Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists is an integrated theatre company for 16-30s in the Poole, Bournemouth and Dorset area.
Together we create ambitious and challenging work which we perform across the UK. We exist to support young artists at the start of their careers and bursary places are available. With us, you can develop your talents, receive training and mentorship from incredible professional artists with skills in theatre, music, dance and aerial circus and perform.
What’s happening in 2021?
After premiering our new show Till We Win in 2019 and postponing a Summer tour in 2020 due to Covid, we are back in the rehearsals room and ready to perform again. We are really excited to be performing at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s For/With/By festival on the 28th of July. We will also be performing Till We Win at Lighthouse Poole on the 18th of September in tandem with Extraordinary Bodies’ new live show Human.
Join Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists
You can receive Arts Award certification with us and we’re proud to say that our alumni have moved on to NCCA, RADA and Bird College Conservatoire for Dance and Musical Theatre. In addition, we have successfully supported applications for opportunities with National Youth Theatre and Graeae Theatre as well as for Arts Council grants for Individual Artist Development.
We meet on Thursday evenings at The Lighthouse in Poole or on Zoom depending on government guidelines. If you’d like to join Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists, please email Eilís Bevan-Davis, our Artistic Director.
Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists is supported using public funding by National Lottery and Arts Council England.
Photos © Dom Moore, Paul Blakemore, Will Clarke, Keziah Benbow.