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 … Continue reading Watch Video: Circus Oz Residency

Join our extraordinary team!

Thanks to major funding from Arts Council England’s Ambitions for Excellence programme, Extraordinary Bodies is at the beginning of an exciting and multi-stranded two year plan of work.  We are looking for an ambitious, resourceful and strategic arts professional to join us to help deliver the project and help Cirque Bijou and partners Diverse City steer Extraordinary … Continue reading Join our extraordinary team!

Download the Weighting Soundtrack

The stunning original soundtrack from our show Weighting is now available to download! In return for a suggested donation you’ll be able to experience the music before you see the show in Bristol on 17th and 18th September.  You’ll also be supporting Extraordinary Bodies in our vision to become the national integrated circus company in the … Continue reading Download the Weighting Soundtrack

Extraordinary Bodies awarded major Arts Council funding!

We are absolutely over the moon to announce that Extraordinary Bodies in partnership with Cirque Bijou & Diverse City has been awarded £719,322 from Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence programme! The award will support our vision of becoming the national integrated circus company of the UK, based in the South West, enabling us to develop and produce an … Continue reading Extraordinary Bodies awarded major Arts Council funding!

A collaborative performance with The British Paraorchestra

Members of Extraordinary Bodies and EBYA had the wonderful opportunity of collaborating with The British Paraorchestra at Colston Hall, Bristol in association with Bristol Plays Music. The British Paraorchestra is the world’s first professional ensemble of disabled musicians, founded by British conductor Charles Hazlewood. The performance was a partly improvised, explorative piece responding to the piece … Continue reading A collaborative performance with The British Paraorchestra

Weighting is coming to Bristol!

Something extraordinary is happening in Bristol… Weighting is coming to Castle Park, Bristol on 17th & 18th September 2016! Watch the promo video and keep an eye on our website for more info… Weighting is part of ‘Doing Things Differently’ presented by Bristol City Council & Diverse City in association with Bristol Plays Music and … Continue reading Weighting is coming to Bristol!

Tickets available for Extraordinary Bodies & The British Paraorchestra

     Artists David Ellington, Karina Jones and Helen Orford from Extraordinary Bodies join The British Paraorchestra to present an uplifting integrated circus performance for BBC Music Day in Bristol on June 3rd 2016 “The combined effect of The British Paraorchestra and Extraordinary Bodies playing In C will be cathartic, uplifting and engulfing” TICKETS AND MORE … Continue reading Tickets available for Extraordinary Bodies & The British Paraorchestra

Meet the new Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists 2016!

We are pleased to introduce the new artists in our extraordinary training company where Every Body performs. Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists are an integrated group of emerging artists aged 15-25 who train & rehearse weekly in performance and aerial circus skills, and participate in guest workshops with guest artists. Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists have performed … Continue reading Meet the new Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists 2016!