Acts and Shows

CK’s performances are extraordinary displays of contemporary circus: breath-taking acts and creative and effortless ensemble work. Our performances elevate events by capturing the hearts and minds of audiences and taking them on an enthralling journey. We can present our existing beautiful and dynamic acts and shows or design and choreograph custom-made or themed work.

There are two versions available of all current shows: one involving aerial skills (harness, hoop, silks), and the other is floor-based and requires no rigging. All shows are set against unique soundscape inspired by traditional Nepali and international music.

Aerial Acts

Drawing on the enriching spirit of Nepal: witness the beauty and strength.

There’s nothing more spectacular than a performance high above the crowd. Our captivating aerialists specialize in lyra / hoop, silks, straps, corde lisse and trapeze to enthral audiences and leave them cheering for more! Please speak to our team about venue requirements for aerial rigging. A portable aerial rig is available for rent if needed

Ground-based acts

Extraordinary acrobatics, hula and meteors: strength, fluidity and energy.

From spectacular lifts, balances and human pyramids to high-energy tumbling and parkour our choreographed ground-based acts are a sure-fire way to add the ‘wow’ factor and spectacle to any production. Solo, duos or group performers dazzle with astonishing athleticism, energy and focus.

From visual illusions to feats of coordination and concentration with hula hoops, fire sticks, poi, juggling and more. Our artists can safely use fire props and LED-based light props. Please speak to our team about venue requirements for fire-based performances.


Ground or aerial contemporary circus: breath taking skills and atmosphere

The Circus Show

High-end entertainment full of daring feats and exquisite skills.

Swatantrata (Freedom)

Swatantrata explores the theme of freedom through physical circus specialties and exceptional choreography.


Saturate is the creative combination of circus acts and technology – a  dramatic visual experience! This show is increasingly in demand for corporate events and perfect for experiential marketing.


Swagatam, described by the press as ‘astounding’, is an extraordinary piece of contemporary circus. Performed to standing ovations at the world-famous Glastonbury Festival in the UK, this ensemble work is hauntingly beautiful. It was uniquely co-created by the performers, several visiting directors and on a circus retreat in Norway. The piece draws on the performers’ stories and features the colourful and sometimes comical aspects of Nepal, abstractly captured through a rich and diverse physical landscape alongside sounds captured from the real-life happenings of Kathmandu. This piece has also been performed with Nepal’s celebrated band, Katumba.

There are two versions available of all shows:
one incorporates aerial skills (harness, hoop, silks), the other is floor based, requiring no rigging.

Full shows with aerial: 45 minutes

Ground based show: 30 minutes

Length of performance: 10 minutes to 1 hour.

[Nb. aerial show requires load bearing rigging points and a rigger. Circus Kathmandu will provide a rigger]

Bespoke Special Events

Over the years, Circus Kathmandu has redefined the boundaries of circus arts and live entertainment in Nepal. We work with clients to conceive, design and produce a wide range of unique experiences and prestigious upscale events for an exclusive clientele.

From a single artistic performance to turn key event solutions, CK adapts to each clients’ requirements providing world-class entertainment and transforming each event into a unique and memorable experience. No event is too big or too small.
These unique events include:

– Corporate and festival events
– Product launches & advertising
– Private parties (weddings / birthdays)
– Fashion and trade shows

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