Therese Ann Cook, the owner of The Arcade Circus, has been charged with 43 offences of physical and sexual abuse.
Details of the depraved rape and sexual assaults carried out on children by four adults in the New South Wales circus school case have been revealed.
The charges include both males and females having sex with boys under the age of eight, while others filmed the depraved acts, according to documents supplied at Penrith Local Court.
Some of the charges related to children as young as three and seven.
On one occasion, at Katoomba in April 2016, the 58-year-old accused female circus boss allegedly choked one of the young boy victims in order to sexually assault him.
The woman's 52-year-old brother is accused of filming a teenage male having sex with the young boy and another person, the documents allege.
The brother is also accused of being in the company of his sister while she had sex with one of the young boy victims.
A 29-year-old woman, understood to be the daughter of the 58-year-old circus boss, is charged with sexual assault of one of the boys in the company of her mother after the younger woman deprived the boy of his liberty before the assault.
All the offences listed in the court documents occurred between 2014 and 2016 at Parramatta and Leura, Lawson, Katoomba and Mt Victoria in the Blue Mountains.
Therese Ann Cook, the circus matriarch is charged with 43 offences, her brother with five offences, the 29 year old with eight offences and a 26-year-old woman with 13 charges.
The charges against the 58-year-old circus boss include sexual intercourse without consent of a person under ten years old, indecent assault, deprive liberty, aggravated sexual assault in company and choke a person with intent to committing sexual assault.
A total of seven people all linked with a Blue Mountains circus school have been charged with 127 alleged counts of ongoing sexual and physical abuse of three young boys over a two year period.
It is also alleged the young boys were used to create child pornography.
Police have confirmed to Fairfax Media that those charged with the claimed offences include four women, two men and a teenage girl.
The three boys who are said to have suffered the abuse were all under the age of eight.
The 58-year-old owner of the Katoomba based Circus school has been charged with a total of 43 offences including sexual intercourse with a child under 10.
She and four others who were charged with equally shocking offences (including the production of child pornography) were refused bail.
All of the offenders are facing court this week.
The victims were all younger than eight were abused by at least five women and two men, a court was told.
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