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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | January 28, 2021

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A Sinful Bite: An Interview with Brief’s Fez Faanana

December 16, 2020 |

Bite Club, Briefs Factory International’s brand-new show is in full swing. It opened last week and has left Brisbane begging for more.

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Circa Cartwheels Back On Stage

July 20, 2020 |

After 19 weeks away from the stage, Circa Contemporary Circus is returning, with sold out performances at Brisbane Powerhouse’s Lights On and HOTA’s Fireside.
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Success for Queensland at the 2019 Matilda Awards

February 19, 2020 |

It’s that time of year again. With the Oscars just gone it’s time for another award ceremony like no other. Read More

Under My Eye: Circus Meets Philosophy

December 1, 2019 |

Under My Eye is an existential-crisis-inducing piece of circus theatre packed into a very entertaining 60 minutes.

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When the fan hits the Sh!tshow

November 29, 2019 |

Take half a bottle of triple-distilled comedy, a metric ton of cocaine cut with glitter, add a generous splash of circus antics and shake vigorously.

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HOTA Releases 2020 Program Sneak Peek

November 3, 2019 |

With only two months left of the year, HOTA are raring to go for their 2020 season and have released a sneak peek of their upcoming program. Read More

OQ and Circa are fearless: Orpheus and Eurydice is a must-see

October 30, 2019 |

As you make your way into the theatre, an image of two large hands in black and white appear on the curtains. They grasp for one another but slip away after a brief touch. It sets the tone for what is to come. Hope, love, loss. 

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Bianca MacKail gets personal in upcoming circus show

September 14, 2019 |

Currently touring the Western Queensland outback, Bianca MacKail is taking in the sights and sounds – or better yet, the lack thereof.

As she gears up for her next Brisbane show Under My Eye, part of the Wonderland Festival opening on 28 November, having the chance to get in touch with nature is grounding for the circus performer where things can often feel like an illusion.

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Elixir: suggestive circus wows Wonderland

December 5, 2018 |

Did someone say smouldering, suggestive, somersaulting, sultry, subversive, sci-fi circus? Read More

Wonderfully Strong Wombs

December 4, 2018 |

The combination of genuine hilarious humour, high flying gymnastic prowess and underlying unease from the core messages being put forward and the impact of this on the world, make The WonderWombs a strange beast.

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Interview: Head First Acrobats on sexy circus show Elixir

October 30, 2018 |

Circus gets sexy with Thomas, Cal, and Rowan – the toned, taut stars of Elixir – a genre-defying show somersaulting into the Powerhouse next month as part of the Wonderland Festival. Read More

Limbo Unhinged

September 14, 2017 |

From the moment the spotlight panned down to the man crouched on the stage in a loincloth, I was in.

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Fall For The Charm of Kookoo The Birdgirl

November 7, 2016 |

Being different has always been a test. Read More

A Bubbly Affaire – Blanc de Blanc Style

September 4, 2016 |

Come one, come all, prepare to brush up on your French and raise your champagne flutes – it’s time to get frivolous. Read More