At the invitation of Artist Amy Bell, Claire has created a new sound piece for Splayed Festival at The Place, London. Quanimacy* is a binaural sound work created as an intimate reflection on Claire’s relationship with their crutches, the queering of their body and the concept of queer animacy. A conversation between Claire and the crutches, … More about Quanimacy, a new audio work for Splayed Festival
As the UK arts industry fears for its future and how to work in new ways, disabled artists push back to not be made invisible or forgotten. Consider how the expertise of D/deaf and disabled artists could be more vital than ever in a COVID/post COVID world. Crip/Disabled/D/deaf artists know: how to attend to the … More about We Shall Not Be Removed
Each year, Double, the mentoring and coaching platform of the Migros Culture Percentage enables four Swiss individuals to work with a coach over the course of a year, pairing established artists with emerging artist in the fields of literature, dance, theater, pop and cabaret in a paid mentorship. Claire will deliver a mentoring programme that contains, but is not … More about Claire joins Double Mentor Scheme
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic we have cancelled all performances of The Way You Look (at me) Tonight this spring with the exception of the performance at Theatre im Pfalbau, Ludwigshaven on 8 & 9 May which will be reviewed in guidance with German lock down restrictions. More about Spring Tour Cancellations
We’re very excited to release the full tour schedule for Spring 2019 tour of The Way You Look (at me) Tonight, kicking off in Germany on 17 & 18 April, taking us to Switzerland, Sweden, the UK and back to Germany again. The full programme for Manchester International Festival is now live and tickets are … More about Spring Tour and Thank You Very Much now on sale!
The National Theatre of Scotland and Manchester International Festival (MIF) come together for the first time to work with Claire to present Thank You Very Much, which will premiere at MIF in July 2019 before touring to Glasgow later in the year. Forty years after Elvis left the building, the King is back. This … More about New work, Thank You Very Much, announced
Having been included in The List’s Hot 100 in 2015, Claire has now made The Herald’s Cool List for 2018! The cool list is made up of people who either live in Scotland or Scots living elsewhere who have played a part in shaping Scotland and the world. Claire Cunningham Dancer, 41 Why? She alters the … More about Claire features in The Herald’s 2018 Cool List
Claire Cunningham, Ligia Lewis and Choy Ka Fai have been announced as new artists in residence or ‘Factory Artists’ at tanzhaus nrw. During the next two years, they will use the Dusseldorf venue as a research, production and performance space, focusing on topics such as physical differences, minority politics as well as body and technology. … More about Claire announced as 2017-19 Factory Artist at Tanzhaus nrw