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Co-Artistic Director Claire Hodgson’s ‘Thank You’ for National Lottery Funding

Co-Artistic Director Claire Hodgson’s ‘Thank You’ for National Lottery Funding

Our Co-Artistic Director of Extraordinary Bodies, Claire Hodgson has written a wonderful blog which has published on the Arts Council website, explaining how their lottery funding has transformed lives across England. Since 2012, funding through National Lottery ticket sales has meant that the dreams of many can become a reality. With each ticket, lives are … Continued

Cirque Bijou are recruiting an Arts Administrator

Cirque Bijou are recruiting an Arts Administrator

Cirque Bijou are recruiting a full time Arts Administrator, an excellent opportunity for an early-career Arts Manager or Producer with the ambition to learn and develop in the role. A certain proportion of the Arts Administrator’s time will be devoted specifically to work on Extraordinary Bodies. This role will also specifically include training around inclusive practise in circus … Continued

A Residency at the National Theatre

A Residency at the National Theatre

National Theatre has invited Extraordinary Bodies to explore narrative ideas for our new show What Am I Worth? in a week long residency with their New Work Department. October 2nd – 6th 2017. Throughout 2017 we have been travelling the country gathering stories from marginalised communities in response to the question ‘What Am I Worth?’. Our … Continued

Free Seminar: Inclusive Circus Practice 26th October 2017

Free Seminar: Inclusive Circus Practice 26th October 2017

26th October 2017 12.30 – 6pm St Pauls Learning Centre, 94 Grosvenor Rd, Bristol BS2 8XJ Free Extraordinary Bodies in partnership with Bristol Circus City (BCC) preset a free seminar on Inclusive Circus Practice. The day includes an opportunity to: Hear about current best practice Participate in a panel discussion Take part in ‘An introduction … Continued

Inclusive Audition Call Out: 18/19th September, London

Inclusive Audition Call Out: 18/19th September, London

18th/19th September 2017 Extraordinary Bodies are holding inclusive auditions with up to 10 other performance companies so that all companies can see performers skilled in circus, dance or physical theatre. We are especially interested in exceptional D/deaf & disabled & BAME performers. Companies confirmed so far: Acrojou, Cirque Bijou, Extraordinary Bodies, Diverse City, Graeae, Lighthouse … Continued

Help Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists tour their new show ‘Becoming’

Help Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists tour their new show ‘Becoming’

Our Extraordinary Bodies young company, EBYA, made up of disabled and non-disabled young performers have been busy devising their new show ‘Becoming’ and they want your help to bring their show to audiences across the South West. Read more about the project, watch their video and pledge your support by visiting: www.crowdfunder.co.uk/diversecity-ebya EBYA is run in … Continued

Our Journey so Far…

Our Journey so Far…

As part of our new project ‘What Am I Worth’, we have now held Creative Explorations in four locations across England and Ireland. We have met and worked with a incredible range of people, who have openly shared their stories and experiences, and have thrown themselves in physically and creatively to our workshops. We are … Continued

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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

PLUS, tune in for our live Q&A with the cast and creative team, Wednesday October 7
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Meet Kelly Boy and the community he lives with, together but alone. Government workers, benefit claimers, musicians, new job starters. A new short film from Extraordinary Bodies. Premieres September 30, 7:30pm (Youtube/Facebook) ... See MoreSee Less

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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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    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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    Meet Kelly Boy and the community he lives with, together but alone. Government workers, benefit claimers, musicians… https://t.co/4cVPi4elwA

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