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2013 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards Announced

Daniel Keene
Photo:  Nicole Cleary / 2014 Jimlee Photo

It was a beautiful, balmy, Melbourne autumn evening and what a setting – the stunning grounds of the heritage listed Cranlana, the Myer family home in the heart of Melbourne’s Toorak. A red carpet covered the pebbled driveway, black suited waiters wound their way through the gathering offering delicious canapes…

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Circa: Wunderkamer

Wunderkammer, Circa

Circa take circus to a whole new level as they open a curiosity cabinet of physical mastery that is irreverent, sexy, turbulent, breathtaking and at times laugh out loud funny. There is always a sense of awe at this level of tumbling and turning from the less agile, but Circa…

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Circa – Everything you want from a Circus

Circa - Judith Wright Centre

Innovative Artistic Director Yaron Lifschitz is a designer of dreams and Circa is the dream he dreams for us. If this performance were a photograph I would make accusations of the use of Photoshop, for it is beyond comprehension that human beings can move this way and still be alive.…

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Love-Song-Circus – Circa and Katie Noonan

Katie Noonan Love Song Circus

Katie Noonan, celebrated lead artist of popular Australian groups George and Elixir, has combined forces with Brisbane based company Circa to create the musically and visually exciting new show Love-Song-Circus. The Adelaide Cabaret Festival audiences enjoyed the world premiere of this new body of work based on the largely undocumented…

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A taste of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Top 8 Picks

Katie Noonan, Love Song Circus.  Image: supplied

AussieTheatre’s South Australian Co-ordinator Hayley Horton dishes her top 8 picks for the upcoming Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Have you booked your tickets?  In June, Adelaide becomes a circuit of dingy, darkened rooms with red lamps and sultry songstresses. Audience are seen dashing between venues on a cold winter’s night, counting…

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Circus art at its bare bones – Circa

Circa. Image supplied: Adelaide Festival Centre

A small circus company from Brisbane is doing big things at Her Majesty’s Theatre this week. Stepping away from garish big tops and Cirque-du-Soliel-style-extravaganzas, Yaron Lifschitz’s Circa is stripping back circus art to its bare bones and the results are astonishing. The human body is pushed to the limit, and stunts, rather than…

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