Winners of the best Children’s presentation at the Adelaide fringe festival 2015, the Trash Test Dummies are as full of laughs as their bins are full of surprises.

Nominees of the 2015 Perth Fringe World Circus Award, and winners of the Gas works Circus Showdown 2014, the Trash Test Dummies is a family friendly, circus comedy show like no other. “Delightfully intelligent, highly entertaining” Herald Sun ★★★★½

Returning with rave reviews and sell out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, this award winning, sidesplitting slapstick comedy routine takes the household wheelie bin to new heights, and delivers a dump truck full of hilarity! “Circus and acrobatic show perfect for families.” Edinburgh Festival For Kids ★★★★★

Jamie Bretman, Jack Coleman and Simon Wright are highly skilled circus performers that can trash talk with the best of them. these dexterous dummies take the audience on a journey into their playful imagination, where they invite them to take a fresh look at the humble household wheelie bin. "Three men took to the stage with their wheelie bins, what happened next blew our minds.” The Funny Tonne ★★★★★"

For audiences of all ages be prepared for a great time.


Venue Format
Theatre, Hall, Black Box Venue, Outdoor
Technical Rating
D, The production can be modified to suit most venues
Touring Party
3 performers and 1 technician
Considerations

We do not need to build or construct anything for our set. We have a simple set they we can bump in ourselves in 1 hour and off the stage within 20 minutes if required. Optimally we would use a smoke machine, however it is not essential.

Winners of the best Children’s presentation at the Adelaide fringe festival 2015, the Trash Test Dummies are as full of laughs as their bins are full of surprises. Nominees of the 2015 Perth Fringe World Circus Award, and winners of the gas works circus showdown 2014, the Trash Test Dummies is a family friendly, circus comedy show like no other.

With rave reviews and sell out shows, This award winning, sidesplitting slapstick comedy routine takes the household wheelie bin to new heights, and delivers a dump truck full of hilarity!

Jamie Bretman, Jack Coleman and Simon Wright are highly skilled circus performers that can trash talk with the best of them, showcasing a stunning array of the highest jaw dropping acrobatics, juggling and stunt work, these dexterous dummies take the audience on a journey into their playful imagination, where they invite them to take a fresh look at the humble household wheelie bin.

For audiences of all ages be prepared for a great time.


Company Website
trashtestdummies.com

Unique Selling Point

The Trash Test Dummies is very accessible and caters for a large cross section of the community including the deaf. It is a highly engaging and visual, great quality circus and physical theatre performance that encompasses impressive feats of strength and agility whilst being comical and touching. The show includes many pop culture references and is extremely easy for everyone to follow and relate to including audiences that might not otherwise engage in the arts.

Marketing Materials

We are multi award winning

  • Winners of the best children's presentation award, Adelaide Fringe 2015
  • Winners of the Gasworks Circus showdown , Melbourne 2014
  • Nominee of the best circus show, Perth Fringe World 2015
  • Highly commended Circus and Physical theatre award, Adelaide Fringe 2014

We have great branding and marketing designs including, posters, postcards, magnets, stickers, mini wheelie bins and full size banners. We have a website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and a great Promo video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHWaN-S7Beg

Our merchandise are mini wheelie bins filled with lollies, which have great appeal to our family audience.

Community Engagement

The way in which we engage with the community is we run a variety of interactive circus workshops, our approach emphasises accessibility, teamwork and positive interaction.

Our circus workshops include; warm up, human pyramids, juggling, object balance, hula hooping, clowning and performance, cool down.