About Gamo Circus School
Who we are
The Gamo Circus School concept has grown from the unique vision, skills and experience of its founder, Ethiopian-Australian circus performer, Sosina Wogayehu.
— Our Mission
To be an appropriately resourced local cultural organization committed to empowering young Ethiopian performers and creating a vibrant ongoing touring organization will directly address these needs, and make a vital and ongoing contribution to Ethiopian physical Culture.
— Our Vision
To Be Ethiopia’s leading center for the support and development of Circus, Theatre by providing Academic and practical training creative opportunities as well as sector for leader ship.
— Our Ambition
To run a world class academy for Circus ,theatre and General education.To provide a high quality creative center for Circus and theatre.
RECIPIENT OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA MEDAL
2016 – Australian Circus Industry Awards, International Philanthropy Award
2013 – Awarded for the most influencial African Australian of the year Award At Parliament house Canberra
2011 – Nominee for Help man Award For the performance of Carnival of Mistress
2007 – Nominee for Australian of the Year Award
2004 – Finalist for Young Australian of the Year Award (Victoria) (3700 nominees throughout Australia)
2003 – Circus Princess People’s Choice Award (Stockholm)
2003 – First Australian ever to be invited to the Circus Princess competition