The Princess and the Chickpea is an exciting new collaboration between Nutkhut and Ali Williams Productions. We aim to co-create a medium scale outdoor family performance, using five BAME (South Asian) circus and Dance performers to tell the classic fairy tale Princess and the (Chick) Pea through the medium of storytelling/Indian dance and circus. Following […]


Founded in 2010, Circus Kathmandu is Nepal’s first and most talent-rich contemporary circus company and one of the nation’s most unique social enterprises. In 2013 producer Ali Williams spent a year working as the Creative Director of Circus Kathmandu. Circus Kathmandu was a group of 13 young men and women who all were rescued from […]


A strong and heart-warming performance about rescued child slaves from Indian traditional circus. This performance is inspired by the lives and destiny of our performers Renu and Aman experiences as child circus slaves in India. It also highlights the story of other Nepalese children being trafficked into slavery in Indian traditional circus. From 2002, when […]


Motionhouse and NoFit State Circus bring together their unique styles in BLOCK – an exciting new collaboration. Twenty oversized blocks are deconstructed and reformed into an infinite variety of shapes for the performers to play on, move with and explore. What happens when dance and circus collide? When they converge, rub against each other, blend into […]


Distilled from the journey of Parklife, Barricade & Parklife Pod and with live direction from Orit Azaz, Open House is an immersive, ever-evolving large-scale circus theatre installation where anything can happen and everything becomes an excuse for performance and play. Flowing through the town, setting up in a city square, unfolding washing lines, flags, umbrellas […]


A spectacular night-time performance for audiences of 2000 – 8000, inspired by the Chinese proverb “When the wind rises, some people build walls; others build windmills.” A wind is rising.  In the city people are building a barricade to defend themselves from the storm. They hurry to bring tyres and ladders in impossible volumes. The […]


Commissioned by the Without Walls network of 7 major arts festivals in the UK, which engaged audiences as participants and celebrated high skill amateurs and community groups alongside world class circus professionals; NoFit State hurled the tent off its circus to unleash a fiesta of invention, spectacle and creative collision. Parklife reinvented what is possible […]


The circus rolled into towns across the country when NoFit State circus hit the road with Parklife Pod. With a collection of newly commissioned caravans and trucks in tow, the aim was to replicate the energy and spectacle of Parklife on a smaller scale in public spaces across the UK. Our eye-catching NoFit State caravans […]


The new spaceship tent takes off on its first UK tour. Immortal -Coming out Alive, Following on from 3 large scale community warehouse projects and having developed a new theatrical language for circus, nofitstate tours the UK with a mixture of professionals, emerging artists and trainees


Sci Circus began life as Ali’s real live business plan written while she was studying Arts Management at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Working in collaboration with Gaz Smith a freelance science communicator and long term friend of the company they decided to create a Science Circus for the blue tent with the […]