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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

Unearthing stories of home with Kitchen Circus Project

Unearthing stories of home with Kitchen Circus Project

Starting life in 2014, the Kitchen Circus Project is a collaboration between Cirque Bijou and Knowle West Media Centre which brings together communities and artists to explore the idea of home and what that means in our modern society where communities are fractured and identity and citizenship is being questioned, using circus, song and digital … Continued

What Am I Worth? reimagined for 2020 tour

What Am I Worth? reimagined for 2020 tour

Following a successful outdoor summer tour of Extraordinary Bodies’ What Am I Worth? in 2018, the show is going back in to the rehearsal room this March in preparation for a tour of indoor and outdoor venues in 2020. The impressive circular rotating set (nicknamed ‘the rose’), which was the centrepiece of last year’s show, will be reconstructed for … Continued

We won! Best Visual Spectacular at the Festival Supplier Awards 2019

We won! Best Visual Spectacular at the Festival Supplier Awards 2019

We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that on Thursday 31 January we were named Best Visual Spectacular at the Festival Supplier Awards 2019. We entered two of our most stand-out and captivating festival shows of 2018 in to the awards; the stunning ‘Portolan’ and our highwire fire spectacular for the finale for Bestival. Commissioned by Sunderland … Continued