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Creating our brand new show Splash!

Creating our brand new show Splash!

Billy Alwen, Co-Director of Splash! alongside Diverse City’s Jamie Beddard, shares his story, recalling the first creative development week back in January. It’s Monday morning in January, we are in the Curve Theatre’s spacious rehearsal room on the second floor above the main stage and we are about to start the creative development of a … Continued

What Am I Worth? Indoor Creation Week

What Am I Worth? Indoor Creation Week

We had a great time in Bristol last week as What Am I Worth? went back in to the rehearsal room. Starting life as an indoor show we brought together original cast members with new artists to explore what the show might look like indoors for a tour in 2020. Working with Lighting Designer James … Continued

Extraordinary Bodies and Paraorchestra mesmerise audiences in Birmingham

Extraordinary Bodies and Paraorchestra mesmerise audiences in Birmingham

On 27th February Extraordinary Bodies once again joined forces with The British Paraorchestra, to collaborate on a completely unique and mesmerising performance of Terry Riley’s In C, at Birmingham’s Town Hall.  Claire Hodgson, Co-Artistic Director of Extraordinary Bodies shared her thoughts on the evening: “It was a magical night in Birmingham town hall . It was fully … Continued

FestWest – South West Symposium

FestWest – South West Symposium

Extraordinary Bodies Executive Producer Claire Teasdale will be speaking at the FestWest South West Symposium taking place at Salisbury Arts Centre on Thursday 28 February. Artists and Industry professionals are coming together from across the South West and beyond to explore making work across art forms, where the dance, theatre and circus sectors meet and … Continued

Splash! Creative Week

Splash! Creative Week

We had great fun at the Leicester Curve last week creatively exploring our new show Splash! We explored the ideas of sinking and floating as well as learning how to let go and how to make your place in the world, working with story, puppetry, dance, theatre and new design ideas. Inspired by the rivers … Continued

A unique collaboration between Extraordinary Bodies & the British Paraorchestra and Friends

A unique collaboration between Extraordinary Bodies & the British Paraorchestra and Friends

This is not a concert, this is a happening. Extraordinary Bodies collaborates with the British Paraorchestra and Friends on a unique one-off performance of Terry Riley’s ‘In C’ at Birmingham Town Hall and Symphony Hall on Wednesday 27 February. With semi-improvised movement, aerial flying and physical theatre, Terry Riley’s minimalist masterpiece In C is reimagined as the … Continued

Extraordinary Bodies on BBC 4 Documentary

Extraordinary Bodies on BBC 4 Documentary

On Sunday 9 December Extraordinary Bodies hit the small screen as we featured in Daredevils and Divas: A Night at the Circus, a documentary celebrating 250 years of modern circus. The programme explored power and versatility of circus: From the traditional to the contemporary right through to emerging artists and companies like Extraordinary Bodies. Our … Continued

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

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Tickets for Splash! are now on sale on Royal & Derngate's website 🎟 We'll be having 4 performances at University of Northampton's Waterside Campus in June.

Splash! is a beautiful story following Flo, a young girl diving into a fearless journey of discovery. Immerse yourself in her mysterious underwater world as she meets new characters and faces new challenges, learning about growing up, family and independence along the way.

Splash! is commissioned by the East Midlands Splash! consortium, led by The Mighty Creatives and presented by Extraordinary Bodies.
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    Have a sneak peek into the making of Splash! on our website 💧 Splash! is a new sensory performance coming to the Ea… https://t.co/mTNgQ4jCFt

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    @cirquebijou is looking for a Senior Producer! This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join the team in a crucia… https://t.co/0yQDnP7UcA

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    RT @Milton1000Lopes: Billy Alwen talking about the R&D of the next @Ex_Bodies show#splash that I am involved in :) #cicus #disability #acto

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    📣 TICKETS ON SALE 📣 The first dates for our new immersive sensory performance commissioned by the Splash! consortiu… https://t.co/v4sg4lFvwM

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    "An exciting outdoor show with a simple message at its heart. We can all challenge ourselves, take new risks & gain… https://t.co/ODNamynL9N

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