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Creating ‘Seraph’

Creating ‘Seraph’

Artistic Director Billy has written this reflection of some days spent working with Chris and Phoebe Bullzini last month, exploring a new collaboration: “Last year we created two large-scale, award-winning high-wire shows at Bestival and the Tall Ships Races in Sunderland (the latter of which was featured on BBC 4 documentary Daredevils and Divas: A Night … Continued

We are recruiting: Senior Producer

We are recruiting: Senior Producer

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team in a crucial senior role at a time of change and development during Cirque Bijou’s 20th year. We are looking for an accomplished producer with experience working in both the commercial and arts industries, with a strong track record in business development and arts … Continued

Welcome to the team Ceri!

Welcome to the team Ceri!

We’re delighted to welcome Ceri Wills to the Cirque Bijou team as our new Arts Administrator. From fielding enquiries from all over the world to liaising with our vast network of artists, collaborators, clients and Extraordinary Bodies partners Diverse City, our Arts Administrator is a hugely important role in our small hard-working team. Ceri joins … Continued

What Am I Worth? Indoor Creation Week

What Am I Worth? Indoor Creation Week

Starting life as an outdoor show, last week we headed back in to the rehearsal room with Extraordinary Bodies and project partners Diverse City to reimagine What Am I Worth? for indoor spaces in 2020. Working with Lighting Designer James Loudon, ‘Rose’ (our affectionately named bespoke spinning steel wheel) took on a whole new presence … Continued

New: A flying piano

New: A flying piano

An ambition of ours for many years has been to develop our aerial crane shows and create new props and effects to allow us to continue to produce beautiful, unexpected images on a large scale. This year we’re taking the plunge and creating a flying, fully functioning piano that we can hang high above audiences’ … Continued

New: A poetic ethereal highwire show

New: A poetic ethereal highwire show

Following on from the success of our iconic theatrical high wire shows featuring Jade Kindar-Martin’s incredible fire wire at Wilderness, Stockton and Bestival over the last few years, we’re embarking on a new show in collaboration with The Bullzini Family for festivals and community and civic celebrations in a range of urban and rural settings. … Continued