What sort of world will you leave?
Besieged by mountains of rubbish, four extraordinary performers recycle and reuse discarded items, reimagining circus and what our future could be.
Wasteland is an energetic and engaging circus performance about potential, hope, resilience, and survival. The show combines beautiful aerial and fast-paced tumbling routines – replacing recognisable circus apparatus with repurposed materials and scrap.

“The audience spent the night holding their breath, in complete awe of the talent of these young performers,” – The Creative Issue.

Set on a rubbish heap with themes of recycling, reusing and repurposing – Wasteland is a thoughtful, hopeful, and entertaining circus show for the whole family.

Developed by Flipside’s performance troupe, renowned circus artist Chelsea McGuffin, Flipside Creative Producer and dramaturge Robert Kronk, and designer Josh McIntosh. Wasteland asks; what sort of world will you leave?

“A little slice of home-grown circus magic,” – Australian Stage.

Performance history
Redland Performing Arts Centre -RPAC, October 5 2018
Premier season, Brisbane Powerhouse, November/December 2017
For bookings and more information visit Robert at robert@flipsidecircus.org.au


Creative team
Director/creator: Chelsea McGuffin
Creators/performers: Flipside Circus Performance Troupe
Dramaturge: Robert Kronk
Set Designer: Josh McIntosh
Rigger: Chris Fleming
Head trainer: Aliya Abiseva
Trainer: Davy Sampford

Performance specifics
Running time 55 minutes.
Large cast and small cast versions available for touring.

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