Touring in 2014, Strictly Cycling. An improvisational, visual performance & ‘cycle-about’ choreography, inspired by flash mobs, surrealism, everyday cycling experiences and the great British weather!
Strictly Cycling Tour Dates, click links on event names for more info
24 Sept – Barbican, London
20 Sept – Our Streets, Our Choice, Nottingham
10 Sept – Stage 4 Tour of Britain finish, Bristol
7 July – Woodford Wells, Redbridge, Tour de France
6 July – Bristol Cycling Festival & Make Sunday Special
5 July – Fairlop Fair, London
5 July – Bradford, Grand Depart
4 July – Leeds, Grand Depart
28 June – Yorkshire Sculpture Park
21 June – Edinburgh Cycling Festival
Bicycle Ballet Mass Show toured to five locations in 2012, working with local people to create performances.
– 29th June, So Festival, Skegness
– 21st July, Edmonton Carnival, Enfield
– 5th August, Hadleigh, Essex
– 18th/19th August, Preston Guild Wheel Launch
– 29th September, ‘Stade Saturday’ Hastings
reCyculture, July – Sept 2012, a Kent wide installation project celebrating the Paralympic Road Cycling events hosted in Brands Hatch.
In the News, Summer 2012:
Preview of Hastings Bicycle Ballet in The Times, 28.9.12
A six page feature in German cycling magazine, Pedaliero. Click link to see Bicycle Ballet only, pages in Pedaliero – Urban Cycling Oct 2012
‘Stade Bicycle Ballet will be a Tough Act to Follow’ The Argus 6.10.12
SW Londoner 2.7.12 – http://bit.ly/Oks38f
BBC World Service – July 12 – http://bbc.in/S5XGVM
And, we even inspired a song, composed by Graham Godfrey of Hadleigh Voices Choir: http://bit.ly/RuilSC
In the News, Winter 2011/12:
‘dance of cycling performer’, Kate Evans, is featured in the London Cyclist magazine.
V’LILLE Launch, Lille’s Cycle Hire Scheme, September 2011
The new V’LILLE bikes were carefully worked into the narrative of ‘the dance of cycling’ and presented to large audiences in the city centre.
Evening Standard, Tall Tales Riding High, 9 Sept 2011
BBC Spotlight South West: 14 Sept 2011
This is Devon, 15 Sept 2011. click dates for more info
Bike Art Book: out now
Bicycle Ballet features in a new book about art and bikes by Greek arts collective Carpe Diem. The book presents bicycles in art around the world in the form of murals, design, illustration, tattoos, custom bikes, as well as us on page 242, http://bit.ly/tFQzqs.
New Productions for 2011:
Where are the girls when the boys are learning to bunny hop? A dynamic, new outdoor show fusing dance, circus and physical theatre – on bicycles. 2011 dates on the right.
Performance Parking Large scale visual installation inspired by the lengths you sometimes have to take to securely park your bike!
Redeveloped for 2011:
the dance of cycling has undergone a period of further development to build its dynamism, spectacle and comic moments.