News & Reviews

Melbourne - TWENTYSIXTEEN: a brand new show, and brand new show director

21st March 2016

This winter, after rocking through their regional Victorian tour and a run of hot shows for the Australia now festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Circus Oz returns to Melbourne to kick off the Circus Oz Big Top premiere of their raucous new show: TWENTYSIXTEEN – created in 2016, touring through 2016, this is a show from now, for now. TWENTYSIXTEEN is a refreshing cocktail of new and old, innovation and tradition. The turbo-charged acrobats have bee...

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Melbourne - TWENTYSIXTEEN: a brand new show, and brand new show director

Stay up late with Circus Oz at White Night

11th February 2016

February 20 sees Melbourne stay up late with White Night, a dusk 'till dawn celebration of culture and creativity, and this year Circus Oz will be joinging in at the Melbourne Museum Plaza as part of VicHealth's Circus Circus precinct. Along with 12 hours of performances from Circus Oz, Women's Circus, the National Institute of Circus Arts and many other touring and community circuses the audience will be offered a rare opportunity to view the...

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Stay up late with Circus Oz at White Night

Sydney, Australia - altmedia; Circus Oz Review

18th January 2016

Circus Oz has been going for 37 years. My personal interest in the group began when I started dating an upside down female drummer called Tanya in the late eighties. Every night she used to dress in faux leopard skin and get strapped into her drum kit as she was lowered to the ground head first. Consequently, her hair did strange things against gravity and required oodles of hair spray. Every night I had a panic attack thinking she may fall out o...

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Sydney, Australia - altmedia; Circus Oz Review

Sydney, Australia - ellaslist; ellaslist reviews the spectacular Circus Oz

18th January 2016

Circus Oz is under the Big Top in Sydney featuring spectacular feats and non-stop awe-inspiring performances! It’s an incredible mix of diverse performances that pleases all. A real treat for the whole family Looking for an activity the whole family can enjoy these school holidays? Then Circus Oz is the show for you. Circus Oz truly is a whole-family experience – the audience ranged from toddlers to grandparents, and everyone was swept awa...

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Sydney, Australia - ellaslist; ellaslist reviews the spectacular Circus Oz

The Circus Oz Strong Women Event

15th January 2016

Circus Oz brings together an inspiring and influential group of outstanding Australian women from business, education, politics and entertainment to share their personal stories on what makes a strong woman today and how to inspire the strong women of tomorrow. This will be a special pre-show panel discussion and fundraiser for the Circus Oz Strong Women program. Hosted by Circus Oz Chair, Wendy McCarthy AO with the Honorable Quentin Bryce AD C...

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The Circus Oz Strong Women Event

Sydney, Australia - Weekend Notes; Circus Oz: But Wait... There's More at Entertainment Quarter

9th January 2016

To many an adult, it comes as a surprise that a child finds more interest in a cardboard box than $500 worth of Fisher Price toys. In Circus Oz's But Wait … There's More, a box serves as a mini-stage, magical cabinet and fashion item. It's a fitting motif for a show that questions our obsession with accumulating "stuff". But Wait … There's More arrives at The Entertainment Quarter's Show Ring for its final season after two years on the road,...

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Sydney, Australia - Weekend Notes; Circus Oz: But Wait... There's More at Entertainment Quarter