It’s not every day we get the opportunity to see an entirely authentic African circus jam-packed with such a talented cast. As the host of Cirque Africa says himself, without the support of the audience – Fringe goes may have to endure yet another all Australian circus / physical theatre act in the years to come!
In a bid to connect inclusive festivals and embrace diversity and accessibility, UniSA and Australia-Korea Foundation are joining together with Adelaide arts organisations to take the message globally.
Dan Willis’ comedy show is fast-paced and he covers a lot of elements of Australian life along the way. It delivers a polished, rather gentle and polite, non-intimidating form of comedy – and that is not a bad thing at all.
Reine Beau Anderson Dudley sings The Carpenters hits beautifully, never trying to slavishly emulate the original vocal stylings, yet delivering interpretations that are often as stunningly emotive and affective as the originals.
Abandonman is an absolute joy, exuding such charisma and warmth that you feel as though you and an over-sized tent of your closest friends are sharing stories in a safe space, set to the perfect soundtrack performed by a man and his mixer.
A stripped down circus show that proves you don’t need all the bells and whistles.
Aussie pub-band energy with a cult alternative playlist, the Straight-Jacket Tailors cover The Velvet Underground and Lou Reed classics at the Grace Emily.
Magic McMagicface is a masterful showing of an array of magic tricks and performance which will leave you in awe of Rob Ellinger’s skill, as well as possibly walking away with a transference of some of his love for magic.
The diversity of all the bodies on stage was fabulous, and the athleticism was something to behold. Although Burlesque Idol may have been a one-off show, Fringe is the perfect vehicle to showcase some of the art forms’ best in local and international talent.
Gumbo Ya Ya and The Band Of Simple Dreams, took to the stage at Norwood Live to deliver their particular brand of fun to a large crowd of music fans who turned up for a chance to enjoy some Van Morrison & Linda Ronstadt classics.