News & Reviews

Melbourne Fringe at The Melba Spiegeltent

8th April 2016

Circus Oz is seeking expressions of interest from independent artists and small companies who would like to present their work in The Melba Spiegeltent during the Melbourne Fringe Festival. We are seeking shows of all shapes and sizes; while we would certainly love to see some circus in The Melba Spiegeltent for the Fringe, we would also like to present a range of all that is new and engaging in all genres. For more information or to join The M...

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Melbourne Fringe at The Melba Spiegeltent

Founding Member, Laurel Frank, wins Green Room Award.

22nd March 2016

At The Green Room Awards Ceremony at the Comedy Theatre last night, Laurel Frank, Circus Oz Founding Member, and designer of our extraordinary and fabulous costumes over the past 38 years has been awarded the prestigious Technical Achievement Award, which recognises a sustained contribution to the Melbourne stage by a designer or technician. Guest Show Director Anni Davey has been lucky enough to work with Laurel, previously as an ensemble membe...

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Founding Member, Laurel Frank, wins Green Room Award.

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