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Dance & Motion Graphics

Dance & Motion Graphics

Here is an extracts video from a one-off bespoke show presented in Dubai for Perkins Engines, a leading provider of diesel and gas engines. Working with an incredible solo body popper and our in-house video team, we created an ‘on-brand’ interactive performance environment in which our dancer manipulates objects and travels through urban landscapes. We … Continued

Make shows with us

Make shows with us

With a summer packed full of exciting shows ahead, we’re looking to expand Cirque Bijou’s bank of casual freelancers who we can call on at busy times. We’re looking for people with the knowledge, enthusiasm, skills and mindset to play important roles in making our shows. IS THIS YOU? JOIN US! We are looking for … Continued

Bespoke urban circus show

Bespoke urban circus show

Back in December we made a bespoke show with an urban theme for Deloitte South West & Wales Winter Ball 2016. We had suited & booted b-boys and bikers, flipping and hopping around the stage, a sparkling beatboxer, and a mesmerising LED Cyr wheel finale, all set against a colourful video mapped structure reminiscent of … Continued

Extraordinary Bodies & Circus Oz

Extraordinary Bodies & Circus Oz

A team of 15 from our Extraordinary Bodies clan, led by Billy from Cirque Bijou and Claire Hodgson from Diverse City, flew all the way to Melbourne, Australia in December to join Circus Oz for a 7 day creative residency. The group explored techniques around working collaboratively and inclusively, and asked themselves ‘What am I … Continued

Wilderness Festival Spectacle

Wilderness Festival Spectacle

One of many highlights of this summer for us was creating the Wilderness Festival Saturday night spectacle. Billy says: ‘Last year I worked with one of the best high wire walkers in the world to make a new finale spectacle for Wilderness Festival. As a team we wanted to make a high wire show like … Continued

Diwali umbrella dancing

Diwali umbrella dancing

Cirque Bijou and Sonia Sabri company worked with young dancers from Nupur Arts Dance Academy to create a performance combining Kathak dance styles and LED umbrellas. Nupur Arts, who are based at Leicester Curve, commissioned the performance for Leicester’s Diwali celebrations in November 2016. The resulting beautiful piece has huge potential for future development. Our Umbrella Project … Continued