No Trickery, No Re-takes, No Stand-ins

amclellan, 12th September 2017

Since 1995 Brisbane's Vulcana Women's Circus has worked with women to build and strengthen community networks across Brisbane. 

Despite being at the forefront of contemporary non-traditional circus in Australia since then, the Circus lost core government funding in 2012. Following their story over three-parts in No Trickery, No Re-takes, No Stand-ins4ZZZ's Craig Garrett explores how Vulcana survived that first hit, and looks nationally at the impact consecutive funding cuts since 2013 have had on our national Arts Sector. 

While looking at the circus' history, Craig asks questions of the resilience of arts organisations. What does it mean to be protected from the kinds of cuts the Australian arts have seen over the last few years?

Check out the series' website here and download the cue sheet.

This feature was produced as part of Out of the Box, a collaboration between 2SER and the CMTO with financial assistance from the Community Broadcasting Foundation.

Photos by Jen Dainer.

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