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Author: Lina Johansson

By Lina Johansson, Joint Artistic Director Mimbre For #1DayWithoutUs - celebrating the contribution of migrants to UK, I thought it appropriate to share Mimbre’s story - which is utterly balanced and built on international travel, migration and collaborations. If you ever enjoyed any of our shows, the classes we...

Some images from Mimbre performing an extract from our new show If I Could I Would at WOW at Southbank Centre this year. Last year's WOW festival inspired us for some of the themes dealt with in the new show - like everyday sexism and super(s)heroes - and today again we came away with inspiration by the many fantastic women and the great energy.

​We got a Mimbre fantastic spring coming up! Here's a list of upcoming events, do join us!
  • We'll be at Women of the World (WOW) Festival on the 12 March with a short extract from our new show, If I could I would in the central bar at Royal Festival Hall, 1.50 pm, more details here! No tickets required to see our performance and there are lots of other interesting free things going on as well as a bursting ticketed programme. The festival is AMAZING!
  • Mimbre Youth Program is presenting their very own superheroes show on 22 March in Hackney, full details on request.

I am working on an exciting collaboration this autumn - Monteverdi's L'Orfeo - A Royal Opera and Roundhouse Co-production in association with East London Dance. I will work as Circus Choreographer together with Movement Director Liz Rankin, (formerly of DV8), to train and choreograph a group of young people alongside...