Our core staff
Meet some familiar faces
Cirkidz is an Incorporated Association governed by a Board of Directors and managed by its General Manager and Artistic Director and supported by 6 core staff members.
Joshua Hoare: Artistic Director
Joshua draws on multiple skill sets as one of Australia's new generation of circus artists, creating performance work through a variety of physical languages. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Sydney University), graduated from the National Institute of Circus (NICA) and has performed both nationally and internationally.
Nick Skibinski: General Manager
Nick has enjoyed a successful career in the Arts. Currently he specialises in providing business process, strategy, HR and General Management advice and support for Not for Profits. Most recently he was the CEO of Australian Dance Theatre for four years. Prior to that he spent nearly 10 years at the Adelaide Festival Centre as a programming executive where he developed, presented and produced over 170 individual events and productions, from small scale industry developments programs through to the creation of the inaugural OzAsia festival as its first Executive Producer. He holds a BA in Arts Politics from Flinders University. His young daughter joined the Cirkidz Tiddlerz program in 2012 and is nurturing a keen interest in hula hoop.
Bronny Underwood: Accounts Manager
Bronny has a varied background from her career in the Financial Sectors. With her Diploma in Accounting has run her own Bookkeeping and BAS Agency for over 12 years. She started working for Cirkidz in 2008 and now works full-time as SACC Financial and Accounts Manager. She loves her work looking after accounts for such a creative company. If you have an account query you can contact Bron at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Judy Way - Marketing Coordinator
Judy has worked in the advertising world as a graphic designer and marketing professional since her graduation with honours from Uni SA in 2002. She has many years of experience working with brands across print and digital platforms in both the corporate and not-for-profit worlds. Judy is a creative who has her head in the clouds but her feet planted firmly on the ground. Want to collaborate? Email her at email@example.com
Kylie Tilley - Admin Coordinator
Curly Kylie, has come from a vast background, most recently from the Disability sector. With a bit of a quirky personality, Kylie is creeping warily into this wonderful world of circus. You will most likely see her smily face welcoming you into the building at some point with her little Mexican Chihuahuas.
Hannah Tunstill - Admin/Photographer/General Superstar
After completing a Bachelor of Music at the Elder Conservatorium, Hannah has balanced an eclectic performance career with various arts administration roles for youth arts companies like Carclew, Cirkidz, and the School of Rock. More recently she has started a freelance career in graphic design, photography and film. You'll most often see Hannah at Cirkidz reception, so if you have any queries about classes or enrolment, please feel free to say hi!