Issue 35

Australasian Drama Studies

Issue 35, October 1999

 

Contents

Introduction

MARK ST LEON

Circus as education

REG BOLTON

Travelling shows in rural Australia 1850-1915

RICHARD WATERHOUSE

Circus in theatre: Astley's amphitheatre, Melbourne 1854-1857

MIMI COLLIGAN

The passion and totality of your body, mind and soul: an interview with Nigel Jamieson

GAVIN ROBBINS

Thrills and spills: the precarious life of Circus Monoxide

LYNN EVERETT

The development of Australian Circus Music

JOHN WHITEOAK

Japanese acrobatic troupes touring Australasia 1867-1900

DAVID C S SISSONS

Mimicry, display and play of the real: a trainer and 'big cats' in a circus den

YORAM S CARMELI

The wild west show: socio-historic spectacle and character as circus 

CATHY J BARRETT and HEATHER VALLANCE

Circus bodies as theatre animals

PETA TAIT

The battle for colonial circus supremacy: John Bull, Uncle Sam and their 'Chariots of Fire' 

NICOLA  BRACKERTZ

Noms d'arena: the use of pseudonyms in Australian circus

MARK ST LEON

Circus Oz - the first seven years: a memoir

SUE BROADWAY

Reviews

The Blind Giant is Dancing the rev. ed by Stephen Sewell

MURRAY BRAMWELL

Natural Life adapted by Humphrey Bower

JOANNE TOMPKINS