Milton Lopes

Milton Lopes, born in Cape Verde and grew up in Portugal. As an aerialist he performed in the Paralympic Opening Ceremony and in Extraordinary Bodies’s first show Weighting. He played the lead role Macheath in Bertolt Brecht’sThe Threepenny Opera, a co-production by Graeae, New Wolsey Theatre, Nottingham Playhouse, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Birmingham Rep.

In 2016 Milton portrayed John “The Savage” in Brave New World for BBC Radio 4, directed by David Hunter. He worked as an Aerialist in Calling Tree and participated in the smash hit Portuguese Telenovela A Unica Mulher. Last year he was The Australian Aboriginal in Our Country’s Good, a Ramps On The Moon Production and performed in The Three Musketeers and Death Of A Salesman.

As well as performing in Extraordinary Bodie’s latest production Splash!, Milton is currently developing his own show, Elephant, with a cast of D/deaf and disabled performers, using aerial circus, theatre and live music.