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We are proud to confirm we have been awarded £159,680 by the Arts Council to build new audiences for mid-scale contemporary circus. The project which begins imminently aims to increase and diversify audiences for modern-day circus, culminating in the production and tour of our all-female...

In this new project Mimbre would like to explore personal stories about belonging and roots, and investigate past and present relationships with home. This project is part research and part performance where we work directly with communities to explore and gather personal stories on home. The...

Summer Internship Programme Mimbre create nuanced, breath taking and highly-skilled acrobatic theatre. We use circus and dance innovatively as a physical language to illuminate human connections and promote a positive image of women. We are offering a summer internship position for students who would like some practical and...

In the final instalment for our Women's History Month series, we're featuring a double entry. The first one is from our Mimbre's Executive Director (and in--house author extraordinaire)'s mum, Carole Lovett, and is something of a scathing attack on medieval mystic Margery Kempe. We’ll have...

“Censor the body and you censor breath and speech at the same time" - Hélène Cixous, Laugh of the Medusa Historically, the circus has ever been a liminal space, operating on the fringes of society, outside the norm. To enter the Big Top was to enter an...

I'm a big fan of podcasts and have been religiously listening to Stuff You Missed in History Class for a while now. I think the podcast is amazing. It's well researched, features divers stories and yes sometimes, it features women. For some baffling reason this has irritated some...

This is a guest post by Alison Halstead. Alison is a Mimbre Associate Performer, and a British-born, American-raised, professionally-trained actor. This article originally appeared on her blog 4 foot 6, on 5th December 2016.     ​-- one of several workshops for d/Deaf and disabled actors, hosted by a...