Flying Fruit Fly Circus
This item from GMV6 News 1989 records the 10th anniversary performance of the Flying Fruit Fly Circus and outlines its future funding concerns.
The Flying Fruit Fly Circus is located on the Murray River in the twin cities of Albury-Wodonga on the Victoria-New South Wales border. The circus started operations in 1979 and is the only full-time circus school for young people aged 8–19 in Australia.
In its long history the company has toured internationally to Asia, Europe, Canada and the US and performs regularly at major Australian festivals. They also made a special appearance at the 2000 Sydney Olympics Opening Ceremony and Cultural Festival and the closing Ceremony of the XVIII Melbourne Commonwealth Games in 2006.
The circus is also currently the resident youth circus at Sydney Opera House.