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Inclusive Audition Call Out: 18/19th September, London

Inclusive Audition Call Out: 18/19th September, London

18th/19th September 2017 Extraordinary Bodies are holding inclusive auditions with up to 10 other performance companies so that all companies can see performers skilled in circus, dance or physical theatre. We are especially interested in exceptional D/deaf & disabled & BAME performers. Companies confirmed so far: Acrojou, Cirque Bijou, Extraordinary Bodies, Diverse City, Graeae, Lighthouse … Continued

Help Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists tour their new show ‘Becoming’

Help Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists tour their new show ‘Becoming’

Our Extraordinary Bodies young company, EBYA, made up of disabled and non-disabled young performers have been busy devising their new show ‘Becoming’ and they want your help to bring their show to audiences across the South West. Read more about the project, watch their video and pledge your support by visiting: www.crowdfunder.co.uk/diversecity-ebya EBYA is run in … Continued

Our Journey so Far…

Our Journey so Far…

As part of our new project ‘What Am I Worth’, we have now held Creative Explorations in four locations across England and Ireland. We have met and worked with a incredible range of people, who have openly shared their stories and experiences, and have thrown themselves in physically and creatively to our workshops. We are … Continued

Creative Explorations: Theatre Royal Plymouth

Creative Explorations: Theatre Royal Plymouth

In partnership with Funky Llama, Extraordinary Bodies held a 4 day Creative Exploration residency at Theatre Royal Plymouth, 18th – 21st April 2017. Participants came from two local community programmes associated with Theatre Royal Plymouth, Funky Llama and Our Space. Funky Llama creates innovative events and provides creative support for adults with disabilities, and Our … Continued

Claire & Jamie speak at No Boundaries 2017

Claire & Jamie speak at No Boundaries 2017

Artistic Director Claire and Lead Artist Jamie went up to Hull to deliver a propelling talk about inclusivity in the arts at No Boundaries 2017. No Boundaries is an arts industry conference that provides a platform to explore new ideas and concepts that respond to political, social and economic developments in the world. “As artists we … Continued

Our new project begins

Our new project begins

We are excited to be starting work on our brand new show for 2018. With thanks to our Ambition for Excellence funding, we will be travelling to 10 different locations across the UK and Northern Ireland, in search of stories of life, value and society in 2017. These Creative Exploration residencies are presented as fully accessible and inclusive … Continued

Join our team: Assistant Producer (participation)

Join our team: Assistant Producer (participation)

We are seeking an Assistant Producer to manage and deliver a UK and Ireland wide series of Community Creative Explorations. These are circus, theatre and music sessions run by the company, working with different groups from 10 locations. These groups will vary and all will have a mix of people such as community members, marginalised … Continued

Watch Video: Circus Oz Residency

Watch Video: Circus Oz Residency

A team of 15 Extraordinary Bodies joined an extraordinary company of artists at Circus Oz in Melbourne for a 7 day Creative Residency in December. Asking ourselves #WhatAmIWorth? as a starting point this was a journey of discovery, experimentation and collaboration, and the first step in our new project, funded through Arts Council England‘s ‘Ambition … Continued

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    We're auditioning D/deaf disabled & BAME artists with 14 companies incl: @NationalTheatre @AlexOckhams @graeae more… https://t.co/TflueK5YcX

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    RT @MovingTellers: An excellent opportunity from @Ex_Bodies for performers interested in physical theatre, circus & dance: https://t.co/UVG

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    RT @peckhamfestival: Great to meet @HighshoreSchool today to talk about a very exciting project with @Ex_Bodies and @peckhamfestival! Watch…

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    RT @diversecity1: #libertyfestival what a great day @Ex_Bodies @Paraorchestra @ShapeArts @rockinpaddy https://t.co/McAPKCDElR

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    RT @LDN_pressoffice: The UK's largest outdoor showcase of Deaf & disabled artists #LibertyLDN returns to @noordinarypark on Saturday - FREE…

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