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Let’s Make a Spherical Circus! with The Flying Fruit Fly Circus

3-6 July 2023

In the Centre for Creativity

Workshops

School Holiday Workshop

Ages 9+ | Join Flying Fruit Fly Circus Artistic Director Anni Davey, as she teaches you to juggle, balance and dive your way into making your own circus show!

Why the heck wouldn’t I run away to the Circus?

Author, Sara Gruen

Run away to the circus at the Opera House!

In this fun School Holiday workshop, Anni Davey, the Artistic Director of the Flying Fruit Fly Circus, leads a creative workshop exploring the six principles of circus – dexterity, flexibility, agility, strength, balance, and accuracy. No previous circus experience is necessary.

Sydney Opera House Presents

 

Meet the Artist

Anni Davey

Anni Davey OAM is the current Artistic Director of the Flying Fruit Fly Circus. Anni has a significant history with the Australian contemporary circus, including working in many capacities with Circus Oz since 1987 (including acrobat, director, acting general manager, and technical coordinator). In the 1990s, Anni was a founding member of two influential and significant independent performing companies Club Swing, and Crying In Public Places. As a director, her award-winning and critically acclaimed practice has seen her work with Sarah Ward (Yana Alana), Maude Davey (My Life In The Nude), Circus Oz (Twentysixteen; Straight Up; Model Citizens), Sandfly Circus (Total Rebuild; NIBJLM; Come Fly With Us), and as guest director on a work-in-development with New York City’s LAVA dance company. With her twin sister Maude Davey, Anni is co-creator of the sold-out, nationally touring cabaret prognostication Retro Futurismus. She has also sat on the Board of Melbourne Fringe for ten years, including two years as Chair, and was Chair of the Australian Circus and Physical Theatre Association (ACAPTA) for seven years.

 

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