Stephen Burton

stephen burton
Hoop diving

Hoop Diving uses a lot of floor tumbling skills so having some is useful but not absolutely necessary. Wrists and ankles need to be in good shape.

Stephen has worked in the entertainment industry for over 30 years. He is currently working with the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) as a Trainer, Circus Director and Industry Liaison Officer. In 2011 he was Director and Executive Producer of the inaugural Melbourne Circus Festival. Last year he again directed the Candy Butchers for the Adelaide Fringe Festival and helped We3 get their act together.

He has written and directed, designed and rigged, trained and taught for Circus Oz, Bizurcus, Dislocate, The Flying Fruit Fly Circus, Rock’n’Roll Circus, The Collapsible Man, Marg and the Beast, The Ukelele Ladies, Belfast Circus School, Horned Moon, Club Swing, De Soxy, A Scam and a Strong Man, Coco and Guido, Toughtitties, The Happy Sideshow, The Business, Throwdown, The Candy Butchers – Sweetmeats, Tooth & Nail, And the Little One Said, Love TV, A Little Bit Tricky, The Orchestra, Riggerous, Kindred Circus, Laughing in the Square, The Great Gondos, Rough Diamonds, Baron of the Trees, Gadgets, Team Loko, Circus Catharsis, Justinsane, The Dictionary of Imaginary Places,We 3,……..
He has performed with/in Circus Oz, Dislocate, The Dekko Gekkos, The Essendon Policewomen’s Marching Band, Choose as you Will, Slow Love, Deadlines, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Maurices, The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Flying Felafels, The Miserables, The Comedy Company, Fast Forward, Illustrious Energy, Round the Twist, Circus Explosion, Bananarama……..
all over Australia, all over the world.