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Wandering Circus: Central Coast - Free Showcase & Workshops
 

The Wandering Circus is coming to Central Coast!Thanks to the generous support of the Central Coast Council, the Central Coast will host 3 days of workshops and showcases from international circus troupe, the Wandering Circus, on their first Australian tour - all completely FREE!Each day will feature an array of circus arts, including cabaret, aerial performance, clowning, flow arts, fire performance, burlesque, spoken word and acrobatics. The schedule is as follows:Weds, 23 October at Roundabout Circus:
Workshop session 1: 12-3pm
Workshop session 2: 6-9pm
Skill-share jam from 9pmThurs, 24 October at The Rhythm Hut:
Workshop session 1: 9-10:30am
Workshop session 2: 11-12:30pm
Workshop session 3: 1-2:30pm
7-9pm - Night spoken word show at MMAD featuring RikTheMost.Friday, 25 October at Rhythm Hut:
Workshop session 1: 9-10:30am
Workshop session 2: 11-12:30pm
Workshop session 3: 1:30-3pm
Workshop session 4: 3:30-5pm
7-10:30pm - All-ages / 18+ showcase feat. halftime fire performanceWe ask that parents/guardians make a responsible decision regarding the attendance of underage people at the 18+ showcase. The show may feature sexual references, bad language, and adult themes.Donation tin: While these activities are being provided free of charge to the community, any donations made will assist in covering the remaining costs of the tour. The Wandering Circus is a community group of performers who largely live off their creative endeavours, so any contribution is helpful and appreciated.Workshops are open to all experience levels and ages.Organised in partnership with Roundabout Circus.

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The Wandering Circus is a touring troupe of international artists skilled in performing and teaching across circus, cabaret and flow arts. They have over 100 combined years of experience in object manipulation, flow arts, fire performance, burlesque, spoken word, aerials, and acrobatics.
The Wandering Circus was founded in New Zealand through the not-for-profit organisation Community Arts and Circus Trust New Zealand - Cactnz and first toured in the summer of 2018. During this time, they offered workshops and shows to regional communities, with a focus on youth and culture. These workshops were complemented by skill-share gatherings and shows for the circus community and supporters in urban areas.
Destinations ranged from the tiny coastal town of Granity to Tapu te Ranga Marae in Wellington. The tour reached from Dunedin on the South Island to Wellington on the North Island.During her participation in the first tour, Sophie deLightful decided that it was Australia's turn to experience the Wandering Circus, and expand our reach to youth and circus communities in regional areas along the East Coast as well as major cities. Our troupe members come from all backgrounds, and are inspirational proof of working hard against the odds to make dreams come true.

 

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Venue: Roundabout Circus
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