Leonie Mills – Founder & director of Spaghetti Circus for over 25 years
Leonie is an accomplished performer and choreographer. She has performed all over Australia, including the National Circus Festival, Woodford Festival and the Adelaide Fringe Festival. She specialises in acro balance and all aerials. Leonie is a highly skilled and experienced circus coach who holds an Advanced Coach level with Gymnastics Australia. She was a junior and senior gymnastics champion who was ranked 4th in Australia.
Alice Cadwell – General Manager
BA communications – Theatre Media.
Alice worked with Circus OZ for 10 years, filling many positions, Assistant Production Manager, Tent Production manager and Stage Manager. During her time at Circus OZ, Alice toured extensively through Australia and internationally. Touring highlights include, Hawaii, London, Austria, Europe & 42nd Street in New York and so many more.
Her favourite trick at Circus Oz was performing on the group bike with 9 other people and managing to stay on (while 6 months pregnant).
Alice has also worked for the The Famous Spiegeltent, NICA, Strunt N’ Fret Productions and Circus Monoxide. Other festival credits include Adelaide, Edinburgh, Melbourne, Sydney and so many more.
Petrina Hutchinson – Head of Circus School
After a childhood of hanging upside down and cartwheeling to the shops, Petrina has spent over 30 years motivating and coaching other people to hang and flip around. Petrina has a Bachelor of Education in Dance and Physical Education, plus a range of coaching accreditations across different styles of gymnastics; from 2005 – 2015 she worked for Gymnastics Australia managing recreational gymnastics events, programs and resources nationally. Petrina has presented coaching workshops and courses all around Australia, as well as in Brazil and South Africa.
Petrina specialises in teaching teenagers and adults. She enjoys daggy dancing and jumping off the bridge at Bruns.
Deryn Evans – Finance Manager
Registered BAS Agent, MYOB experienced, Adult Circus class participant & performer.