Dr. Katie Lavers is an adjunct lecturer at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Her writing on circus has been published in numerous scholarly journals, and she is co-editor with Peta Tait of The Routledge Circus Studies Reader (2016) and is currently writing a new book on contemporary circus for Routledge. Katie is a circus reviewer for ArtsHub, Australia. As a director, her intermedia circus works have toured throughout Australia and Asia to acclaim.
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