Past Shows

Since 1986 NoFit State Circus has produced a wide range of performances, from street shows to touring tent shows, site-specific performances in warehouses to large-scale community pieces. Explore them below.


2018 - 2022 | Lexicon premiered as part of the 250th anniversary of modern circus. It marked the move from promenade to seated performance style for NoFit State and performed in Australia and extensively across Europe.

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2012 - 2017 | Bianco became NoFit State's longest-running and most successful large-scale production with premieres in Australia, China and the US - winning awards, prizes and critical acclaim along the way.

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Open house

2014 - 2015 | Directed by 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.

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2008 - 2010 | Tabú is a trilogy exploring fear as the most common yet the most unspoken of taboos. Have you ever experienced fear - that feeling that simply holds you back from doing something, that grips you like a vice or even takes you over and shakes you like a hollowed building? And - could you ever imagine that recognising fear could produce the most explosive and joyously infectious celebration of life?

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2013 - 2015 | In a sea of irreverent chaos and a world of knots, wires and spaghetti, Noodles is the surreal journey of five quirky characters and their relationship with the stringy food staple.

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2012 | A wind is rising. People are building a barricade to defend themselves from the storm. They hurry to bring tyres and ladders in impossible volumes.

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2009 - 2010 | Parklife brought an impressive aerial playground to the public and embarked upon a creative journey before their very eyes.

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Mundo Paralelo

2011 - 2012 | Mundo Paralelo was a co-production with National Theatre Wales, Theatre Tattoo and the Torch Theatre.

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Taking the Air

2014 | Taking the Air is an explosion of circus when you least expect it. A cacophony of colour. A spectacle of sound.

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