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A Residency at the National Theatre

A Residency at the National Theatre

National Theatre has invited Extraordinary Bodies to explore narrative ideas for our new show What Am I Worth? in a week long residency with their New Work Department. October 2nd – 6th 2017. Throughout 2017 we have been travelling the country gathering stories from marginalised communities in response to the question ‘What Am I Worth?’. Our … Continued

Free Seminar: Inclusive Circus Practice 26th October 2017

Free Seminar: Inclusive Circus Practice 26th October 2017

26th October 2017 12.30 – 6pm St Pauls Learning Centre, 94 Grosvenor Rd, Bristol BS2 8XJ Free Extraordinary Bodies in partnership with Bristol Circus City (BCC) preset a free seminar on Inclusive Circus Practice. The day includes an opportunity to: Hear about current best practice Participate in a panel discussion Take part in ‘An introduction … Continued

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

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WOW! A photo of Dergin Tokmak performing in "What Am I Worth?" at Glasgow's Merchant City Festival during our summer tour was featured in Arts Council England's #CreativeCase official diversity report! 🤩

Read the report here: www.artscouncil.org.uk/sites/default/files/download-file/Diversity_report_1718_hi-resV3.pdf

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Publication © Arts Council England

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