gasworks circus showdown
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gasworks circus showdownAn unparalleled professional development opportunity for circus and physical theatre artists, performed in a showcase made possible by daring artists and adored by audiences since 2012.

Shortlisted acts present excerpts of new shows, and unprecedented development awards will help artists to take their works to new heights. Awards are provided thanks to funding support from the Robert Salzer Foundation, Creative Victoria, NICA, & Adelaide Fringe.

We’re very excited to have seen an immense amount of interest, energy, and creativity in the last round from applicants, and we are especially grateful to the shortlisted artists for their dedication and enthusiasm. It is our pleasure to announce the Gasworks Circus Showdown 2021 shortlisted acts!

Heat One Participants

  • Signal (Winter Chapman & Aleshanee Kelso)
  • SYNC (Lucy Tan)
  • Friends by Default (Circus Creations)
  • Recriminate (Na Djinang Circus)

Heat Two Participants

  • Statera (Dylan Singh, Aleshanee Kelso, Tomas Correia, & Karina Schiller)
  • December (Jake Silvestro)
  • Bent (Reuben James, Jackson Fisch, Meg Ferrier, Mara Galagher, Kaitlin Malone, Casey Hare) 
  • “Livin’ DangerouSally” with Danger and Sally (Oliver Cowen & Meredith Cole)
Gasworks Circus Showdown
Heats: Wednesday 26 May & Thursday 27 May @ 7.30pm
Finale: Saturday 29 May @ 7.30pm


gasworks circus showdown

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