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Circus Oz Presents Model Citizens

Circus Talk has a new contributor! Hamish McCormick will write about Australian circus for us, which is really an extension of what he does at Carnival Cinema. As an ex-circus performer he has been plugged in to the community for the past 15 years as a documentarian and has recently launched his new online magazine and blog to document and add to the discussion of the fascinating circus work that is going on in Australia. Welcome aboard Hamish! We’re looking forward to his first article with us, but meanwhile, take a look at one of his recent posts from Carnival Cinema.

In the last few months I’ve done a bunch of work with Circus Oz documenting their new show ‘Model Citizens’. Its the first show directed by new Artistic Director Rob Tannion .Rob has been based in Europe for the last 23 years , early on performing with the renowned company – DV8 Physical Theatre – UK, then doing a slew of creative pursuits from co-founding companies (Stan Won’t Dance – Uk)  to creating and directing internationally touring dance, circus & physical theatre works, as well as being a sought after choreographer for big musicals and film & TV. Circus Oz has dragged Rob back from sunny Madrid to cold-but-lovely Melbourne town to artistically spearhead their next phase. He along with the performers, musicians and the creative team off stage, have created a highly skilled, stylish and ever so slightly darker show than what Circus oz audiences are maybe used to but darker is right up my alley…

Link to full article at Carnival Cinema.

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