Moist & Soggy

Producer: Scratch Arts & Express Move Me
Writer: Timothy Christopher Ryan
Directed By: The Mighty Caesar

Wild, wet and playful, it’s circus and comedy for everyone!


Moist is a unique adults comedy and circus show that combines traditional circus acts with irreverent and edgy comedy. Featuring stunning hoop and cyr wheel performances, acrobatics, and a jaw-dropping display of strong man skills, Moist is a wild ride that will leave you laughing and gasping for more.

Soggy, on the other hand, is a family-friendly children’s comedy and circus show that features a variety of circus acts and playful comedy. Soggy is the perfect show for families with young children and audiences of all ages looking for a fun and engaging performance.

Short Reviews

Moist is campy, sensual, athletic, but most of all it is good wet fun!!! I haven’t laughed so much for a long while!
Stage Whispers
Top-tier physical comedy theatre that will entertain the most unmovable of Fringe goers. Mischievous, naughty - and very very wet!
See Do Eat Review
Apart from the obvious funny bits, there were elements of the performance that were absolutely beautiful.
Weekend Notes


Technical Information

Touring Party: 5
Bump-in Time: 4 hrs
Bump-out Time: 2 hrs
Interval: No


  • State 1 Warm front wash, left stage pink wash and right stage blue wash
  • State 2 Purple wash, left stage pink wash and right stage blue wash
  • State 3 Pink wash, left stage pink wash and right stage blue wash
  • State 4 Blue wash, left stage pink wash and right stage blue wash
  • State 5 Red wash, left stage pink wash and right stage blue wash
  • State 6 Coloured party lighting
  • State 7 Minimal warm light from directly above, from the sides or from the back
  • State 8 One dramatic light from the audience down the centre
  • State 9 House lighting


  • House speakers and sound desk with AUX input for laptop playback using QLab.
  • Hand held cordless microphone required for venues larger than 150 seats.


  • Stage Depth: 5 metres
  • Stage Width: 5 metres
  • Stage Height: 4 metres
  • Stage Flooring: Solid, non-slippery surface such as a dance floor, concrete or stage

Transport Notes

  • Car: 5 people in 1 car and 1 van with all props and costumes
  • Plane: 5 people with the majority of props in check-in luggage and some to be purchased in town

Audience & Marketing Notes

Moist will attract circus enthusiasts who appreciate the artistry, athleticism, and spectacle of traditional circus acts, comedy fans who enjoy humour that pushes boundaries, the nightlife crowd seeking an evening of entertainment, and hipster and the alternative scene who enjoy experimental and avant-garde forms of entertainment.
Soggy, being a family-friendly show, will appeal to families with young children and school groups looking for fun and interactive entertainment.

Selling Points

  • Top-tier physical comedy theatre that’s mischievous, cheeky - and very very wet!
  • Winner of Adelaide Fringe’s 2023 weekly award for circus and 2022 weekly award for theatre/physical theatre
  • Moist is campy, sensual, athletic, but most of all it is good wet fun!!! You’ll laugh more than you have in a long while!

Community Engagement

  • Adagio (partner acrobatic) workshops for all skill levels

Content Warning

Moist: Adult themes, flashing lights and loud noises




Venue Format

In the round, proscenium arch, black box, thust and hall.


60 Minutes

Available Until (from - to)



Budget & Fees

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In Development - work which will be produced and premiered in time for touring during 2022/2023. Please contact the Producer directly for Budgets and Fees.

Remount: $2200

Weekly Sell Off: $13000

Per Performance: $4500

Royalties: 0%
Apra Obligations: Per show based upon the music in the performance

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