2011 PHOTO GALLERIES
October - December 2011
The Cirquaholics (Posed Shots) - Floriade NIGHTFEST (2.10.2011)
The Fool Factory undertook major costume, glow circus prop and rehearsal investment to expanded The Cirquaholics act form a trio to a 7 person act The Cirquaholics performed 15 stage shows over 5 nights for Floriade NIGHTFEST at Commonwealth park Canberra. (Performers included Pablo Latona, Sam Floyd, Tom Davis, Jane Schofield, Idris Stanton, Josh Phillips and Mark Johnson) (Photography by Stephen Smith)
The Cirquaholics (Glow) - Floriade NIGHTFEST (28.9.11-2.10.2011)
The Fool Factory undertook major costume, glow circus prop and rehearsal investment to expanded The Cirquaholics act form a trio to a 7 person act with brilliant glowing circus props, including Clubs, Balls, Staff, Poi, Diabolo and Jane Schofield's Hula Hoops. The Cirquaholics performed 15 stage shows over 5 nights for Floriade NIGHTFEST at Commonwealth park Canberra. (Performers included Pablo Latona, Sam Floyd, Tom Davis, Jane Schofield, Idris Stanton, Josh Phillips and Mark Johnson) (Long Time lapse photography(75 of the photos) by Stephen Smith and Short time lapse photography(15 of the photos) by Chris Holly).
Circus for Dummies - Floriade (26.9.11-9.10.11)
Milo the Clown (Mark Johnson) performed Circus for Dummies at the Amazing "The Bally" Circus Tent as part of the Floriade Children's Festival in Commonwealth Park Canberra. (Photography by Janine Gascoyne, Pablo Latona and Adrain Van-Weirst)
The Tropical Butterfly - National Library of Australia (10.10.2011)
The Tropical Butterfly (Mark Johnson) performed for the opening of the new Treasures Gallery out the front of the National Library of Australia.
Circus for Dummies - Gungahlin Marketplace (14.10.2011)
Milo the Clown (Mark Johnson) performed Circus for Dummies at Gungahlin Marketplace during the October School Holidays.
The Naturalist and Snail at Living Green Festival (16.10.11)
The Naturalist and Snail performed roving with an ecological message at the Living Green Festival, at Albert Hall Canberra.
Circus for Dummies - Malkara School (18.10.2011)
Milo the Clown (Mark Johnson) performed Circus for Dummies for the Malkara School. Everyone had a great time. (Photography by Michelle Fitzgibbon)
The Gardener and Shelly the Snail - Floriade Volunteers Function (20.10.2011)
Gardener Neville Rose (Mark Johnson) and Shelly the Snail (Puppeteer - Pablo Latona), entertained Volunteers at Floriade Volunteers Thank you function. Neville tried desperately to keep Shelly out of the Gardens but it was all to no avail and the volunteers pillaged the beds as part of their annual ritual. (Photography by Stephen Smith)
The Cherry - Home and Leisure Show (21-23.10.11)
The Cherry (Mark Johnson) performed again at the Home and Leisure Show in EPIC at the Visit Young stand to assist with the promotion of the Young National Cherry Festival in December. (Photography by Claire Meyers)
The Interviewer - Melbourne Cup (2.11.11)
The Interviewer, Carlo Carzarlus (Mark Johnson) from ACTFTV (ACT Fashion TV), with real Straightman Cameraman, Emmanuel Stefanou, was out and about on Melbourne Cup Day at Thoroughbred Park Canberra, interviewing Patrons and commenting on the latest on-trend trackside race wear, and generally making mischief. The performance was filmed!
Fire Performance - ActewAGL Annual Dinner (11.11.11)
Pyro the Maniac (Mark Johnson), and Flammette (Jane Schofield) performed Fire Circus, while Lemvis (Andrew Leonard) sung Elvis Hits for the ActewAGL Annual Dinner at EPIC in Canberra.
Cirquaholics and Milo the Clown - Canberra Airport (22.11.2011)
The Cirquaholics (Cameron Summerville, Sam Floyd and Jane Schofield) and Milo the Clown (Mark Johnson) performed for the 1st Birthday celebrations of the opening of the new departure lounge at the Canberra Airport Terminal.
Milo the Clown & The Cherry - National Cherry Festival (3.12.2011)
Milo the Clown (Mark Johnson) roved, performed Circus for Dummies and entered the pie eating contest while The Cherry made his annual appearance for the Parade (Photos courtesy of The National Cherry Festival and Holly Bradford)
Birds of Paradise - Village Group Christmas Party (10.12.2011)
The Yellow and Pink Birds of Paradise (Robin Davidson and Karen Yaldren) roamed and entertained the public along with Milo the Clown, The Cirquholics and a Visit form Santa. All Characters supplied by The Fool Factory
The Angels - SpringBank Rise Christmas Party (11.12.2011)
The Angels (Jenny Sawer, Jenny Reeves and Dave Young) performed Christmas Carols in character for the SpringBank Rise Christmas Party. (Mrs Claus, Ernest the Elf and The Cirquaholics (Glow) also performed for the same event)
Arrival of Santa at Gungahlin Marketplace (13.12.2011)
Santa (Mark Johnson), Mrs Claus (Chrissie Shaw), The Angel (Jenny Sawer) and Ed and Car (Ed Radcliffe), helped create a spectacle for the arrival of Santa at Gungahlin Marketplace. After a quick photo shoot, Ed chauffeured the ensemble for Christmas characters for a few laps of the mall in is vintage vehicle, the characters then roved the centre and finished with another photo shoot at Santa's chair.
Santa's Gift - December School Season (13.12.12)
Ernest the Elf (Mark Johnson), performed his stage show Santa's Gift at a number of schools including Aranda Preschool and Mt Michaels Primary School. This season of the show included the additional of 20 tuned musical bells which we used to play and record "Jingle Bells", and the sounds were looped and layer.
Christmas Entertainment - Gungahlin Marketplace (12-24.12.2011)
The Giant Elf (Danny Diesendorf) and Santa (Mark Johnson) entertained shoppers at Gungahlin Marketplace on Christmas Eve. Santa's was also joined by various pets and Mark's kids. The Present (Mark Johnson), and Ernest the Elf (Mark Johnson) also made appearances.