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 NOFIT STATE CIRCUS / Image: Tabu / Photographer: Seventh Wave Creations

NOFIT STATE CIRCUS

Aerial performance|Circus|Physical/visual theatre

SIZE OF COMPANY
45 on the road

SCALE OF VENUE
Large

PERMANENT STAFF
Executive Director
Alison Woods
Creative Producer
Tom Rack
Creative Producer
Ali Williams

ARTISTIC POLICY
In collaboration with artists from other fields, Nofit State Circus creates powerful and visually stunning contemporary circus productions.

REVIEW EXTRACTS
The future of British Circus...Cirque du Soleil without the Disney and the disinfectant.
The Guardian
One of the most shake-you-head-in-disbelief beautiful things I have ever seen. And one of the most soulful.
The Scotsman
Intoxicating, tumultuous production.
The Times

CURRENT PRODUCTIONS
Tabu is a journey into the darker side of being. Inspired by Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ One Hundred Years of Solitude. Tabu digs into human nature and soars around the very things wo/man has done but cannot talk about.
The production is suitable for audiences of all ages.
100 minutes plus interval
16 performers and 29 crew, technicians, and FOH staff.
Tabu can be performed in Nofit State’s Big Top or in large promenade performance spaces.
Immortal The audience enter the extraordinary spaceship style big top and find themselves immersed in a spectacular theatrical world. The performance explodes around, above and among them in a multi-sensory feast of circus, drama, text, dance, and music.
The production is suitable for audiences of all ages.
100 minutes plus interval
20 performers and 29 crew, technicians, and FOH staff.
Immortal can be performed in Nofit State’s Big Top or in large promenade performance spaces.

WRAP-AROUND
Nofit State can provide a tailor made package of wrap around activities which can include: workshops in the tent or local schools and colleges incorporating circus skills, music, technical skills; post show discussions; participation in street parades.

RECENT INTERNATIONAL WORK
2005
Spain: Immortal
2006 Ireland, Germany, Denmark: Immortal
2007 Ireland, France: Immortal
2008 France, Portugal, Netherlands: Tabu

TOURING AVAILABILITY
1 April – 1 December every year