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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

‘What Am I Worth?’ comes to London’s National Theatre Riverstage Festival

‘What Am I Worth?’ comes to London’s National Theatre Riverstage Festival

This weekend Extraordinary Bodies complete their 2018 UK Tour of ‘What Am I Worth?’ at London’s National Theatre Riverstage Festival. In collaboration with London Borough of Southwark and working with the National Youth Theatre, Extraordinary Bodies will take to the stage on August 10th and 11th. The National Theatre Riverstage Festival is the National Theatre’s free outdoor festival, held … Continued

‘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

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#Manchester if you've missed our first performance at The Lowry, you can still catch Human today at 8:00PM!Join us for an hour of heartwarming, poignant and playful stories told through circus, live music and film.All performances are relaxed, BSL-interpreted, captioned and audio described.thelowry.com/whats-on/human-by-extraordinary-bodies[Image description: Two performers on a dimly-lit stage. Text above the photo. The photo shows two performers: the first one is a white man in his twenties who uses a wheelchair. He walks on his hands over the body of the second performer with his thin legs crossed at the end of his body. His wheelchair can be seen in the background. The second performer is lying down on the floor and looks at him with anger. She is a white woman in her twenties with a white top and red trousers. White text above: "'I left feeling appreciative. In awe. Amazed. Challenged.' - Audience member". Red text in a white box underneath reads: "Book your tickets now".] ... See MoreSee Less
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TOMORROW and tomorrow ONLY! 📣 We're at The Lowry with our show Human - a funny, intimate, celebratory, gentle record of our time told through circus, live music and film.2:00PM: Socially distanced matinée, followed by a Q&A.8:00PM: Evening show.All performances are relaxed, BSL-interpreted, captioned and audio described.See you there?[Image description: A mixed-race performer with curly hair held up and a muscular body holds herself up in the air with a circus rope. She is almost parallel to the ground. She wears a leotard and black leggings. A set of spotlights above shine diffused red light onto her. White text on the right reads: "Made me think about how much I've missed going to the theatre." - Audience member. Red text in a white box reads: "Book your tickets now".] ... See MoreSee Less
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    @Ade_Berry @jacksons_lane @The_Lowry Ab👏so👏lute👏le👏gend

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    @jacksons_lane @Ade_Berry @The_Lowry Glad you made it @Ade_Berry! Did you fill in the feedback form after the show?… https://t.co/s2wpUmwFJr

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    @fgrant2 @The_Lowry So glad you could make it and that you had a good time Fiona! Did you fill in the feedback form… https://t.co/2v7bruRNm1

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    @SkylightCircus @The_Lowry How was it?! 😀

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    @SkylightCircus @The_Lowry 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍 Welcome!

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