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Grace at Judith Wright Centre

From Wednesday 27 until Saturday 30 July, Emma Serjeant will present her pivotal solo work Grace the Judith Wight Centre of Contemporary Arts. Pokemon Go // Grace is based on a popular, successful, happy woman: loving her life and her hidden wild-side. Then, catastrophe. Will she fall forward into the unknown or jerk back to the familiar? Grace is an intimate journey through five life-changing seconds of a woman’s existence and creator/performer Emma Serjeant brings superb physical ...

Velvet at QPAC

Velvet continues to defy expectations with an electrifying trip to a world of glamour and abandon. The raucous and seductive fusion of disco, dance, burlesque and circus, shocks, surprises and scintillates at every turn. It’s a party, it’s dangerous, it’s a showcase fuelled by an exhilarating disco soundtrack that never lets up from the opening moments. Director Craig Ilott has created a hedonistic pitch-perfect world, pitting acrobatics against disco divas, channelling the ...

Kaleidoscope at JWCOCA

Ethan Langridge was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at four years of age. Because of this syndrome Ethan perceives the world differently. He understands the world through touch; senses his surroundings with the pads of his fingers or the tips of his toes and he, unwittingly, invited his mother to view his world with him. Johanna Wharton, Ethan’s mother, described stepping into Ethan’s world as ‘the joy of walking through shafts of colour and light; a dazzling kaleidoscope’. She ...

a little wonder: Circa Zoo at JWCOCA

This colourful new creation by Circa’s youth ensemble showcases the circus skills of 15 talented artists ranging from ages eight to 19. Featuring trapeze, table sliding, tumbling sequences and breathtaking acrobatics ‘a little wonder’ brilliantly mixes the worlds of circus, theatre and dance to tell a beautiful story of growing up in today’s world. Circa Zoo is Circa’s extension performance program for talented young people who dare to create and deliver spectacular contempor...

Finucane and Smith’s Glory Box at Brisbane Powerhouse

Fresh from a smash-hit South American tour, Finucane and Smith’s Glory Box: La Revolución is a show like no other. It has garnered rave reviews in 13 languages, standing ovations on five continents, a slew of awards and critical acclaim. The show stars Queen Provocateur Moira Finucane; exquisite circus star Rockie Stone; the world’s only beyond-gender countertenor diva Mama Alto; the all-nude all-wild Azaria Universe; Parisienne backroom ballerina Holly Durant; smoky chanteuse Clare ...

Hot Brown Honey at JWCOCA

From the simmering shores of “Polynesia” to the Bogan streets of Australia, from Africa and Asia, to the life of a single mother who happens to be a DJ, Hot Brown Honey undress sticky topics with side-splitting humour. Join a carefully selected assortment of brown, black and mixed beauties in an explosion of colour, culture and controversy. Fighting the Power never tasted so sweet. Hot Brown Honey Wednesday 16 to Saturday 26 September Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary ...

Absinthe by Spiegelworld

The exceptionally talented and sexy performers from across the globe have been described by notorious Las Vegas reporter Robin Leach as “naughty and nice, exotic and erotic, wild and wacky.” Las Vegas Review Journal described the show as “hip and edgy, with breathtaking circus acts and a dash of raunch”. The thriving Las Vegas residency of Absinthe commenced in 2011, playing on the forecourt of Caesars Palace following several summer seasons in Spiegelworld’s iconic spiege...

La Soirée at QPAC

Get ready to experience LA SOIRÉE’s potent cocktail of cabaret, new burlesque, circus sideshow and contemporary variety in a re-imagined QPAC Playhouse, where every audience member sits on stage within touching distance of the performers. Ten years bold and fresh from a sold out world tour with their hottest line-up yet, LA SOIRÉE continues to be a theatrical phenomenon, showcasing the crème de la crème of the cabaret world in a unique and inspirational night of live entertainmen...

Flipside Circus – Stories from the Sky at JWCOCA

Featuring accomplished circus artists aged 11 to 18, the imaginative tale of memory, dreams and friendship is inspired by the artists’ own stories. The intimate tales weave in an array of circus skills including breathtaking aerials, amazing acrobatics, gusty German wheel and extraordinary juggling to create a heart-warming performance perfect for audiences of all ages. The fun continues after the show, with burgeoning circus stars feeling inspired invited to join staff from ...