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Climate Emergency: how can we make a difference?

Climate Emergency: how can we make a difference?

Highly Sprung has declared a Climate and Ecological Emergency. This blog goes over the reasons for this, and how are our recent work with children and young people has made a difference.
CastAway: Flying into Coventry this August

CastAway: Flying into Coventry this August

Watch CastAway by Highly Sprung this August Bank Holiday. A stunning outdoor aerial performance that captivates audiences of all ages.
FREE Sprung Summer Workshops in Physical Theatre, Ages 7-19 

FREE Sprung Summer Workshops in Physical Theatre, Ages 7-19 

Join physical theatre company Highly Sprung Performance this summer for their exciting physical theatre workshops in Coventry. Offering a completely different approach to theatre & performing arts classes for young people. 
Job Opportunity: Team Assistant, as part of the Kickstart Scheme

Job Opportunity: Team Assistant, as part of the Kickstart Scheme

Highly Sprung are recruiting a Team Assistant to support all aspects of Highly Sprung’s operations. Working with our small administrative and marketing team in the office, as well as supporting our busy team of creative practitioners, working in schools, festivals and theatres, working with children and young people to deliver high-quality arts and educational experiences.
Sprung Advance: Behind the Scenes of Changing Climates

Sprung Advance: Behind the Scenes of Changing Climates

Today we have a guest blog from Fern, a brilliant member of our oldest youth group Sprung Advance. Fern was a key part of the cast for Winter Rites at last week's Changing Climates Festival. She gives a behind the scenes look at the process of creating and performing this show, from the early days when we were back in lockdown to a powerful opening night.
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Highly Sprung

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Highly Sprung

Below is Highly Sprung's statement on our commitment to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI). It will be regularly updated as we develop as an organisation. 
Job Opportunity: 5 x Associate Artists with Highly Sprung

Job Opportunity: 5 x Associate Artists with Highly Sprung

We are recruiting 5 Associate Artists to join our team and deliver inspiring participatory projects in a range of settings throughout the year.
Looking Back at Lockdown

Looking Back at Lockdown

After a year in lockdown, we’ve been reflecting on our Highly Sprung highlights, featuring dancing lecture Transmission: Gone Viral, new touring production Castaway and much more!
Here For Culture: Culture Recovery Funding

Here For Culture: Culture Recovery Funding

Highly Sprung are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a grant from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund. We are incredibly grateful to receive this support and are committed to truly developing our work through the fund, investing in programmes that will have long-lasting impacts for the communities and audiences we work for.
A Look Inside Arty’s Broken Heart

A Look Inside Arty’s Broken Heart

Arty's Broken Heart engages children through physical theatre that inspires a sense of marvel, challenging existing barriers to accessing and participating in cultural activity. We are hugely excited about this development, as an opportunity to reach more children and to inspire teachers to lead their own activity on heart health using the resources our boxset provides.
Castaway, Coventry City of Culture 2021

Castaway, Coventry City of Culture 2021

Castaway challenges our 'Throwaway Society' and aims to inspire audiences to consider their role within the climate crisis.'  It will be coming to Coventry in August 2021 and Spring 2022, in partnership with the Canal and River Trust. Listen below to a conversation between Sarah Worth and Rachel New at the BBC.
Sprungsters Re-Launch

Sprungsters Re-Launch

We are excited to share with you our plans for re-opening Sprungsters, but not only that… Whilst we have been locked away, we have been busily working on a new approach and identity for our Sprungsters groups. Something that reflects the full range and breadth of the work we do and the brilliant, unique young people we work with.
Thursday Nights with the Sprungsters

Thursday Nights with the Sprungsters

Times are changing, and like everybody we have had to adapt. Listen below for an insight into our Thursday night ...
Feedback from the Live Stream of Home

Feedback from the Live Stream of Home

Saturday 28th March 2020 saw a live streaming of Home hosted by Coventry City Centre. With more than 10K views we have been blown away by the feedback from all those of you who joined us! Thank you!
Home- Going Digital

Home- Going Digital

We are delighted to announce that Coventry City Centre and City of Culture 2021 will be hosting a live screening of the full version of Home on Saturday 28th March at 6pm.
Images of Creativity

Images of Creativity

Following a recent session at the University of Warwick as part the 'Images of Creativity' module, we were invited to record a podcast examining our thoughts on and approaches to creativity and its relevance to learning and the curriculum.
Seen But Never Heard

Seen But Never Heard

Seen But Never Heard started life in response to a national call-out for young people to take part in social action.
Touring Dates – We Have Lift Off!

Touring Dates – We Have Lift Off!

As we head into the Summer of 2019, our festival and events tour dates for both the Urban Astronaut and Roots are really shaping up for another fantastic year of Outdoor Theatre!
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