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Our new project begins

Our new project begins

We are excited to be starting work on our brand new show for 2018. With thanks to our Ambition for Excellence funding, we will be travelling to 10 different locations across the UK and Northern Ireland, in search of stories of life, value and society in 2017. These Creative Exploration residencies are presented as fully accessible and inclusive … Continued

Join our team: Assistant Producer (participation)

Join our team: Assistant Producer (participation)

We are seeking an Assistant Producer to manage and deliver a UK and Ireland wide series of Community Creative Explorations. These are circus, theatre and music sessions run by the company, working with different groups from 10 locations. These groups will vary and all will have a mix of people such as community members, marginalised … Continued

Watch Video: Circus Oz Residency

Watch Video: Circus Oz Residency

A team of 15 Extraordinary Bodies joined an extraordinary company of artists at Circus Oz in Melbourne for a 7 day Creative Residency in December. Asking ourselves #WhatAmIWorth? as a starting point this was a journey of discovery, experimentation and collaboration, and the first step in our new project, funded through Arts Council England‘s ‘Ambition … Continued

Join our extraordinary team!

Join our extraordinary team!

Thanks to major funding from Arts Council England’s Ambitions for Excellence programme, Extraordinary Bodies is at the beginning of an exciting and multi-stranded two year plan of work.  We are looking for an ambitious, resourceful and strategic arts professional to join us to help deliver the project and help Cirque Bijou and partners Diverse City steer Extraordinary … Continued

Download the Weighting Soundtrack

Download the Weighting Soundtrack

The stunning original soundtrack from our show Weighting is now available to download! In return for a suggested donation you’ll be able to experience the music before you see the show in Bristol on 17th and 18th September.  You’ll also be supporting Extraordinary Bodies in our vision to become the national integrated circus company in the … Continued

Extraordinary Bodies awarded major Arts Council funding!

Extraordinary Bodies awarded major Arts Council funding!

We are absolutely over the moon to announce that Extraordinary Bodies in partnership with Cirque Bijou & Diverse City has been awarded £719,322 from Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence programme! The award will support our vision of becoming the national integrated circus company of the UK, based in the South West, enabling us to develop and produce an … Continued

A collaborative performance with The British Paraorchestra

A collaborative performance with The British Paraorchestra

Members of Extraordinary Bodies and EBYA had the wonderful opportunity of collaborating with The British Paraorchestra at Colston Hall, Bristol in association with Bristol Plays Music. The British Paraorchestra is the world’s first professional ensemble of disabled musicians, founded by British conductor Charles Hazlewood. The performance was a partly improvised, explorative piece responding to the piece … Continued

Join our integrated choir in Bristol!

Join our integrated choir in Bristol!

  Press the play button below to listen to an audio Description of Weighting Sings Bristol 2016: Get involved in something extraordinary in Bristol! Join our integrated choir SINGS as part of the uplifting outdoor circus show Weighting. Sing with us on the 17th & 18th September 2016 in Castle Park Bristol An amazing opportunity … Continued

Weighting is coming to Bristol!

Weighting is coming to Bristol!

Something extraordinary is happening in Bristol… Weighting is coming to Castle Park, Bristol on 17th & 18th September 2016! Watch the promo video and keep an eye on our website for more info… Weighting is part of ‘Doing Things Differently’ presented by Bristol City Council & Diverse City in association with Bristol Plays Music and … Continued

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#WeShallNotBeRemoved ❌ Today we’re celebrating the disabled artists at the heart of our groundbreaking circus company. Here's Lead Artist Jamie Beddard in our first show #Weighting. Listen, share, #EndAbleism. More info: buff.ly/2Bc4iAt.

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