About the speaker
Ali Williams is founder and creative director of nofit state circus. The company is 28 years old this year and has an international reputation for creating innovative contemporary circus. In the past Ali has been a circus performer, administrator, director and she is now creative director for the company and has produced several of the company shows (ImMortal, Tabu, Parklife, &Barricade ). Ali is also Chairperson of the Circus Development Agency UK, and supports many other circus company’s and promoters in an advisory capacity. Though Ali focuses on contemporary creations she love the traditional circus lifestyle of travelling and living outdoors with a community who share a common vision. In 2013 she took a sabbatical and worked in Nepal on an anti trafficking circus project.