In 2010 thirteen young Nepalese people who had been rescued from trafficking and the streets turned to contemporary circus to build their self-esteem and to chart a path out of stigmatism and poverty.
Circus Kathmandu presents a distinct fusion of circus, theatre, dance and cutting edge art forms to create an exciting form of entertainment. The original, beautiful and spectacular works presents some of Nepal’s greatest talent both domestically and internationally.
Circus Kathmandu powerfully demonstrates ethical, creative and entrepreneurial alternatives. Our model creates real life, inspiring success stories, helping young people to take control of their own lives and to also become human rights advocates.