Hot Audition Tips

Auditions for the 2018 bachelor program are right on top of us. Here are some of NICA's current first years giving some hard-earned audition advice. 


Meet the cast of ‘Precipice’

The NICA second year show, 'Precipice' directed by Zebastion Hunter opens this Wednesday.

Hanging out with NICA’s Cert IIIs

NICA has a cohort of dedicated students who are completing their year 11 and 12 school years whilst also studying a Certificate III in Circus Arts. They undertake their academic studies at an adult learning centre in Melbourne's CBD and do 7.5 hours of circus training at NICA each week. They are currently building a... Continue Reading →

Quiet Moments

"Then, completely out of the blue, someone very special to me decided to surprise me by purchasing me my very own canon AE-1 film camera," Amanda Lee, a third-year student, shares her love of film. Below are her stills and beautiful writing from behind the scenes of Circosis Left Brain.  Since my schooling days I have always been... Continue Reading →

Sheep for a Week, A Circus Oz Internship

Third year NICA students Ian Richardson and Emily Gare had the opportunity to spend a week with the Circus Oz team at the start of  July. During the internship they had the chance to train alongside the cast of Model Citizens and got to perform their Showcase pieces for the big top audience. NICA Backstage caught up Ian and Emily to chat about their experiences. 

Acro ‘bro’ tics

Nelson and Kam are third year students at NICA who moved to Melbourne together from Port Macquarie in NSW at the start of 2015. At NICA they train hoop diving with coach Charlie Cheng and are both about to present solo hoop diving pieces in the NICA 2017 Showcase, Circosis. We had a bit of a chat with both the boys to find out what motivated them to pursue circus as a career.

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