Tag: NICA

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NICA Circus Does Dance

NICA’s end of year Graduates Showcase is an annual must see in Melbourne. Packed audiences each night, with many famous artists and school alumni smiling along, show their enthusiasm for the group of skilled practitioners as they leap and bound…

Empty Bodies at NICA

WOW, is it ok to begin an article with WOW? Well too bad it’s done. Tucked away on Green Street Windsor is the National Institute of Circus Arts, known as NICA. I have walked past here on the way home…

Born In Sawdust – NICA Circus Show

Ever wondered what it would be like to be a circus performer? It isn’t all laughs and clowning around. ‘Born in Sawdust’, the new show at the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA), will captivate you with stories of love,…

NICA Pescado

NICA’s Pescado: a circus-cabaret fusion

Picture yourself slowly walking from the sunny shores of Venice Beach and descending slowly beneath the breaking waves, into the world where scuba divers DJ and the circus ringmaster oddly resembles a tubby bearded walrus.  This and other fishy characters,…

Dreams From The Second Floor – NICA

Have you ever wanted to just run away and join the circus? The National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA), affiliated with the University of Swinburne, is the only circus accreditation school of its kind in Australia. In a way I…