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‘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

‘Bird Girl’ by Holly O’Neil

‘Bird Girl’ by Holly O’Neil

2018 Here we are! This year we will make our new show, What am I Worth? with a brilliant and inspiring team. We are looking forward to sharing news of our cast, our team and our progress. This lovely GIF ‘Bird Girl’ is one of a set created by illustrator Holly O’Neil. Holly attended our first residency … Continued

Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists – 2018 Auditions

Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists – 2018 Auditions

Are you aged 16 – 30 and live in Dorset? Do you love performance, theatre, dance, music and aerial circus? Do you care about social change and everyone having an equal opportunity? Then Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists are waiting for you! We are holding auditions for our Youth Company on 27th January 2018 at Lighthouse … Continued

Our new Teaser video

Our new Teaser video

We’re really excited about making our show What Am I Worth? beginning early next year, and would like to share this extraordinary video with you. Click here for audio described version  In 2014 Artistic Director Claire Hodgson and lead artist Jamie Beddard, also Clore Fellows, won the Clore Prize Fund which helped to support the … 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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