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Inclusive Casting Callout for Splash! – Apply by Wed 21 Nov

Extraordinary Bodies is casting for a brand-new show, Splash! The show is commissioned by The Mighty Creatives and the Splash! Consortium, Extraordinary Bodies and Diverse City. You can find out more about the project by watching the short video below. Splash! will be an outdoor, sensory, visual performance, inspired by themes of water, buoyancy and … Continued

Inclusive Audition Call Out: 6th / 7th November, Bristol

Inclusive Audition Call Out: 6th / 7th November, Bristol

  Following a successful summer tour of our latest show ‘What am I Worth?’, we are holding auditions for projects and future shows from 2019 onwards. We are looking for exceptional D/deaf, disabled and BAME circus artists, actors and dancers based in UK. Auditions will be on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th November. Audition Venue … Continued

‘What Am I Worth?’ comes to London’s National Theatre Riverstage Festival

‘What Am I Worth?’ comes to London’s National Theatre Riverstage Festival

This weekend Extraordinary Bodies complete their 2018 UK Tour of ‘What Am I Worth?’ at London’s National Theatre Riverstage Festival. In collaboration with London Borough of Southwark and working with the National Youth Theatre, Extraordinary Bodies will take to the stage on August 10th and 11th. The National Theatre Riverstage Festival is the National Theatre’s free outdoor festival, held … Continued

‘What am I Worth?’ at The Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018

‘What am I Worth?’ at The Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018

Our new outdoor show ‘What am I Worth?’ is now half way through its tour for this year and has been very well received so far. “Extraordinary by name and extraordinary by nature. The company’s new Piece ‘What Am I Worth?’ was performed as part of The Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018 Cultural Programme. It … Continued

‘What Am I Worth?’ Carlow Premiere: A reflection by John Kelly

‘What Am I Worth?’ Carlow Premiere: A reflection by John Kelly

Extraordinary Bodies’ groundbreaking new show ‘What Am I Worth?’ premiered at Carlow Arts Festival in Ireland on 9th June 2018. Musician, cast member and proud Irishman, John Kelly, reflects on their time there. To be honest it’s going to be hard to sum up in a few paragraphs the whole experience of launching a ‘World … Continued

‘What Am I Worth?’ The Making of: A blog post by Jamie Beddard

‘What Am I Worth?’ The Making of: A blog post by Jamie Beddard

Co-Artistic Director of Diverse City, and Extraordinary Bodies Artist & Creative Team member Jamie Beddard has written a beautifully considered piece that finds parallels between Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp and the making of ‘What Am I Worth?’ “The hangars of Newbury 101 are a hive of activity, as Extraordinary Bodies continue the journey and development of their … Continued

What Am I Worth? Casting Announcement

What Am I Worth? Casting Announcement

We are incredibly excited to announce the exceptional cast of our groundbreaking new show What Am I Worth? Made up of seven extraordinary artists from across the world including the US, Germany, Ireland and the UK, ‘What am I Worth?’ is a show that shines a light on each of these artists, telling their stories … Continued

New bespoke build for What Am I Worth?

New bespoke build for What Am I Worth?

We’re not going to give away too much at this stage but the bespoke structure for our upcoming show What Am I Worth? has been built, and this week we have been down at the Invisible Circus space in Bristol having our first play… we can’t wait to see what we can create! Next week we … Continued

Our journey of Creative Explorations comes to an end

Our journey of Creative Explorations comes to an end

We have now completed all 10 of our Creative Explorations around the UK and Ireland asking the question ‘What Am I Worth?’. We worked closely with about 150 people, disabled, non-disabled, young and old, who opened up and allowed us into their worlds. We played and experimented with circus skills, theatre, writing and music all … Continued

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Check out these photos our Co-Artistic Director Billy Alwen took of our last Splash! performance at Attenborough Nature Reserve Nottingham Playhouse ⚓️

Next shows:
Gainsborough School, September 19 - 21
Derby Festé, September 27 - 28: www.derbyfeste.com

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This is our friend Leitch Drums in the background rocking it on the tambourine! 🥁

Big congrats on playing at Glastonbury Festival (official) with Paraorchestra & Friends Jonny 👏🏻 Looking forward to seeing you perform at Bristol Harbour Festival in Cirque Bijou's Circus Playground next week with Tilly 🎪

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    Check out these photos our Co-Artistic Director Billy Alwen took of our last Splash! performance at @AttenboroughNR… https://t.co/T3xfVSpXmK

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    Our friend @LeitchDrums rocking it on the tambourine at @GlastoFest with @Paraorchestra last week 🥁 👏🏻 Looking for… https://t.co/c0sJQhvm1q

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    RT @MightyCreatives: Thanks for joining in this weekend for the second stop on the Splash! tour in Northampton. Flo's adventures continue n…

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    Prepare for a big Splash! at the beautiful @AttenboroughNR next Friday, Saturday & Sunday ⚓ Our new sensory perform… https://t.co/1OFsJS3eZh

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    Here's Puppet Flo making friends with young audiences members in Northampton last week. Splash! continues its tour… https://t.co/caZaIN5hmw

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