My story

At the core of what I do I am an artist and entertainer focused on the vaudeville clown and variety theatre. I find myself sitting on the boundary of cabaret, circus, sideshow and variety. I have an inexplicable passion for the art and the skills involved in Vaudeville, probably stemming from my early childhood musical theatre days.

 

As a teenager I decided that circus, and in particular salon juggling and slapstick, was what I wanted to pursue and despite being told on numerous occasions not to bother, as Vaudeville was dead, I persisted. I set out to search Australia and the world for teachers. I had to convince many of these masters that I was worthy of these skills, which in turn enabled the tradition to live on. Because of this I almost feel like a conservationist.

 

I have been working in the corporate sector and festival circuit around Australia and overseas since completing my studies at both Circo Arts in 2003 and NICA in 2005. No matter what or where I’m performing I take great pride in my work but also like to keep a larrikin attitude with my tongue planted firmly in my cheek. 

 

Having acquired a high level of skill in salon juggling, object manipulation, clown, happy cooks/plate spinning, slapstick and mime. It has not been at the expense of multiskilling in other areas of circus arts. I studied Chinese Pole, teeterboard, Russian swing, acrobatics and acro-balance whilst undertaking tertiary circus education from both Russian and Chinese trainers. I have continued using many of these skills in my current cabaret work. Other areas of professional development include theatre, Laban, View Points, Suzuki and improvisation.

 

I have also worked in ensemble shows collaborating and innovating within a group environment. I have also had extensive experience performing and working with live music and musicians. 

CV

Circus CV

Daniel Gorski

 

E-MAIL: 

mrdanielgorski@yahoo.com 

DATE OF BIRTH:

11 November 1982

 

Skills:

 

25 years performance and theatre experience.

 

Juggling:

5 balls toss and bounce, 5 clubs, club passing 7

1 to 5 Hat juggling,

Hat and cigar.

Contact juggling head rolls,

Cigar boxes

Tumbling, acrobatics and slap-stick table slide

Stilt walking and character play.

Theatre, contact improvisation, mime, character.

Vaudeville & Variety skills;

Routines: Spinning plates, hat manipulation and hats and cigar balancing, Pool Hall, Cigar Boxes.

 

Hats: https: https://vimeo.com/231176333

Pool Hall: https://vimeo.com/237996797

Performance Experience:

Contracted and Ensemble Work:

 

La Soireé - Port Douglas Carnival 2017

Funatorium: The Mad Hatter's Tea Party - Sydney Opera House production 2017 

Strut & Fret corporate cabaret. Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane. Commonwealth Bank. 

"The Gremlins" Bent Schematic Brisbane Anywhere Festival 2016 

“Giggle’n’Hoot and Friends” ‘Live Nation Australian regional tour’

“Hoopla Doopla” ABC/CCTV kids tv show, character-‘Jango’.

“Hoopla Doopla” ABC TV Pilot

Banks town sports club “El Circo Rouge” 2012

Rooty Hill RSL “El Circo Rouge” 2012, 2013

CHPRSL “El Circo Rouge” 2011 3-month season

P&O Pacific Sun. regular guest entertainer.

Circa NICA ‘Circus of Spin’ 2010

Science Works school holiday show

‘The Agency’ Sticky Planet Productions 2009

Limburg Festival Tour.

CIRCA presents "31 circus acts in 30 min"

Jan 09 state library Brisbane.

CIRCA presents "Eggcenticus"

Easter Show 09 Brisbane Queen St Mall

‘The Agency’ Sticky Planet Productions

Tour to Canal city Fukuoka Japan

‘Melbourne Commonwealth Games 2006’

Athletes village Performer

Sticky Planet Productions ‘Spaced Out Tourist’

‘Paco Festival Geelong’

Sticky Planet Productions ‘Chess Pieces’

‘Blood Makes Noise’ Melbourne season & American Tour

Sky-works tour to Baltimore

Kraft USA Television commercial

Queenstown NZ Juggler, acrobat, person at play. 12 month Contract 2006

Cabaret:

 

La Soireé - Port Douglas Carnival 2017

Brunswick Picture House 'Cheeky Cabaret'  

Splentour in the Grass 2016

Spectrum Now Festival 2016. 

Slide Lounge, ElCirco, ElCirco Blanc/Rouge, Gin Mill Social.  

Dinner theatre circus show Resident Performer.  

Gangsters Ball 2012, 2014

“Bat-Man Follies” The Vanguard

Pop Set “Decadance” South Sydney Junior Rugby League Club

W-I-N-N-E-R...“Best Dance Production”...2012 ACE Awards

CHPRSL “El Circo Rouge” 3 month season Slide “El, Circo Cabaret”

Bohemian Masquerade ball

“Velvet Affair”

‘Red Bennies Cabaret’ "An Awefull Lot of Vaudeville" 

Fringe Bar Brisbane Burlesque Competition Winners ‘Yorgy & Gørski’

“Hey Buddy have you got a dime”

Antwerp Cabaret

Tasmania Circus Festival ‘Tiny Top’

Festivals:

Joondalup Festival, Western Australia 2018

Festivale, Tasmania 2018

KISS Arts Festival Kiama 2017. 

Adelaide Fringe Festival- The Little Palais - Garden or Unearthly Delights 2017

The Vaude-Villainous Mr.Gørski 45 min show 

Perth Fringe World 2016

Adeliade Fringe Festival 2016 

Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015
Woodford Folk Festival 2014-15

“Mr.Gørski” 30 min show

Sydney Children’s Festival 2014

“Mr.Gørski” 15 min show

Hoopla Festival 2014

“Mr.Gørski” 15 min show

Viva La Gong 2014

“Mr.Gørski” 15 min show.

“Annual Porchetta Day” – Gunnedah 2013

“Australian Burlesque Festival” 2011-2012

Chinese New Year Crown Casino 2012

“Street performing”

Melbourne Fringe Festival 2011

“An Awful lot of Vaudeville”

Sydney Fringe Festival 2011.

“Pink Slipper Club”

Adelaide Fringe Festival 2011

“Gluttony” ‘Noir Revue’ & ‘ Adventure Hour’

Melbourne Fringe Festival 2010

“Burlesque through the eyes of Minsky Malone”

Sydney Fringe Festival 2010

“Vari-a-tease!” New Town Theatre, Sold out season.

Adelaide Fringe Festival 2010

‘Vari-a-tease!’ Holden St Theatre

‘Brisbane Festival 2009’

Including: Strut ‘n’ Fret‘ Carnival’s Edge’ Kids Cabaret

‘Under the Radar’

Street Feats ‘Yorgy & Gørski’ Street Show

Brisbane Ekka ‘Yorgy & Gørski’ Aerial Angels, Government Pavilion stage.

‘The Agency’ Sticky Planet Productions 2009

Limburg Festival Tour.