Bianca Mackail is an acrobatic artist who combines strength, agility and flow in the air and on the floor.
Specialising in non-narrative conceptual circus, she strives to create work that’s from the heart and soul.
Co-founder of 3 is a Crowd Circus Company in 2012, and GUSH in 2017. Bianca has collaborated, developed, performed, toured, taught and directed extensively in Australia, Asia and Europe with companies such as Tumble Circus (Ireland), Cirque du Loin (Switzerland), Wilde Applause Creative Productions, The Crack Up Sisters, CIRCA, Polytoxic Dance Company, Aerial Angel Productions, Vulcana Women’s Circus, Phluxus 2 Dance Collective and Clowns without Borders (Sweden and Australia).
In more recent years Bianca has worked with community circus organisations such as Vulcana Women's Circus, Galway Community Circus and Sylph Circus in program design and delivery. She is passionate about nurturing young and emerging performers and sees circus as a powerful medium for empowering individuals and communities.
A graduate of the Circoarts School in New Zealand in 2004, Bianca has also trained over the years with specialty trainers in the Ukraine and Barcelona’s La Central del Circ, Spain.
Some highlights include, taking out “The Best Circus and Physical Theatre” award in Adelaide and Perth Fringe for 3 is a Crowd’s debut show “Fright or Flight”, selling out the season for the same show at Sydney festival 2015.
Having a " show must go on moment” whilst hula hooping in a Typhoon storm to a 10,000 standing audience in Taipei that would not go home without a show!
Over the last sixteen years, She has performed in festivals around world such as Recklinghausen Arts Festival (Germany), Spoffin (Netherlands), Helsinger Festival (Denmark), Adelaide Fringe Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Sydney Festival, Woodford Folk Festival, Hoopla Festival and too many to name throughout Sweden, Denmark and Ireland.
In 2013 Bianca became involved with the world wide organisation Clowns without Borders, a non- profit organisations which offers performances and workshops to all people, especially children who live in conflict zones, refugee camps or other situations of adversity.
To find out more about Clowns Without Borders Australia.