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Highly entertaining for all ages, this urban circus is the dream of artistic director and percussionist Gene Peterson. Combining the talents, performance skills and ‘wow-factor’ of seven internationally acclaimed artists, Peterson creates a fascinating world, which explores each performer’s chosen art form in a dazzlingly intimate setting.

Girls Girls Girls is immediately engaging, confronting and entertaining. Unsure what to expect on entering the theatre, the audience is instantly drawn to experience the dark side of what it means to be female in modern-day Australia. Participation in Girls Girls Girls is paramount; from the get-go, the audience is thrust into this darkly satirical examination of female expectations and insecurities. Guided by the vivacious Mistress of Ceremonies instructing everyone to ‘dress’ the mannequin-like dancers posed throughout the theatre, Curtis creates a powerful and evocative setting for the

This outstanding performance captures the attention of the audience from the moment you enter the theatre. Dancers dressed in black are displayed in a simple, incredibly intimate setting, creating immediate intrigue and wonder. Time passes in the blink of an eye as the audience is swept up in the emotion and fascination of Lake’s intricate choreography. [caption id="attachment_2901" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Colossus by Stephanie Lake Company. Photo by Mark Gambino[/caption] Opening last night to a packed house, the power of Colossus comes from the dancers’ ability to portray Lake’s vision

Hands on hips, impatiently waving her fairy wand, my dramatic little three-year-old announced that she wanted to go to dancing class with her best friend. ‘Sure’, I thought, ‘Sounds like fun.’ Nine years later, she lives and breathes dance. From musical theatre to Classical ballet, she loves to perform; her smile lighting up the stage with the pure joy of entertaining.