The Fringe Wives Club talk Glittery Clittery and the Adelaide Fringe Festival

The 2017 Adelaide Fringe Festival is off and running, with the heart of the city now brimming with activity; from circus performers to cabaret artists, musicians and drag, everyone in between – there’s something for all punters to get involved in. We checked in with the ladies behind Fringe Wives Club to find out what’s led them back to Adelaide.... Read More | Share it now!

Anna Lumb (Melbourne) talks Spiegel Rock, 50ft women and going back to the future

An artist who has performed in a castle in Poland, an orphanage in the Angolan jungle, and a field in Malaysia, Anna Lumb is no stranger to the surreal. Lumb’s unique blend of theatre, circus and physical comedy has taken her to some of the world’s farthest corners. Ahead of her hometown appearance at Melba Spiegeltent, we caught up with the Pocket Rocket to find out more about her extraordinary journey as a hula-hooper, circus artist, theatre maker and mum.... Read More | Share it now!

Director Richard Carroll talks Calamity Jane and telling tall tales

Legendary frontierswoman; notorious daredevil; profane storyteller; unwomanly radical – CALAMITY JANE is one of the most immediately recognizable figures of the old American West. And now, after a sell-out performance in August last year as part of Neglected Musicals, The Hayes Theatre is bringing the Wild West back in a  “stripped-back, rough-and-ready reimagining” of the classic musical.... Read More | Share it now!

Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza: an experience full of contortion, vibrance and exercise

So many wonderfully talented people are performing within Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza, that it is amazing how its performances under the big top can be coordinated in such a way. It’s quite the production; heading backstage, I see gym equipment sprawled out within the backend of the performance area, while artists (of the trapeze, dance or acrobatic variety) work their guns and a variety of staff members have their own jobs to do.... Read More | Share it now!