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WIN: 2 tickets to Circus Oz Precarious

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED In their 40th year, Circus Oz tumbles back home to Melbourne to premiere their new show, Precarious, under the heated Circus Oz Big Top. Across the winter school holidays the tent will be nestled within the trees of the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria with three weeks of shows from 26 June – 15 July 2018. Here is your chance to win 2 x adult tickets to the show! All you need to do is fill out the form below and tell us why you love circus shows. Read more about the event here. COMPETITION CLOSES ON 22 JUNE 2018  

Circus Oz returns back to Melbourne with Precarious

In their 40th year, Circus Oz tumbles back home to Melbourne to premiere their new show, Precarious, under the heated Circus Oz Big Top. Across the winter school holidays the tent will be nestled within the trees of the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria with three weeks of shows from 26 June – 15 July 2018. Inspired by the garden surrounds, Precarious is a 70-minute non-stop spectacle of acrobatic mayhem for audiences of all ages. The Circus Oz ensemble will unearth innovative circus acts to create an exciting three-dimensional world that examines the fragility that exists between humanity and nature. The outstanding skills and talents of the Circus Oz ensemble will include extraordinary foot juggling, jaw-dropping aerial rope and tippy ring, mesmerising roué cyr, Chinese pole and hula hoop – all hilariously woven together with original music from the live Circus Oz band. Circus Oz Artistic Director, Rob Tannion, joins forces with independent director, Kate Fryer, to craft Precarious and create the mayhem that is the ministry of nature – an absurd lo-fi bureaucracy filled with …

The Life of a Circus Oz Performer

Rob Curtis was always destined to be a  star circus performer. Starting tap dancing and juggling at the age of 11, it wasn’t long before he joined his first circus at just 15 years old. Fast-forward to many years later, Robbie is now a member of the Circus Oz family where he is a juggling, tumbling and acrobats master. We had a chat with him about all things Circus Oz.   Robbie, you started your circus career at such a young age! Was it always a childhood dream that you got to live out? I was very physical as a youngster. I knew from very early on that I wanted to do something physically creative for a job. When I joined the Flying Fruit Fly Circus and discovered acrobatics and dance, I knew that was all I ever wanted to do!   You definitely have the most fun job of anyone we know, but we can imagine it’s some pretty serious work as well! Can you tell us  what you love most about being a …

Twentysixteen –Circus Oz

If you haven’t seen a Circus Oz show before you’re in for a real treat. At Circus Oz nothing is impossible and everyone is extraordinary  and things won’t be any different for the newest show, Twentysixteen coming this June.  The latest show will be a refreshing cocktail of new and old, innovation and tradition.  The turbo-charged acrobats bring amazing new skill and wizardry to the flying trapeze, the Chinese pole and unicycle adagio. A brand new group-juggling act is sure to drop jaws as 21 clubs duck and weave from acrobat to acrobat. The two-hour show will feature all sorts of acrobatics and explosive aerial antics all accompanied by the sensational Circus Oz band! When: 15 June – 10 July 2016 Where: Circus Oz Big Top, Birrarung Marr Visit the website here.