Asking for Trouble makes theatre that challenges audiences to be brave, playful and generous.



Founded by Christy Flaws and Luke O’Connor, Asking for Trouble inspires people to laugh, ask questions and put themselves at the centre of their creation. A multi-award winning theatre company using circus, physical theatre and clown to make ambitious, high quality, touring work for young people and their families. Based in Clunes, Asking for Trouble have strong relationships in regional Victoria and have performed seasons in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, regional Australia, The Netherlands, New Zealand and the UK. Over the last 12 years Christy and Luke have facilitated workshops and directed community shows using Circus and Physical theatre independently and for a variety of organisations including Circus Oz, Westside Circus, The Womens Circus and Footscray Community Arts Centre and the Fairfax festival.




Collaborating Artists

Asking for Trouble collaborates with an awesome group of artists.

Ailsa Wild- Author & Circus Performer

Ania Reynolds- Sound Designer

Kate Kantor- Clown, Director

Anni Davey- Circus Performer & Director

Biddy Connor- Musician, Composer, Arranger

John Hall- Metal artist & Designer

Tim Elliot- Designer & Engineer

Gavin Roberts- Metal Sculptor

Rebecca Russell & Ken Evans (RUSSELL : EVANS)

Chris Bennett- Film Maker