A group of acrobats on a beach, dressed in black, holding up one acrobat with a man kneeling to the side, drenched in beautiful sunlight

Fusing First Nations dance & storytelling with incredible acrobatics, this visually spectacular Dreamtime story is coming to the sands of Bondi Beach

  • Where

    Bondi Beach On the sands in front of the Bondi Pavilion

  • When

    at 9:00am to 8:00pm

  • Cost

  • Contact

    Sydney Festival


    (02) 8248 6500

From Queensland’s Arc Circus Co., comes a visually amazing piece of site-specific acrobatics and physical theatre – living sculptures created right in front of your eyes. 

Made in collaboration between Arc Circus Co., Luther Cora and his team from Yugambeh Aboriginal Dancers, and inspired by a Dreamtime story, How the Birds got their Colours fuses traditional First Nations dance, storytelling and contemporary circus into an experience that will touch your heart and open your eyes. 

Hosted in the open air, against the moving canvas of the sky and sea, this free performance is perfect for everyone aged two and up. Let your imagination take flight.


Performances on Sunday 14 January at 9.00am, 11.00am and 7.30pm.
Duration: 30 minutes
Please note the 9am & 11am performances may be filmed. 

A Sydney Festival event made possible with support from Waverley Council.

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