From wondrous walkabout characters, living statues, stilt walkers and performance artists to stunning high octane fire and pyrotechnics shows; aerial artists to musicians, circus performers to actors, photographers and filmmakers!
Pyrofinalia is a collective of fire artists based in and around Milton Keynes. Black Sheep started working with them in 2015 for the Rugby World Cup. They perform as individual artists as well as a group for corporate, private and community events.
Skills include fire manipulation, breathing, fire hoop, fans, staffs, poi and leviwand. The collective have performed at many events in the area including the Campbell Park Winter Festival, Baseface Festival, Torch At The Secret Garden in Wolverton 2017, the Bezerkus Halloween event at the Craufard Arms and Festival Fever at The Centre:MK.
Part of the ongoing Fenceless Art street performance project, our Human Statues recently made a special appearance in the new series of BBC drama 'Killing Eve'.
They have appeared at events such as Torch At The Secret Garden, The Craufurd Arms Street Food Fair, Festival Fever at The Centre:MK and the opening of the Stony Stratford Gallery. Characters available to hire include The Aristocrats, The Doctor, Greek Goddess, Summer Holiday Statue and our 'Dancing' Silver Statue.
Making appearances as part of the ongoing Fenceless Art project and popping up at other community events and also available to hire for corporate and private events. Acts include belly dancers, living statues, stilt walkers and walkabout characters (Element sprites, Day of the Dead haunted brides), jugglers, aerialists, musicians and various other circus acts.
Sat 9th - Latin Dance workshop 12-4pm, Rosemary the violinist 1-3pm
Sun 10th Belly Dancer 12-2pm
Mon 11th Paul Rushdon from Cafe Ole 1-3pm, Rosemary the violinist 1-3pm
Tues 12th Gill Beckett on the guitar 12-2pm
Weds 13th Rosemary the violinist 1-3pm
Thurs 14th Gill Beckett on the guitar 12-2pm
Sat 16th Latin Dance workshop 12-4pm, Dawn Iverson on the guitar 12-2pm Rosemary the violinist 1-3pm
Sun 17th Aristocrat statue 12-2pm, Dawn Iverson on the guitar 12-2pm, Paul Rushdon from Cafe Ole 1-3pm
Mon 18th Gill Beckett on the guitar 12-2pm, Rosemary the violinist 1-3pm Aristocrat statue 4-6pm
Tues 19th Gill Beckett on the guitar 12-2pm
Weds 20th Rosemary the violinist 1-3pm
Sat 23rd Latin Dancer workshop 12-4pm
Sun 24th Belly Dancer 12-2pm, Paul Rushdon from Cafe Ole 1-3pm
Mon 25th Paul Rushdon from Cafe Ole 1-3pm Rosemary the violinist 1-3pm, Aristocrat statue 4-6pm
Tues 26th Gill Beckett on the guitar 12-2pm
Weds 27th Rosemary the violinist 1-3pm
Thurs 28th Gill Beckett on the guitar 12-2pm, Aristocrat statue 4-6pm
Fri 29th Gill Beckett on the guitar 12-2pm
Sat 30th Latin Dancer workshop 12-4pm, Thao singing doctor raising money for Emily's star 12-2pm, Rosemary the violinist 1-3pm
Black Sheep Young Company is an opportunity for people between the ages of 13-18 years, who have a passion for performing, to work together to participate and create new theatre. The company meets weekly exploring a variety of theatre techniques; styles and plays.
We are very passionate about supporting and developing the next generation of performers and artists. With our Young Company, we want to produce new theatre performers and makers offering professional-style training in an inclusive safe environment. We want to remove competitiveness and establish a community of young performers.
We also run adult theatre workshops which offer practical ways of building believable and effective characters. No previous experience required!
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