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    • Physical theatre

    • Physical theatre is a well known genre of theatrical performance that pursues storytelling through primarily physical means. Several performance traditions all describe themselves as "physical theatre", but the unifying aspect is a reliance on physical motion of the performers rather than or combined with text to conve ... Read »


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    • Chotto Ookii Theatre Company

    • Chotto Ookii Theatre Company are a physical theatre company based in Leeds, England. It comprises performer/directors Matt Rogers, Kathleen Yore, Rebecca Devitt, Jake England-Johns and Rebekah Caputo. After forming as a collective in 2005 they produced their debut show And Even My Goldfish for which they won the Total ... Read »


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    • Alan Clay

    • Alan Clay (born 1954, Whanganui, New Zealand) is a film director, writer and clown teacher. In his early career he performed and taught extensively as a clown. He wrote three novels and a clown textbook. He went on to write and direct a short film and two feature films, which are adapted from his novels. Clay is t ... Read »


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    • Complicite

    • The British theatre company Complicite was founded in 1983 by Simon McBurney, Annabel Arden, and Marcello Magni. Its original name was Théâtre de Complicite. The company is based in London and use extreme movement to represent their work. "The Company's inimitable style of visual and devised theatre [has] an emph ... Read »


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    • Double Edge Theatre

    • Double Edge Theatre, an artist-owned organization, was founded in 1982 by Stacy Klein. The company applies vigorous physical training and the principle of an artist’s autonomy to create work in an ensemble setting intimately woven with the community. The Double Edge ensemble creates performance cycles which tour i ... Read »


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    • DV8 Physical Theatre

    • DV8 Physical Theatre is a physically integrated dance company based at Artsadmin in London, United Kingdom. It was officially founded in 1986 by Lloyd Newson (1986-2015), Michelle Richecoeur(1986-1988) and Nigel Charnock (1986-1989, 1992). Lloyd Newson has led the company as choreographer and artistic director since it ... Read »


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    • Enter Achilles

    • Enter Achilles is a performance created by the theatre company, DV8 Physical Theatre and directed by Lloyd Newson. First performed on 7 June 1995 at Vienna Festwochen in Vienna, Austria, the piece initially toured around the UK and Europe in 1995, before moving to Australia in early 1996. The performance was later revi ... Read »


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    • Philippe Gaulier

    • Philippe Gaulier (born in Paris, 4 March 1943) is a French master clown, pedagogue, and professor of theatre. He is the founder of École Philippe Gaulier, a prestigious French clown school in Étampes, outside Paris. He studied under Jacques Lecoq in the mid-1960s and was an instructor at L'École Internationale ... Read »


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    • Hoipolloi

    • Hoipolloi are a British touring theatre company committed to creating new work for theatre that imaginatively engages their audience and makes them laugh. Their work includes ensemble shows such as The Doubtful Guest and My Uncle Arly, and collaborations with Welsh artist Hugh Hughes, including the shows Floating and S ... Read »


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    • Jump (comic martial-arts performance)

    • Jump is a Korean comedic theatrical performance involving martial arts, acrobatics, and dance moves. The plot involves a Korean family in Seoul preparing for a suitor for the daughter's hand. The family's efforts are at first frustrated by a drunken uncle and then by two bungling burglars. The suitor is a meek you ... Read »


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    • Kage Physical Theatre

    • Kage Physical Theatre is an Australian physical theatre/contemporary dance company. It was established in 1997 by Kate Denborough and Gerard Van Dyck, graduates of the Victorian College of the Arts. KAGE is a not-for-profit organisation which receives support from the public and private sectors. In 2001 Denborough and ... Read »


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    • Kneehigh Theatre

    • Kneehigh Theatre is an international touring theatre company founded by Mike Shepherd and based in Cornwall, England. The company are based in barns on the southern Cornish coast. Kneehigh was started in 1980 by Mike Shepherd. Early productions were performed in village halls, marquees, cliff-tops and quarries. Th ... Read »


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    • Jacques Lecoq

    • Jacques Lecoq (December 15, 1921 – January 19, 1999), born in Paris, was a French actor, mime and acting instructor. He is most famous for his methods on physical theatre, movement, and mime that he taught at the school he founded in Paris, L'École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq from 1956 until ... Read »


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    • Magdalena Project

    • The Magdalena Project is an international network of women in contemporary theatre and performance. It aims to increase awareness of women's contributions to theatre and to create the artistic and economic structures and support networks to enable women to work. The idea for a network of women theatre practitioner ... Read »


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    • Margolis Brown Adaptors Company

    • The Margolis Brown Adaptors Company (MBAC) is an internationally touring physical theatre company that also houses the Margolis Method Training Center now located in Highland, New York. It was established in New York City in 1984 by Kari Margolis and Tony Brown. As co-artistic directors, Margolis and Brown have thus fa ... Read »


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    • Petra Massey

    • Petra Massey (born, 1966 in England) is a British actress, and a physical theatre performer in stage, film and television. Petra is best known for British television playing the "enhanced human" Sandstrom in the BBC2 Sci-Fi comedy series Hyperdrive 2006-07 and as one of the four members of the international comedy and ... Read »


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    • New Art Club

    • New Art Club is a comedy, theatre and dance company formed in 2001 by Tom Roden and Pete Shenton. New Art Club's performances 'marry stand up comedy with choreographic minimalism and a touch of philosophy.' Roden and Shenton are co-artistic directors and choreograph their own work, whilst often integrating other perfor ... Read »


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    • Pandemonium: the Lost and Found Orchestra

    • Pandemonium: the Lost and Found Orchestra is a music based physical theatre piece created by the founders of the percussive theatre show Stomp, Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas. Its origins lie in the theatrical conceits of Stomp and the film/tv soundtrack work of Cresswell/McNicholas. The basic premise was to crea ... Read »


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    • Robin Patterson

    • Robin Patterson is a Canadian Artistic Director, and a founding member of Theatre Beyond Words: a Physical theatre company that specializes in the creation of original works using mask, puppetry, music, and mime. Patterson graduated from L'École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris, France, then at ... Read »


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    • Probe (dance theatre company)

    • The British based dance theatre company Probe was founded in 2004 by Antonia Grove and Theo Clinkard, who came together as dancers, artistic directors, curators and producers to commission work to perform as a duo. Probe was conceived by Antonia, who was looking for a way to progress artistic ideas formed through years ... Read »


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    • Theatre de l'Ange Fou


    • Wildworks

    • Wildworks is an international site-specific theatre company based in Cornwall, England. They specialise in large-scale outdoor promenade performances. They were formed in 2005 by Bill Mitchell initially growing out of Kneehigh Theatre Company. The company utilises specific sites such as harbours, quarries, villages ... Read »


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