News & Reviews

Circus Statement on National Program for Excellence in Arts

15th May 2015

In the budget on Tuesday, Senator Brandis announced a transfer of $104.7 million from the Australia Council to a new “National Program for Excellence in the Arts”, to be administered by the Federal Arts Ministry. Circus Oz has significant concerns about the broad potential impact of this decision on the fragile and symbiotic ecosystem of arts in Australia. Circus Oz is a member of the Major Performing Arts Group of 28 companies. Therefore, ...

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Circus Statement on National Program for Excellence in Arts

Support the ASRC with Circus Oz

20th April 2015

Circus Oz and the Asylum Seekers Resource Centre (ASRC) are coming together for a celebration of hope, humanity and hilarity. Featuring live performances by Circus Oz and members of the ASRC, Boundless Plains To Share, aims to both help Asylum Seekers share their stories and help the ASRC to continue their invaluable work in our community. Friday 1 May 2015 - 7.30pmCollingwood Town Hall140 Hoddle Street, CollingwoodAll tickets are $48BOOK NOW!

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Support the ASRC with Circus Oz

Melbourne Fringe EOI open for The Melba Spiegeltent

8th April 2015

Artist Registration Is now open for the 2015 Melbourne Fringe Festival! Melbourne Fringe runs from 16 September to 4 October and Circus Oz is excited to be calling for Expressions of Interest from those who would like to do a Fringe season in The Melba Spiegeltent. We are looking to have three shows a night from Wednesday to Sunday and would love to see a strong programme of family shows but welcome applications from all genres and are particula...

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Melbourne Fringe EOI open for The Melba Spiegeltent

Mike Finch announces he will be moving on

1st April 2015

Mike Finch announces he will be moving on - after 17 years as Circus Oz Artistic Director, Mike Finch will finish with the company in June.Circus Oz Media Release 2015 Mike Finch announces he will be moving on

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Mike Finch announces he will be moving on

Quebec, Canada - Planete Quebec; Four Stars

10th March 2015

The title ‘But Wait…There's more!’ refers to marketing that wants us to impress speaking of new products, improved, more powerful, hence the wait there is more! A part of the troupe enters by the audience playing the saxophone and drum. They take the opportunity to tease the audience along the way. Once on the stage, acrobats come out of a big trunk already on stage. A spectacular entrance that immediately puts us in a spirit of celebratio...

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Quebec, Canada - Planete Quebec; Four Stars

Quebec, Canada - MontralRampage; Review But Wait… There’s More: Circus of Excess

10th March 2015

But Wait…There’s More by Circus Oz is an energetic showcase of talent. What is impressive about this troupe is how multi-talented the performers are, mastering acrobatic technique as well as various other skills, such as trapeze, clowning, and hooping. Some of the performers even play musical instruments throughout the show. The show is all ages, but the theme of the show centres around consumerism and excess. This show constitutes a reflect...

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Quebec, Canada - MontralRampage; Review But Wait… There’s More: Circus of Excess