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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

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

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Thank you to our friends Gravity & Levity for the mention in their latest blog On Inclusivity.., great to be up there in the top 3 with our friends Graeae Theatre Company and Extant 🙏Read it here: www.gravity-levity.net/on-inclusivity/#Inclusion #Diversity #Equality #Circus ... See MoreSee Less
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