An all-female cast of young acrobats combined with visuals of political cartoons by renowned cartoonist and feminist Judy Horacek come to life in this brand new show Girls with Altitude from Australia’s Flying Fruit Fly Circus.
Flips, tumbles and acrobatic elegance from dizzying heights will wow audiences in this high scale production featuring the world-class circus skills of the all-girl cast who range in age from 10 – 18 years old.
By challenging the widely held preconceptions of circus being male dominated, the cast exude skill, strength, courage and humour proving that Girls with Altitude is a show for our time.
Directed by Anni Davey, this is a spectacular production with aspirational themes tackling all things from the environment to equality. Together, the young acrobats of the Fruit Flies propose new perspectives on the future using their famously exuberant mix of youthful energy and high-level circus skills.
Age Recommendation: 6+ Duration: 70 mins, no interval
Images: Ian Sutherland
Playhouse, 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia