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Circa’s internationally-renowned ensemble joins with a local cast of circus performers, dancers and young people for a world premiere circus event.

The art of circus is taken in an exciting new direction as 36 performers hang from a grid suspended in the air and propel themselves across the stage, tumbling, balancing and soaring together. The dramatic power and extreme skill of Circa’s trademark acrobatics thrillingly expose the tension between the mass and the individual in this epic theatrical event that is at once deeply moving and physically stunning.

In these complex times, Leviathan offers hope by celebrating what can be achieved when we work together. This action-packed show connects the local with the global and the emerging with the visionary and genuinely pushes boundaries in a powerful new circus production.


World premiere Perth Festival, Australia 2020
Performers 36
Duration 85 minutes
Touring Perth 2020


Created by Yaron Lifschitz
With the Circa Ensemble and participating artists
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Major Festivals Initiative, managed by the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, in association with the Confederation of Australian International Arts Festivals Inc, Brisbane Festival, Perth Festival, La Strada Graz Festival and Stanford Live.

Direction Yaron Lifschitz
Stage and Costume Design Marg Horwell
Associate Design Libby McDonnell
Lighting Design Amelia Lever-Davidson
Technical Director Jason Organ
Producer Danielle Kellie

International representation
Shaun Comerford / Circa Commercial Projects
Antonin Coutouly / Book Your Show France
Wolfgang Hoffmann / Aurora Nova Worldwide booking & coordination
Danielle Kellie / Circa Australia & New Zealand
Yaron Lifschitz / Circa New creations & big dreams
Allen Moon / David Lieberman Artists’ Representatives USA, Canada, Central & South America

Circa acknowledges the assistance of the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body and the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.



Tour Dates

Past Dates

Date City Venue
26th February - 1st March 2020 Perth, Australia Perth Festival