07/03/2019
Three women in jeans and leather jackets, wearing sunglasses. They look cool. They pose to the camera leaning against a brick wall, with attitude.

#BalanceforBetter – International Women’s Day 2019

This year, the International Women’s Day campaign theme is #BalanceforBetter: A balanced world is a better world. The IWD website prompts the question, ‘how can you help forge a…
06/03/2019
6 young artists standing strong in a triangle to camera - right fists raised in the air, determination and fierce expressions show they are fired up about something!

Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists take over Lighthouse Poole!

Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists (EBYA) will premiere Till We Win on 10th April at Lighthouse Poole, alongside touring show Grow Up and Just Love Chocolate, by EBYA Alumni The…
13/02/2019
A diverse group of people gathered around sofa and rugs in the grand space at Bristol Museum. The group is deep in conversation.

Work with us: Accounts Assistant

Diverse City is looking for an Accounts Assistant who’s all about accuracy and efficiency. The job description is detailed below, or you can download the full job description in…
12/12/2018
A group of young artists outdoors waving a smiling under a blue sky

Thanks To You – Our Impact in 2018

Thanks To You – Our Impact in 2018 With the end of the year approaching, it feels like the perfect time to look back on the impact Diverse City…
16/10/2018
Nick Owen, standing centre stage, presentation behind reads 'The Mighty Creatives'. 12 others sit in a semi circle around Nick.

Calling all East Midlands Performers – Auditions for Splash!

Calling all East Midlands performers – Auditions for Splash!   Diverse City & Extraordinary Bodies are making a new touring outdoor show in the East Midlands called Splash! We…
10/10/2018
A large group of young artists from EBYA and National Youth Theatre gather in a large studio space. They are standing and exchanging conversations, everyone looks happy, laughing, smiling.

Super summer and action-packed autumn for EBYA

As the summer comes to an end and Autumn term begins for Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists (EBYA), Artistic Director of the youth company Eilis Davis shares the exciting adventures through…
01/10/2018
Black and white portraits of Becky and Claire, in conversation with hands moving.

Change Creation – Aligning the Stars with Unlikely Alliances

So what is Change Creation? Change Creation connects and supports cultural leaders, to create change across the cultural sector. Over two years, ‘People make it work’ are leading a network of…
02/09/2018
The large crowd watch the Extraordinary Bodies show 'What Am I Worth?' outside the National Theatre in London - as part of RiverStage Festival 2018.

What Am I Worth? National Theatre Riverstage Festival 2018

Extraordinary Bodies wow crowds in London for the final tour date of What Am I Worth? 2018.  For the final weekend of the Riverstage Festival at The National Theatre,…
31/07/2018
Extraordinary Bodies, What Am I Worth? performance shot from Sunderland 2018: As the structure spins, Aislinn is climbing and balancing a top the set.

“Extraordinary by name, Extraordinary by nature”

Extraordinary Bodies’ new outdoor show ‘What am I Worth?’ is now half way through its tour for this year and the feedback has been incredibly positive! “I watched this…
03/07/2018
A group of 5 young workshop participants move around a studio space; they are lunging, stretching, twisting, reaching and smiling.

Ramps on the Moon – Youth Theatre Training

Diverse City is excited to be working alongside Ramps on the Moon in a new partnership, bringing inclusive Youth Theatre Training to venues across the UK. Ramps on the Moon…
03/07/2018
A small group of people sit in a room with lots of scattered chairs - it looks like a break from a workshop. They are talking and smiling together.

Work with us: Company Manager

Diverse City is looking for a Company Manager with a flair for efficiency, words and people to help us deliver our annual business plan targets and be the key support…
26/06/2018
In the rehearsal room: Jamie is in the foreground, a distressed and concerned expression on his face. The actors gathered behind him are reaching forward, pointing at him with stern and serious facial expressions.

Jamie Beddard in The Elephant Man at Bristol Old Vic

Jamie Beddard stars as Joseph Merrick, alongside final year students of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in The Elephant Man, opening at Bristol Old Vic tonight. Diverse City is…
09/05/2018
Photo from birds eye view - a group of 12 people in a circle, laying on the floor on mats and blankets, sitting on chairs and sofa. They are having a discussion; some people are taking notes on paper.

Work with us: Social Media Coordinator

Diverse City is looking for a Social Media Coordinator with curiosity, great ideas and bags of enthusiasm to build our online social media presence, turning buzz about our company…
09/05/2018
A group of workshop participants sat in a circle, with hands reaching behind their back, palms to the floor - one leg is ontop of the other knee. It looks like a good warm up stretch!

Work with us: Children & Young People Producer

Diverse City is looking for an optimistic Children and Young People Producer to oversee our fast moving inclusive programme of work with young, emerging performers and support the development…
01/05/2018
2 aerial artists suspended and entwined from straps: a white man in a wheelchair faces a muscular black woman - she is kneeling on his legs. There is an explosion of powdered paint around them in pink, green, blue and orange.

Rehearsals begin for groundbreaking new show from Extraordinary Bodies

What am I Worth? is the groundbreaking new show that shines a light on seven extraordinary cast members from across the world, including the US, Germany, Ireland and the UK. They…
24/04/2018
Workshop participants are walking in a line together, moving their arms and smiling.

National Lottery Awards for All support Masterclasses for young artists

Diverse City recently hosted a Masterclass in partnership with The Point Eastleigh, thanks to funding from National Lottery Awards for All. Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists and local disabled and non-disabled…
19/02/2018
Extraordinary Bodies artists and participants sit in a circle at Plymouth's Creative Explorations workshop

Coaching with Relational Dynamics 1st

In 2017, 14 participants took the Relational Dynamics 1st (RD1st) Introductory Coaching Course, as part of a collaboration between Diverse City and Clore Leadership Programme. 2 participants were selected to…
10/01/2018
Extraordinary Bodies artist David Ellington in an aerial hoop, laying back with feet high in the hoop and hands falling towards the ground.

Extraordinary Bodies – What Am I Worth?

This short film has been made by the visionary filmmakers Proudfoot. What Am I Worth? A new outdoor show touring summer 2018 Seven extraordinary artists run, fly, catch, play and…
14/12/2017
EBYA and young people from Bristol Old Vic's Theatre School, perform to an audience in Colston Hall's lobby.

Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists – 2018 Auditions

Are you aged 16 – 30 and live in Dorset? Do you love performance, theatre, dance, music and aerial circus? Do you care about social change and everyone having…
20/11/2017
Performance of Becoming - EBYA members are gathered centre stage crouched and kneeling down in a circle. Everyone wears red/grey/black clothing.

#ThanksToYou

Every time someone plays the National Lottery, they’re contributing to good causes across the UK. Every week, £30 million goes towards arts and culture, local communities, heritage and sport across the UK…