Introducing the Cast of CANTINA

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CHELSEA MCGUFFIN 

Chelsea trained in dance at the Adelaide Centre forPerforming Arts before moving into circus. Working with many internationallyrenowned companies including CIRCA, Queensland Theatre Company and CircusMonoxide, Chelsea has since travelled the world performing across the UK,Europe, Canada, South America and Asia.

Having created and performed in several notable productionssuch as Smoke and Mirrors, Fake
It and Regarding the Joy of Others, and a solo trapeze performance at theBrisbane Gasworks, Chelsea is also a performer, director and head trainer ofFlipside Circus and is a co-founder of the production company Lady Torpedo.

 

 

MOZES

Mozes began his circus training in 1996 at the Circus Spacein London. Upon his return to Australia, he continued with a dedicated practiceand soon found himself touring internationally with Circus oz.

in 1999, Mozes joined the internationally acclaimed company,Acrobat, and was a core member, performer and devisor until December 2008,touring extensively in Asia, europe, UK and South America.

Since 1999, Mozes has also performed with La Clique, CircusMonoxide, Snuff Puppets, Circus oz, Blue Show and has spent time as an aerialtrainer with the Flying Fruit Fly Circus.

 

 

DAVID CARBERRY

Beginning dance and acrobatics at the age of 8, David joinedthe Flying Fruit Fly Circus at the age of 11, where he was trained extensivelyby russian, Chinese and Australian circus masters. There he performednationally and internationally, including at the Sydney 2000 Olympic OpeningCeremony, and toured Hawaii, New Zealand and Sweden.

David has gone on to work with companies such as CirCA, TomTom Crew and Flipside Circus and has recently formed a production company, LadyTorpedo, with Chelsea McGuffin.

 

 

DANIEL CATLOW

Daniel is a graduate of the Flying Fruit Fly Circus, wherehe spent ten years specialising in acrobatics, teeterboard and tight wire, andtravelling to perform in Canada, New York, Hawaii, New Zealand and throughoutmost of Australia .

Daniel is an original member of the Tom Tom Crew, havingperformed with them for the past five years, touring throughout Australia,Europe, UK & New York's Broadway.

 

 

 

TRENT ARKLEY SMITH

Trent learnt cello aged five, trumpet aged nine, guitar agedfourteen and has since developed skills on a number of other instruments,including ukulele and nose flute. Trent has worked as a musician, clowncomedian, composer and musical director, and in numerous bands, orchestras,theatre productions, circuses, street theatre shows and festivals including The Oskar and Strudel show, CircusMonoxide, Lunar Circus, Queensland State Theatre Company and The Von Trolley Quartet. Now living inVienna, Trent continues to work with sever musical and theatrical projectsacross the globe.

 

ALEX MIZZEN 

As a trained gymnast and graduate of Australia's NationalTheatre Ballet, Alex spent several years as a professional dancer beforebecoming a circus performer. Trained in acrobatics and aerials, Alex has sinceperformed extensively throughout Europe, Asia & Australia with serveralcompanies including CIRCA, Legs on the Wall, Transsiteatteri Hurjaruuth and LeGrand Cirque.