Tag: acrobatics

Shanghai Mimi: Paris of the East at the Sydney Festival

Directed by acclaimed performer Moira Ficune, Shanghai Mimi transforms the Riverside Theatre in Parramatta into a Shanghai cabaret club in the 1930s. Ficune brings a seductive performance of glitter and gold, with a generous dash of sparkling sequins for the…

Circus Oz

Circus Oz presents: Model Citizens

Circus Oz doesn’t mess around. As soon as the performers stepped out, they launched into an introductory sequence combining tumbling, acrobatics, and an impressive range of characters and facial expressions. The music was tense, contrasting with the slapstick movements and…

The Unbelievables at the Sydney Opera House

As the lights dimmed and the music began to play in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday night, audience members knew they were there to see a show called The Unbelievables, but I can bet they…

Barzirk

Barzirk at GPO Grand

Barzirk. Deep in the belly of Martin Place, a bite sized show that packs the punch of a full-scale circus. We followed the steep staircase snaking its way underground, and found ourselves at the entrance of a hidden bar. True…

Cirque du Soleil’s new show ‘KOOZA’ is world-class circus

The word of the night at Cirque du Soleil’s new show, ‘KOOZA’, was ‘no’. As in: ‘No, that’s not possible’. ‘No, they might fall’. ‘No, I can’t believe they can do that’. But this is Cirque du Soleil. It is possible;…