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The National Institute of Circus Arts Presents
Company 18
A Variety Circus Show Curated by James Brown
19 - 22 September 2018

Adam Malone Hoops


Company 18 boasts some of Australia’s hottest emerging contemporary circus artists. Set indoors at the wonderful National Circus Centre, a line-up of 18 performers will deliver gravity defying stunts and breathtaking displays of physical endurance.

As a culmination of three years of elite training, these graduating students will present skills including: roue Cyr, hula hoops, adagio, swinging trapeze, unicycle, handstands and aerial rope. Each act will have a different feel, from serious and thought provoking to the pure ridiculous and everything in between.

Company 18 will be hosted by the one and only Jan van de Stool (Australia’s favourite Dutch/ Australian musical therapist, as seen on Australia’s Got Talent) who will bring impressive vocals and cheeky comedy to the performances.

Come along to enjoy a diverse program of circus acts, done in classic variety style!

NICA is Australia’s Centre of Excellence for training in contemporary circus arts. It is one of eight national arts training institutes and offers Australia’s only Bachelor of Circus Arts. Graduates of NICA have gone on to pursue exciting careers both locally and internationally and have contributed to the development of Melbourne’s vibrant circus arts industry.

Photo by Aaron Walker Photographer, featuring Adam Malone.


Wed - Sat 7.30pm
Sat 22 Sep - 1.30pm Matinee
140 minutes including 20 minute intermission


Adult                                       $30
Concession                            $23
Family (2 adults 2 children)    $85
Family (2 adults 3 children)    $99.50
Group (Min. 10 people)          $25 per person
Preview (18 Sep)                    $16


NICA National Circus Centre,
39-59 Green Street, Prahran, VIC


Note: This show is currently in the creation phase. Changes to thematic material may be made during the creation process and new content warnings added. Please check back to this website for updates prior to attending the show.
Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Recommend)
Most Suitable For: Ages 13+
Content: Loud sound effects, strobe lights and smoke/haze
Adult themes - mental health/depression, sexual references, possible nudity and mild violence


Entry on street level
Venue accommodates wheelchairs on ground level seating
Wheelchair accessible bathrooms

Contact Details


Alternatively, get in touch with us via:
Telephone (+613) 9214 6975
Fax (+613) 9214 6574
Email info@nica.com.au

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Stonnington Council operates a number of outdoor car parks as well as public parking at Safeway, off Cato Street. Others include off Chapel Street and opposite Windsor Station.
Please note there is a lack of on street car parking availability around NICA. Roads surrounding NICA have limited metered street parking.
Check Melways Maps and Google Maps for locations.

From Flinders Street Station take the Sandringham Line train to Windsor or Prahran Stations. The Number 6 Glen Iris Tram runs along Swanston Street. The closest stop is on the corner of High and Chapel Streets.
Trams operate from 5.30am to 12.00pm midnight and with extended services available on Friday and Saturday nights. Visit metlinkmelbourne.com.au for timetable information.