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Lachlan ‘Loki’ Rickus


Lachlan (Loki) Rickus has been performing in Adelaide, Australia and Internationally for over 20 years. With years of training in Ballet, Circus, Gymnastics and Musical Theatre his onstage credits include dancing the role of Fritz in The Nutcracker, The Squire in Camelot, Ensemble in Les Miserables, and in Paris: the musical playing the role of Prince Hector. Loki also workshopped and performed in the original season of the acclaimed Adelaide Fringe Festival hit Centrelink the Musical in the role of Ed.

Loki also has a strong background in circus, both performing and working with Cirkidz Youth Circus School, graduating in 2003, and since then has worked, trained and coached around Australia and overseas.

Since breaking his neck in 2006 in a training accident Loki has taken back to the stage mixing his genres to create his own Cabaret Identity. Writing and performing in acclaimed shows, Leading Ladies for the Adelaide Cabaret Fringe Festival, 800 Shades of Beige: The Soundtrack to my life and “8” by Loki Rickus presented by and for Adelaide Feast Festival. He has also performed in acclaimed productions like William the Great with Bête De Cirque, Adelaide Fringe four-star production FML: The Show, and Tom Waits for No Man at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. He’s also featured in more burlesque and cabaret-focussed productions including the debaucherous After Hours Cabaret Club, the unique Brunswick Picture House Cheeky Cabaret in Sydney, and also Rueben Kaye’s late-night show, The Kaye Hole, amongst many others.

Loki is one of The Fair Ground Project‘s founding members, TFGP was founded to create a safe and accessible professional training platform for Circus and Physical Theatre artists with a disability to work in an integrated setting.

Off stage Loki works as a Disability and Accessibility advocate and consultant in both the Arts and wider sectors.  Loki has sat on the Circus and Physical Theatre advisory panel for Sydney Festival, is a current member of Theatre Network Australia’s Circus and Physical Theatre advisory panel and is passionate about accessibility in all art forms for both participants and audiences.


A person in a wheelchair is tipped sideways on a stage surrounded by people reaching for them. The lighting is moody in blue and red.