Flying Fruit Fly Circus: Girls With Altitude

An excerpt from my Arts Hub piece From page to stage: bringing cartoons to life.

Way back before COVID was even a glint in a pangolin’s eye, I ran into Anni Davey at a writers’ festival. I have always had a huge admiration for Anni’s work – her years in Circus Oz and her many independent projects and performances. Anni told me she had recently been appointed Artistic Director of the Flying Fruit Flies Circus, the youth circus training school in Albury. I love circus.

‘I’ve been thinking about doing a Fruities show with a girls-only cast,’ she said. ‘And I’m wondering – would you like to collaborate? Make a circus show that would use your cartoons somehow?’

I don’t think that I’ve ever been asked a more delightful question.

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