live performance

Barbican Theatre has supported emerging artists and companies through its history, aiming to help them move to the next level in their creative journeys. Our Thrive Associate scheme offers in-depth support to a select group artists over the course of…

Circomedia is proud to present work from the second cohort of its Masters Degree in Directing Circus at the forefront of a new wave of trained contemporary circus directors.

Part gig, part social and part dance party, the show is led by an ensemble of young dancers who move across hip hop, contemporary folk and Afrobeats, celebrating community, youth and belonging.

A unique promenade performance of Moby Dick through one of Bristol’s iconic attractions.

Captivating singer Kate Dimbleby joins Bristol’s favourite comedy theatre troupe Living Spit to reimagine Homer’s classic work.

Tobacco Factory Theatres presents a Fringe First-winning solo show from the legendary Chris Thorpe and the multi award-winning team that created Confirmation.

Opera Project are back at Tobacco Factory Theatres this autumn with Rossini’s exuberant treatment of Beaumarchais’s The Barber of Seville, the prequel to The Marriage of Figaro.

What Does Stuff Do? is about the relationships between people and things and pivots between absurdity and profundity.

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…

Sundays at The Wardrobe Theatre: A face-achingly funny monthly night of alternative comedy where anything can happen and quite often does

Sundays at The Wardrobe Theatre: A face-achingly funny monthly night of alternative comedy where anything can happen and quite often does

The Cause considers the impact that a lifetime of political campaigning has on an individual. Asking how far would you go for what you believe in? Marking the centenary year of the first votes for some women in 1918, this…

Gloucester Culture Trust are seeking a freelance Producer to lead the strategic development of Gloucester’s Festivals & Events. This is an exciting opportunity to join the expanding team delivering Gloucester’s Great Place project.

★★★★★ “Intelligent, exhilarating, strikingly original and moving” (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine) The North! The North! returns to Bristol. Physical storytelling and animation combine in a grotesque roadtrip through a world bent out of shape.