VOLT #4 lead image
VOLT #4 lead image

Nominate a woman in #circus!

On the 14th of October we are producing an event called VOLT: Women in Circus in partnership with Circomedia as part of Circus City.  The idea sprung from being involved in the programming of the festival and looking globally of which studio/midscale shows were touring it seems there was an abundance of male dominated ensembles … Continue reading


Ausform’s guide to Circus City

Hi there! If you subscribe to our newsletter you will already have got this, here is a second chance to read it. We’ve been told it inspired people to see the things listed. We know it is wordy, it’s not an accident – read it all. This October, we are mega excited about the circus … Continue reading



VOLT: WOMEN IN CIRCUS   PRESENTED BY AUSFORM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CIRCOMEDIA AS PART OF CIRCUS CITY FESTIVAL Wed 14 October 7:30 PM BOOK YOUR TICKET HERE VENUE: CIRCOMEDIA This October, in place of our regular bi-annual scratch night we bring you a very special event, VOLT: Women in Circus. We are teaming up with … Continue reading



Dear friends and colleagues, Thank you so much for all your kind and generous contributions to our campaign. You have collectively made it possible to refilm our show!!!!!! It is has already made a massive difference to us and the future of Two Legged Animal.   We are currently making a plan and will be … Continue reading


We are crowdfunding for Two Legged Animal

We need your help to spread the word and support our crowdfunder to reshoot a film of Two Legged Animal.   You can see Ziggy talk about the campaign and the show below or head on over to Indiegogo to check out the project page for Two Legged Animal.     About Two Legged Animal We had a … Continue reading


Check out the incredible images from VOLT #5

VOLT #5 took place in February 2015. We were treated to a beautiful exploration of working with a weighted hoop by the talented Will Davis, Simon Abel experimented with a crystal ball, beats and a pretty spectacular jumper, Molly Volare paired clowning and corde lisse and Imogen Rose Macrae strutted her stuff in the Circomedia rafters. All of … Continue reading


John Ellingsworth tell us about DOCH’s newest course

We were lucky enough to get John’s answers to a few questions about DOCH’s newest course: An Introduction to Contemporary Circus which will be starting in October. Hi. I’m John Ellingsworth – I run a website called Sideshow. I’m teaching a new course at DOCH, An Introduction to Contemporary Circus, along with my colleague Duncan Wall, … Continue reading


Remembering the Micro-Fest

Ausform HQ we are pretty excited about a few things that we are starting to cook up, but sadly we can’t share any of it yet! Instead we thought we could share our nostalgia for our 15th Micro-Fest with this wonderful film about all that the Ausform Micro-Fest:


Announcing Two Legged Animal at Canvas

Two Legged Animal has been chosen to be presented at Circus Bites Remix at The Albany on 1st May as part of Canvas in London!  Bites:Remix is cabaret night of unusual artistic collaborations, with circus at its heart. Forget everything you think you know about circus; BITES:Remix offers new perspectives by placing outstanding acts alongside … Continue reading


Spotlight on the Academy of Modern Circus in Denmark

Lina B Frank (Director of Ausform) was recently asked to be an ambassador for AMoC, the new Contemporary Circus Education degree in Denmark. We asked Jens Sigsgaard & some of the team behind the new course the questions that prospective students and circus lovers want to know the answers to: Where is the campus based? AMoC is based in a beautiful … Continue reading


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