NoFit State circus illuminate Bianco
in Edinburgh Festival and Fringe, Physical and Visual Theatre
27th April 2013
INTERVIEW: NOFIT STATE CIRCUS
Ella Parry-Davies meets pioneering contemporary circus company NoFit State to discuss their latest production Bianco. Creative producer Tom Rack, head rigger Lyndall Merry and performer Sage Cushman describe themselves as ‘ordinary people doing extraordinary things,’ and fill us in on the importance of expression, purity and accessibility to the artform, as well as the problematics of gender in performance roles. With music from the show by Fireproof Giant. Recorded at the London Roundhouse, 24 April 2013.
Putting women in places where you’d expect men to be gives a piece a whole different dynamic, and helps to give layering and depth to the show in a way that isn’t about gender separation and gender specific roles.