Miss Ellaneous: Gentleman Juggler


Circus friends

Fuse Circus

Fuse circus is New Zealands Premier circus and physical theatre company. Based in Wellington, Fuse will ignite your imagination. Miss Ellaneous has performed for and with Fuse company members.

Wellington Circus Trust

Wellington Circus Trust is a non profit community circus organization. Providing circus training and education for the young and old. Miss Ellaneous taught for them whilst living in Wellington.


Brisbane-based Circa are hailed worldwide as one of the most dynamic forces in new circus. Providing amazing international touring shows, locally supporting upcoming circus artists and providing world class training to the public. Circa are a fantastic company to be a part of. Karen worked for Circa for 18 months and continues to be inspired by them.

Vulcana Women’s Circus

Vulcana Women’s Circus are a community based circus in Brisbane, Australia whose main goal is to provide circus skills training and performance opportunities for women and young people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Miss Ellaneous thoroughly enjoyed working with women from Vulcana and using their training space when she lived in Brisbane.

Circus Aotearoa

Circus Aotearoa is New Zealand’s only animal free circus. Miss Ellaneous toured with them in 2009. Check out their upcoming season in 2010.

Melbourne Juggling

Home of the Melbourne Juggling convention.

Artistic connections


Ignition showcases the creative talents and achievements of CPIT students throughout the year. CircoArts is part of the CPIT creative faculty.

Brett Stanley Photography

Brett has worked with a lot of circus in Wellington and is a great person to hire for photography work for portrait, weddings or events.

Circo Arts

CircoArts is a two year full time course in circus. Run in chilly Christchurch, it is a great place to refine your skills and motivate yourself to achieve your best in circus.

Debonaire Doos

Debonaire Doos is a hairstyle and makeup company based in Wellington and Hamilton. These ladies are awesome to hire for pin ups or your big Swing do!
Debonaire Doos (Facebook)

Other people who inspire me

Trick Circus

Trick Circus is a youth run circus based in Abbottsford in Melbourne. Karen was involved with Trick way back when and is very happy these talented young ones are still creating and inspiring everyone. They have been awarded best circus prizes in the Melbourne Fringe in 2008 and 2009 and will keep impressing!

Miss Ellaneous is also inspired by the following people:

  • Fred Astair
  • Ginger Rogers
  • Lottie Brunn
  • Françoise Rochais
  • Vaudeville entertainers – bringing entertainment, skill and talent to all classes of society.
  • Paul Cinquevalli
  • Enrico Rastelli

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To book Miss Ellaneous for your event contact Karen Edelenbos.
Phone +61 450 561 349   Email info@missellaneous.com.au  facebook   Melbourne, Australia