Category: Current projects

Creative residency opportunity – Certain Blacks with Upswing at 101 Creation Centre

Aug 22nd 2018 in category Current projects
Certain Blacks are looking for creative circus artists to join us at 101 Creation Centre to develop new work for a festival of diverse led performance in 2019. The project is looking for diverse circus artists and creators from...
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We are looking for a General Manager to join our team

Apr 12th 2018 in category Current projects
  Upswing is an award winning company at the forefront of contemporary circus in the UK. Upswing uses circus to create performances that interact playfully with theatre, dance, text and multimedia, to create fresh, exhilarating experiences with narrative punch. Our shows...
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Sep 16th 2016 in category Current projects
Partners in life and partners on the stage! We caught up with Joana Dias and Mike Corr who are performing in our family show, Bedtime Stories, at the Gulbenkian in Kent on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September. We wanted to find...
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Our family programme has been awarded Arts Council England funding!

Jul 08th 2016 in category Current projects
We are absolutely thrilled to announce that our family programme “Building Stories, Pushing Boundaries” has been successful in the latest round of ACE Strategic Touring Funds. Over the course of two years, Upswing will embark on a tour of...
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We are looking for a new Chair of the Board

Feb 13th 2016 in category Current projects
Chair of Board Upswing is seeking an exceptional, well-networked individual to become Chair of the Board. The successful candidate will lead the trustees and work with the senior management team to shape Upswing’s future at an exciting time of...
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Bedtime Stories needs your help

Oct 01st 2015 in category Current projects
So this is our first foray into the crowdfunding world and we can’t hide our excitement. Check out this video to find out more. Bedtime Stories was made in 2014-15 and we want the 2016 tour to be reaching...
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Bedtime Stories Creatives

May 06th 2015 in category Current projects
DIRECTOR – Vicki Amedume Vicki trained in physical performance and circus skills in the UK, France and USA and has extensive professional experience as an aerialist with, amongst others, The Young Vic Theatre, Royal Opera House, Universoul Circus USA. ...
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Upswing has a new patron!

Dec 17th 2014 in category Current projects
Upswing is delighted to announce the appointment of our new Patron: Oona King, Baroness King of Bow Oona King is a member of the House of Lords and a Diversity Executive at Channel 4 and was previously Senior Policy...
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New casting opportunity

Nov 07th 2014 in category Current projects
Upswing is looking for a brilliant male performer for their new show for families – Bedtime Stories, directed by Vicki Amedume. We are seeking a strong acrobatic base who is also an experienced performer with a range and depth...
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Job Opportunity: Still In Flight project coordinator

Nov 05th 2014 in category Current projects
Still In Flight Project Coordinator Wac Arts in partnership with aerial theatre companies Scarabeus and Upswing, are seeking a dynamic, experienced person to coordinate the second stage of their continuing professional development programme to develop new skills in aerial...
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