys Super Hero Academy

28th August 2015

The Good Guys Super Hero Academy has been developed with the aim of teaching positive lessons and character-building skills to children that they can adopt in their everyday lives and pass onto their peers. The Good Guys and Circus Oz have created an experience that is more than your average workshop. By using circus, primary school aged children get the opportunity to discover their inner super hero in a safe, friendly and non-competitive envir...

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Join The Good Guys Super Hero Academy

Melbourne Open House Day - Come Visit!

14th July 2015

Circus Oz is once again thrilled to be a part of Melbourne Open House day 2015. Come any time between 10am and 4pm on Saturday the 25th July to get a unique inside view of our headquarters. With facepainting, balloon twisting, coffee from Coffee Peddlers, jaffles from Baskerville Jaffles, workshops and showings there will be something for everyone! The Melba Spiegeltent will also be open from 10am to 3pm - come and soak up its unique ambience, ...

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