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On the Couch with Thomas Gorham

Who is Thomas Gorham?
Hello my name is Thomas Gorham and I am a circus performer from Melbourne Australia. Before starting my career in the circus Acrobats, I was a break-dancer looking to perform professionally. I found my way into acrobatics through the National Institute of Circus Arts and went on to create Head First Acrobats. Our shows combine high level circus with physical comedy… and a touch of stripping.

What would you do differently from what you do now?
I was in Melbourne during the Covid-19 lockdowns. I taught myself computer programming and released a game (a very terrible game haha) based on our first show Elixir. I wrote all the code and drew all the artwork and everything. It was a fun experience that kept me very busy. I find it so hard to imagine not being a circus performer, but maybe in another life I would have mixed my creative energies with my love of technology. … link to full length interview at Australian Arts Review.