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Katie Alexander

Katie trained for an FDA in Contemporary Circus and Physical Theatre at Circomedia, Bristol from 2010-2012. Under the tuition of Bim Mason she developed a love for physical theatre, specifically ensemble devising and work which has a relevant and sometimes cutting edge to it. Her main circus skills are physical theatre and duo acro-balance but she can also unicycle and juggle. Katie’s backgroundstems from dance including contemporary, ballet, tap and jazz, plus some musical theatre helping Katie be confident using her voice. Relevant skills include experience teaching dance and circus workshops as well as having a driving license and car. 

Key Projects

February 2011

Solo physical theatre and aerial trapeze act performed at Circomedia, Portland Square. An insight into Coca-Cola and the effect it has on us as consumers and some of the consequences this perhaps seemingly harmless corporation has for our society. Photography Matt Mulligan.

May 2011

Geraldine and her friends take a trip to Bath for a spot of knitting but find they are causing quite a stir and decide to call it a day and have a sit down with a nice cup of tea!

June 2011

The Eye of the Beholder. Devised corde lisse, juggling and movement duet performed at Circomedia, Portland Square. Photography Paul Green.

Glastonbury 2011

Geraldine and Ethel having a lovely time at Glastonbury festival. It wasn’t quite what they expected but they loved it so much they’re planning to go back again! Photography Giles Bennett.

Summer 2011

Chumbles and Jumbles clown act developed for Mannifest with Grania Pickard. Join 2 very different clowns as they try and muddle through their act of death defying skill and daring jokes, will they make it through? Photography Cara Verkerk.

October 2011

Performing site specific/walkabout acts in Bristol City Centre to raise awareness of and support the Robin Hood Tax. Working collaboratively with members of Limitations Ltd Collective.

December 2011

Collaboratively devised ensemble show performed at Circomedia, Portland Square. A political satire focussing on David Cameron and with a surprise guest in the form of a giant Margaret Thatcher!

April 2012

Seeing Double acrobalance walkabout and instillation at the Hoochie Coochie Kabaret; Wonderland Ball in Bristol. Photography Tiago Oliveira.

July 2012

Performing with the new Circomedia Graduate Company in ‘Play Dead’ at Circomedia, Portland Square. A circus-theatre show directed by John-Paul Zaccarini. Photography Paul Ripley.

September 2012

Daily Cargo performing their brand new street show and walk about act at Brisfest. Co-devised with Grania Pickard. Photos courtesy of Sidz Photography.

October 2012

Seeing Double acrobalance walkabout and instillation with Just Jack at Motion.

May 2012

Self-devised Physical Theatre act performed at Circomedia, Portland Square. Final performance of the FDA in Contemporary Circus and Physical Theatre course from Circomedia, Kingswood. Photography Chris Alexander.