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Meet the new Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists 2016!

Meet the new Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists 2016!

We are pleased to introduce the new artists in our extraordinary training company where Every Body performs. Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists are an integrated group of emerging artists aged 15-25 who train & rehearse weekly in performance and aerial circus skills, and participate in guest workshops with guest artists. Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists have performed … Continued

Co-Artistic Director Claire Hodgson receives MBE in New Year’s Honours list

Co-Artistic Director Claire Hodgson receives MBE in New Year’s Honours list

Diverse City is absolutely thrilled to announce that Claire Hodgson has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list 2016 for services to inclusion. Since founding the award winning Dorset based Diverse City in 2005, Claire has had an enormous impact not only on the lives of individuals, but also on the shape of the arts … Continued

Here’s to a wonderful 2015!

Here’s to a wonderful 2015!

2015 was an exciting year for Extraordinary Bodies as we toured our show Weighting around the UK. We reached audiences of thousands at shows in London Borough of Southwark, Leftcoast (Fleetwood), Liberty Festival and Appetite (Stoke on Trent) working closely with our bookers to engage and activate communities, We recruited and supported new local cultural leaders, … Continued

Extraordinary Bodies Documentary Part 3: The Set

Extraordinary Bodies Documentary Part 3: The Set

Extraordinary Bodies Part 3: The Set from Cirque Bijou on Vimeo. The third instalment of a series of short films about the work of Extraordinary Bodies, a professional integrated circus company. This film explores the set of the Extraordinary Bodies show Weighting. It discusses how the set was designed and made specifically for the show … Continued

Extraordinary Bodies Plays comes to Bristol as part of Circus City

Extraordinary Bodies Plays comes to Bristol as part of Circus City

Wednesday 14 October | 10-1pm | The Acta centre, Gladstone Street, Bristol BS3 3AY | FREE EVENT A training and networking event for cultural leaders, producers, funders and artists making work in circus and the performing arts who are interested in sharing ideas and learning about models of integrated arts activity to promote social justice. Extraordinary … Continued

Learn to fly in Stoke-on-Trent

Learn to fly in Stoke-on-Trent

Fancy joining in with a free circus workshop held in Stoke-on-Trent by Extraordinary Bodies and Appetite Stoke on August 19th from 11am – 4pm? Every BODY welcome More information: www.appetitestoke.co.uk/circus-workshops

Fancy being part of a choir in Stoke-on-Trent?

Fancy being part of a choir in Stoke-on-Trent?

Extraordinary Bodies and Appetite Stoke are looking for existing choirs and individuals from across Stoke-on-Trent to come together and sing as part of the outdoor circus performance Weighting as part of The Big Feast 2015 on the 29th & 30th August For more information Download info pack This choir opportunity is “open to all” with an … Continued

Extraordinary Bodies Part 2: Communities

Extraordinary Bodies Part 2: Communities

The second instalment of a series of short films about the work of Extraordinary Bodies. This film presents our participatory programme, Sings, Leads and Plays, and discusses how different communities were engaged with Weighting during our show in Southwark, May 2015  

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