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Get involved in our Big Brum Boogie Flash Mob!

Now, summer’s finally arrived. Longer days are here. Maybe you’re keen to try something new but not sure what. We have the thing for you. It’s time for some joy, fun, and light-hearted outdoor dancing! It’s called Big Brum Boogie! We are looking to bring together older, younger folks and anyone in between that are keen to learn and perform our Big Brum Boogie FLASHMOB across Birmingham in August and September 2021! Why? To celebrate lockdown easing, give our fancy-footed participants a sense of excitement and connection and champion official health messaging. You don’t have to be a dancer. You …

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Out of the Deep Blue – 2021 Tour Dates

Eko, a sentient Sea Giant, pads onto dry land. There he encounters a young girl called Violet. And that’s where the story begins… Autin Dance Theatre’s new outdoor show is a tale told in two parts – an interactive promenade and a physical theatre duet. It’s a tale that transports its audiences into another world, to tell a story about our own. Through dance, movement and masterful puppeteering, Out of the Deep Blue dives into the themes of the climate emergency and the biodiversity crisis. It’s an outdoor spectacle featuring a 4-metre tall Puppet operated by 5 world-class puppeteers and …

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Get on Autin Dance Theatre Board!

Autin Dance Theatre (AutinDT) is seeking 2 additional board members to help support its development and steer the company strategically into the future. We are also particularly looking for trustees with skills in finance & accounting, marketing, entrepreneurial skills and those working in commercial sectors. AutinDT is an award-winning innovative and interdisciplinary touring dance theatre company, based in Birmingham (UK) and established since 2013 under the helm of Director/Choreographer Johnny Autin. The Company is a collaborative and project-based organisation that produces engaging and aspirational artistic performances for indoor, outdoor and unusual spaces, and provides an extensive learning and education programme …

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Out of the Deep Blue Residency at 101 next week!

    Next week, the creative team of Out of the Deep Blue will be in residency at 101 Outdoor Arts Creation Space in Newbury for our very first week of Research and Development in the studio. Check out this behind the scene from Dani Bower filmed in Leicester (UK) on Sunday 11 October 2020 during Eko’s first outdoor photoshoot with the cast the puppeteers.       Out of the Deep Blue is an outdoor physical theatre performance featuring a large-scale Sea Giant Puppet operated by 5 puppeteers and a female contemporary dancer, inspired by the themes of the climate emergency and the biodiversity crisis. This …

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‘Make Your Own Puppet @Home’ – Tutorial #3 on Saturday 27th June

      🌎 Today on Saturday 27th June at 10 am Puppeteer Ben Thompson will show you how to make the next puppet in our Web Series designed by Hugh Purves… a beautiful butterfly 🦋             ♻️ You will need… 6 x lollipop sticks 5 x hairpins 2 x 2p coins Thin Card (cereal box) 1 x sheet of A4 paper Sharp pencil Blutack Scissors Sticky Tape Glue String Plus paint/pens/coloured paper for decoration!     🌱We would love to see your puppet creations! Tell us your puppet’s name and a bit about them! Make sure to …

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Free one-off event for Schools and Industry professionals on Tues 27 June, 6pm at mac birmingham!

  Next week on Tuesday is our FREE A Positive Life event for schools & industry professionals at mac Birmingham with the support of Arts Council England, Arts Connect and Birmingham Education Partnership. Tuesday 27 June 2017, 6pm at mac birmingham (Foyle Studio) Book your free ticket here: https://macbirmingham.co.uk/event/a-positive-life The event includes a presentation of our creative and educational project, the performance of our immersive dance theatre experience, the chance to give feedback and network over refreshments.   An immersive and engaging dance theatre experience for young people. “Engaging, intriguing and eye-opening” Teen Wirral review A Positive Life is an immersive theatre experience inspired by the individual journeys …

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A Positive Life ON TOUR!!!

After 2 years of planning and researching for the piece, we kicked off our national tour of A Positive Life earlier last month with 14 tour dates to secondary schools, universities, arts centres and theatres. “We have been developing the work quite naturally, going through different stages of consultation with various groups of young people, and of research and development phases to create the full length version of the work. It has been one of the most rewarding creative processes of my career and a way for me to inform, educate, inspire change, and share beautiful and thought-provoking stories with our …

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Autin DT – Teaser Video

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A Positive Life – School Partnership Offer (May-July 2017)

Our Partnership Offer to secondary schools in Birmingham and the West Midlands (May-July 2017) : –1 secondary school taster session with professional Dance Artists including a live performance of A Positive Life and a dance theatre workshop. –1 sample experience to school professionals only on Tuesday 27 June 2017 6pm at mac Birmingham (Foyle Studio)   We believe effective Sex and Relationship Education within PSHE is essential if young people are to make responsible and well informed decisions about their lives. We are aiming to help teachers and schools to deliver good Sex and Relationships Education and our programme focuses …

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‘Love thyself’ at Selfridges’ Live+Loud with mac birmingham

Autin Dance Theatre present ‘Love thyself’ at Selfridges’ Live + Loud with mac birmingham     AutinDT and mac birmingham (Next Generation programme) join forces and present ‘Love thyself’ at Selfridges’ Live + Loud, a physical journey of self-love inspired by the words of William Shakespeare. Drawing on contemporary social issues and events, this performance is a selection of interactive and immersive dance theatre pieces. Wed 28 September 2016, 7PM at The reFASHIONed Theatre, Birmingham Online bookings: TICKETS The event is taking place at The reFASHIONed Theatre (Level 5 – Moor Street Car Park, Park Street, B5 5JH Birmingham)    images: Donata Kukytė Photography …

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