Absolutely FEMMEulous

Women’s Circus presents Absolutely FEMMEulous – an online extravaganza featuring Melbourne’s darlings of circus and theatre: Mahla Bird (aka Themme Fatale), Kerith Manderson Galvin, and Winter Cyan, alongside fabulous performers from Women’s Circus. 


Come on a journey of discovery and witness these incredible performers playfully celebrate and elevate all that is FEMMEAbsolutely FEMMEulous will explore the multiplicity of femme identities and unpack these stories through the radically fierce form of circus. 


Limited screening – watch from the comfort of your own home. Available to watch 48 hours from premier time.


Filmed and edited by Jeska Stephens. 

Project guidance and development by Sarah Ward. 


Women’s Circus is proudly celebrating it’s 30th anniversary in 2021. This film project was developed during the 2020 lockdown and as part of a series of digital creative explorations of circus in the time of Covid.  




Premiers online Friday 23 April, 6pm, 2021

Part of the Westside’s Midsumma Festival program


Mahla Bird (aka Themme Fatale) – Instagram

Kerith Manderson-Galvin – Website

Winter Cyan – Website



Sarah Ward – Website



Jeska Stephens – Website



Thanks to the Department of Equality for funding to create this project.