Old and new circus traditions combine to support QLD youth

Flipside Circus and Lockyer Valley Circus Arts are making children's dreams of running away with the circus a reality.

Flipside Circus and Lockyer Valley Circus Arts are making children’s dreams of running away with the circus a reality.

An on-going partnership between the Brisbane-based Flipside, Queensland’s premier youth circus company, and the tradition-rich Ashton’s Family Circus has seen students from the city training at the school operated by Lorraine Ashton’s Family Circus in the Lockyer Valley, and vice versa, ensuring a successful cross-fertilisation of circus traditions.

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Dianne Ooi
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Dianne Ooi is an ArtsHub contributor. She is passionate about the creative arts industry and is currently completing her arts and law degree, majoring in media and communications.