Producer: Circus Oz
Writer: Circus Oz
Directed By: Nicci Wilks

A fun filled extravaganza performed by a multi-generational ensemble for a multi-generational audience.

Synopsis

Circus Oz presents Non Stop, a short, fast and furious show reflecting an eclectic mob celebrating the human body in all its ages, with all its awkwardness and all its strengths, and what makes us laugh… trouble!

In a collision of comedy, clowning, acrobatics, archery, live music, flying trapeze, slapstick and daredevilry by the hand of an ensemble spanning 6 decades, Circus Oz brings a fun-filled extravaganza performed by a multi-generational ensemble for a multi-generational audience.

A bunch of “ordinary” humans doing extraordinary things and pushing the boundaries of Circus. It is Non Stop energy!

Alternative Contact: Dans Sheehan
Email: dans@laureneisinger.com

Short Reviews

…this is a genuinely entertaining special event.
The Age
…a show that is not just impressive but inspiring to watch.
Theatre Loci
…a brand new show that’s brassy, sexy, and high-voltage entertaining…
ArtsHub
this is a show that will leave you wanting much, much more of this sensational Australian phenomenon.
Stage Whispers

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Technical Information

Touring Party: 12
Bump-in Time: 12 hrs
Bump-out Time: 3 hrs
Interval: No

Lighting

Circus Oz is flexible and can work with most basic house lighting plans. Ideally colour changing full stage washes, a limited number of specials and moving lights and a follow spot.

Audio

Fully functional PA system with a minimum 24 channel sound desk. Equipment to work with a live band.

Staging

Setup is venue specific. We would either rig from existing points in a venue or install a free standing truss arch to perform aerial work on. This is the main scenic element. A large OZ is hung towards the back of the stage, which should be able to accommodate a crash mat behind it, for use in a stunt. The band can be on a band riser, or on the flat floor.

Crew Notes

The sound engineer in the venue should be experienced mixing a live band.

Transport Notes

All equipment fits into a 20ft container or semitrailer.

Audience & Marketing Notes

The show has multiple points of engagement including live music, spectacle, scale, a cast that spans six decades in age and physicality that transcends barriers of spoken language. It features an intergenerational cast accomplishing surprising and inspiring feats such as a 60+ year old acrobat on flying trapeze, and a strong woman supporting 5 people on her shoulders. This diversity in turn attracts diverse audiences and helps to challenge and change assumptions related to age, gender and size.

Selling Points

  • For a multigenerational audience
  • physical language that transcends barriers of spoken language
  • challenges and changes assumptions related to age, gender and size

Community Engagement

  • Workshops

Details

Genre

Audience

Venue Format

Proscenium Arch, Black Box, Thrust, Flat Floor, Outdoors, Ampitheatre

Duration

60 Minutes

Available Until (from - to)

01/01/2025

31/12/2025

Budget & Fees

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In Development - work which will be produced and premiered in time for touring during 2025/2026. Please contact the Producer directly for Budgets and Fees.

Remount: $35000

Weekly Sell Off: $35000

Per Performance: $18000

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