What might we discover if we follow the compass of crip navigation? A new direction and knowledge of place, scale, time, and energy? What if we followed the lead of those who learn the contours of place from the way a wheel(chair) skids through stone, how it hangs suspended over the ridgeline of a … More about We Run Like Rivers – a new audio collection
Claire has been honoured for her Outstanding Artistic Development in dance at the 2021 German Dance Awards. The Jury said: “Claire Cunningham’s work is exemplary for the work of other pioneers towards a future featuring physical diversity in dance and society. This development, which urgently requires more support and appreciation in Germany, is further promoted by … More about Claire honoured for Outstanding Artistic Development at German Dance Awards 2021
Claire will be taking part in Neurolive 2021, an interdisciplinary research collaboration that brings artists, scientists and audiences together to study what makes live experiences special. The three-day online symposium launches the project NEUROLIVE by opening up questions around different ways of conceptualising, measuring and practicing liveness. An invited group of humanities scholars, cognitive scientists and … More about Neurolive 2021
Claire and our Exec Producer Nadja Dias will be teaching on Accademia Teatro Dimitri’s new Certificate of Advances Studies in Diversity and Inclusive Practice in Performing Arts. The course is aimed at international professional artists in the field of contemporary performing arts, with or without disabilities, who want to deepen their artistic practice and … More about Claire and Nadja teach on new course exploring Diversity and Inclusive Practice in Performing Arts
Thank You Very Much has won two awards at this year’s Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS)! Best Ensemble – Vicky Malin, Claire Cunningham, Tanja Erhart and Dan Daw On behalf of the performers of Thank You Very Much – Dan Daw, Tanja Erhart, Vicky Malin and myself Claire Cunningham – I would like to say … More about Thank for Very Much scoops two CATS awards!
At the invitation of Artist Amy Bell, Claire has created a new sound piece for Splayed Festival at The Place, London. Featuring Prof. Julia Watts Belser Music by Matthias Herrmann Transcript design by Bethany Wells Dramaturgical and Editorial Support by Luke Pell Quanimacy* is a binaural sound work created by disabled artist and choreographer Claire Cunningham, … 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!