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New Digital Work: What Do You See In Me?

New Digital Work: What Do You See In Me?

The question ‘What Do You See In Me?’ was at the heart of the research and development for our groundbreaking circus show – What Am I Worth?  (link). We revisit this initial question in our new short film, premiering on Sep 30 2020.   In the prologue to ‘What Am I Worth?’ we return to the characters from the show.   Filmed in … Continued

“This Town Of Ours” – Out Next Week

“This Town Of Ours” – Out Next Week

Since the beginning of lockdown, our young artists have been creating new digital work around their show “Till We Win”. They have been working with Biggerhouse Film and talented musician and composer, Harry Bassett, on a new piece called “This Town Of Ours”. They are now ready to share it with the world. “This Town Of Ours” is about fighting back and gaining a voice. … Continued

Freelance Task Force

Freelance Task Force

Extraordinary Bodies is proud to be one of the signatories of the Freelance Task Force open letter to theatre and performance makers in the UK today. We are committed to working for you and with you towards a sustainable future for theatre and performance. As a result, we have chosen Milton Lopes as our company’s … Continued

Extraordinary Bodies – We Are Still Here

Extraordinary Bodies – We Are Still Here

Like many other circus and theatre companies, Extraordinary Bodies should now be in the middle of our busiest time of the year. We should be touring and performing shows. We should be meeting and creating with our diverse communities and audiences. Although we may not be able to do all of this, we are still … Continued

Extraordinary Bodies In Times Like These

Extraordinary Bodies In Times Like These

It feels as if the world has turned upside down with the Covid-19 pandemic. All Extraordinary Bodies’ projects and touring productions involving direct contact are now postponed. But, we are still here, still creating, still being extraordinary. Right now, we are: Looking after our family of artists, support workers and production staff. Joining in national … Continued

New Toolkit to Unlock Accessible Circus

New Toolkit to Unlock Accessible Circus

We are proud to announce the launch of Circus for Everybody – A Trainer’s Toolkit! This new guide, created in partnership with Diverse City, Circomedia, Cirque Bijou, Graeae and The National Centre for Circus Arts aims to widen access to circus training and to break down the barriers to circus for D/deaf and disabled people. … Continued

Splash! opens at Leicester Riverside Festival

Splash! opens at Leicester Riverside Festival

Our new show Splash! wowed crowds when it opened at the Leicester Riverside Festival last weekend. Audiences followed Flo on her exciting journey of discovery as she entered a magical watery world. Featuring some seriously fun puppets and an immersive sound scape the audience saw Flo take take risks, overcome challenges and gain confidence until … Continued

Visual Vernacular – Creative Access in Splash!

Visual Vernacular – Creative Access in Splash!

Extraordinary Bodies places access at the heart of the creative development of our work. We want creative access to be a part of each performance, it is a key element to the work we create and we want our audience’s to enjoy the experience. We don’t want access to be an afterthought or an add-on … Continued

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

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We made a film during lockdown. What was it like? What did we expect? We checked in with the creative team to reflect on the highs and the lows of making digital circus during a pandemic

What Do You See In Me? premieres Wednesday September 30, 7pm (YouTube/Facebook)

PLUS, live Q&A with the cast and creative team Wednesday October 7 👉 youtu.be/4KpM-a06RXo
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Don’t forget, if you miss our premiere screening of 'What Do You See in Me?' on Wednesday September 30, 7:30pm (BSL/Audio Described/Captioned) you can always watch it later on YouTube/Facebook

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    Our new film, What Do You See In Me? features the cast and creative team behind What I Am Worth? An original score… https://t.co/qYiclzzmmr

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    Meet Kelly Boy and and the community he lives with, together but alone. Government workers, benefit claimers, music… https://t.co/gU5rSeHr9u

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    We made a film during lockdown. What was it like? What id we expect? We checked in with the creative team over Zoom… https://t.co/DYjDl72QOu

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    Don’t forget, if you miss our premiere screening of What Do You See in Me? on Wednesday September 30, 7:30pm (BSL/A… https://t.co/rZT9t3iEAL

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    What Do You See in Me? (BSL/Audio Described/Captioned) is our first digital production. Filmed during lockdown, in… https://t.co/T8EsaDEQL7

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