Jon Burtt is a lecturer in Dance and Performance Studies at Macquarie University, Sydney where he convenes units across Theatre, Dance and Circus. He is an advanced level circus trainer (National Circus School, Canada), and also a social circus teacher-trainer (Cirque du Monde, Canada). As a performer and director, Jon has created, directed, and performed in numerous shows that have toured with great success throughout Australia and internationally. Jon is currently co-authoring a new book on circus for Routledge.
ArticlesBriefs and Hot Brown Honey are two Brisbane based companies producing genre-bending work combining different mixes of circus, burlesque, hiphop, dance, boylesque, performance art, rap and drag. The two companies produce provocative performance that is entertaining and draws critical acclaim. However, what is particularly distinctive about these two companies is...Read more