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Circomedia is thrilled to relaunch VOLT, Bristol’s iconic circus scratch night, this autumn! On 31 October 2019 VOLT returns to offer a much-needed platform for emerging South West circus artists to try out and develop their work with an audience….

‘Shakespeare’s Women; Hanging by a Thread’ is an exciting exploration of the complexities of Shakespeare’s women using aerial circus and is a collaboration between Michael Corbidge (Senior Voice and Text Associate at the RSC) and Grania Pickard. This ten minute…

5-10 minute unusual acts wanted for absurdist cabaret night Utter Rot & Poppycock on 18th July at the Bristol Improv Theatre.

Join us at The Invisible Circus to see the results of our residency! We will present a work-in-progress performance of ‘A Different Beast’ About this Event ‘A Different Beast’ by Sneaky&Raptor is one of this year’s Glastonbury Arts Commissions, co-commissioned…

Rooted is an exciting new contemporary dance theatre production, exploring the ideas of isolation using simplistic and visceral group choreography. We are inviting physical theatre, circus and dance performers who are comfortable learning, creating and performing movement to take part.

Set sail with Brunel’s SS Great Britain this summer to catch breath-taking performances every day from The Invisible Circus. Hourly performances from 11am – 3pm, included in our usual ticket price. 20 July – 1 September.

Theatre Bristol’s bi-monthly Open Office sessions are informal drop-in coffee mornings for anyone who wants to come and meet us for introductions and new connections.

Acrojou has an opportunity for a highly skilled circus, illusion, dance or physical theatre artist to join our creative team for our next production, Vagabond Matter.

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.

It’s 1899 and all of Europe waits for the arrival of the new century. The world crackles with possibilities and people dance to the irresistible rhythms of money, sex, love and freedom. Swinging above them all is a showbiz sensation:…

Utter Rot & Poppycock provides a supportive testing ground for new work: experimental theatre, improv, comedy, dance, music and more. This scratch night covers all types of performance, and we really want things that don’t quite fit anywhere else.

Pride Circus Night is a spellbinding show organised to help fundraise for Bristol Pride. This cabaret grants the audience a chance to look into to talented and high skilled acts that performers from the LGBTQ+ circus community have created.

‘when in roam’ is a multi-arts exciting work which explores the theme of home and belonging using humour and poignant storytelling. 

In this year of disconnection the first year Foundation Degree students have been exploring what this means to them physically, socially and environmentally. From ‘putting your head in the sand’ to ‘letting go’. Showcasing their acrobatic, aerial and manipulation skills…

Across three showings (each for two nights) these soon-to-be graduates will draw together everything they have learnt during their time at Circomedia as they combine physical theatre, circus disciplines and a variety of other performance styles.

Across three showings (each for two nights) these soon-to-be graduates will draw together everything they have learnt during their time at Circomedia as they combine physical theatre, circus disciplines and a variety of other performance styles.

Across three showings (each for two nights) these soon-to-be graduates will draw together everything they have learnt during their time at Circomedia as they combine physical theatre, circus disciplines and a variety of other performance styles.

After two years of learning, training and devising together, twenty-two Circomedia students create four ensemble pieces, directed by themselves. Using unique combinations of different styles, formats, themes and intended effects on the audience, they integrate their skills and creative ideas…

Using Joli Vyann’s unique blend of dance and acrobatics, Anima is about the delicate connection between two people breathing through an emotional roller coaster. Anima features a live musician, using dance, circus, voice and wind instruments, allowing breath to literally…

Almost 300 students from all 9 of the Youth Circus classes will come together to perform over this week of festivities.