Gasworks Circus Showdown

Gasworks Circus Showdown

Attention Circus Performers!

Gasworks Arts Park is thrilled to reveal that their acclaimed live on-stage circus and physical theatre season Gasworks Circus Showdown will be returning to Gasworks in May 2014, and registrations for participants are now open!

Gasworks Circus Showdown offers an incredible and rare opportunity for circus professionals to showcase their skills to audiences and industry figures alike, while being in the running to win a bundle of fabulous prizes. This competition based performance series will feature live judging and will consist of two semi final heats culminating in a Grand Final show, with an overall winner being crowned the Gasworks Circus Showdown Champion!

We're looking for individuals or groups to submit a 10-15 min performance piece / vision of your act along with a registration form. If shortlisted, you will be invited to perform at Gasworks in front of a live audience in the Gasworks Theatre. Performances will be judged in the areas of technique, storytelling, theatricality and audience participation. In 2014, all shortlisted participants will also receive a circus master class from world renowned, Brisbane based circus company Circa.

Interested? All details about Gasworks Circus Showdown, including sample online Registration Form, can be found in the downloadable Information Pack below. Please note that the sample Registration Form is for your reference ONLY. For ease of submission, all applications must be completed via the online link located below, by no later than 5pm, Monday 24 March 2014.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Gasworks’ Creative Producer Tony Smith if you have any questions at all about Gasworks Circus Showdown. Tony can be reached at or by phoning (03) 8606 4200.

Download the Gasworks Circus Showdown Information Pack

Register for Gasworks Circus Showdown Online.