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Trash Test Dummies

Show Details: 30 or 50 minutes, 3 performers

Skills: Adagio, acrobatics, hand balancing, ladder balancing, juggling, hat juggling, slapstick, physical comedy

The Trash Test Dummies are as full of laughs as their bins are full of surprises. These three dexterous dummies are highly skilled circus performers that take the household wheelie bin to new heights (literally) and deliver a dump truck full of hilarity.

A good time, all ages circus show encompassing first class stunts, this performance showcases a stunning array of balance, acrobatics, slapstick and juggling that invites the audience to take a fresh look at the humble household wheelie bin.

These hot and exciting new circus performers on the scene can trash-talk with the best of them. Jamie Bretman, Jack Coleman, and Simon Wright are passionate about creating innovative circus and physical theatre works that demonstrates the highest jaw dropping circus skills and takes the audience on a journey into their playful imagination, where they explore the infinite uses of everyday objects in the most profound and hilarious ways.

Entertainment Options:
* Stage show (30 or 50 minutes)
* Roving entertainment

"HIGHLY COMMENDED CIRCUS AND PHYSICAL THEATRE"
- ADELAIDE FRINGE FESTIVAL 2014

5 stars"Not content with merely being terrific acrobats, wonderful clowns and being able to juggle, these guys wrote a cohesive and engaging show."
- MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL

4 and half stars"A near-perfect, laugh-out-loud blend of physical comedy, old-fashioned vaudeville slapstick, mime, dance, juggling, clown capers and circus performance."
- HERALD SUN

4 stars"There’s nothing they can’t do with the bins and their juggling, acrobatics, balancing skills and cunning stunts are first class."
- ADELAIDE ADVERTISER

Performance History:
Melbourne International Comedy Festival @ Comedy on Collins, Melbourne
Kingston Arts Council @ Shirley Burke Theatre, Parkdale
Adelaide Fringe Festival @ The Peacock, Gluttony, Adelaide
Circus For Life @ Belconnen Community Theatre, Canberra
Spin Festival @ Sokil Arts Retreat
Mullumbimby Circus Festival @ Mullumbimby Show Grounds
Melbourne Juggling Convention @ Melbourne

Performance Requirements:
* Minimum 4m x 6m performance space
* Minimum 3.5m height clearance
* Sound system (with Aux input for music/laptop)

Performed by:Jack Coleman, Jamie Bretman, Simon Wright