We train and mentor both new and established arts practitioners in physical theatre and the kinaesthetic learning processes at the heart of our work.
We are currently looking for artists, young people and participants for the following projects:
Out Out: Callout for LGBTQIA+ identifying young people aged 14-30
Anonymously share your story and perform in a film with Sky Arts
We are looking for LGBTQIA+ identifying people aged 14-30, to work with us on an exciting new project commissioned by Coventry City of Culture 2021 and Sky Arts.
Highly Sprung have been selected to produce one of 10 new films celebrating the theme Unlocked, for national broadcast on Sky Arts in April 2022. ‘Out Out’ is an ambitious idea unlocking and celebrating the voices of Coventry’s emerging LGBTQIA+ community on a national platform. Giving positive and celebrated space to young voices and bringing to the mainstream stories that are often hidden or censored.
How can you get involved?
There are 2 ways to be a part of the project:
2: Perform as part of the final film
We will be making another call out for performers for the project very soon… so if you want to feature in the film and develop your performance talents sign up to our newsletter here for more details.
A Day Like This
A Day Like This: Callout for Coventry & Warwickshire Families for project with Avanti Train Station
- A family based in Coventry?
- A family who has not previously travelled by train from Coventry?
- Looking for something exciting to do as a family?
Then we are looking to work with you!
Highly Sprung are looking for local families to take part in a unique project and very special family day out by train for A Day Like This, run by Highly Sprung for Heart of England Community Rail Partnership and Avanti West Coast.
We would like families to join us for an exciting adventure. This is a joyful opportunity to excite your minds and expand your horizons as you plan take part in a day trip by train.
- Saturday mornings from January to April 2022 at Coventry Train Station.
- The day trip is planned for with the day trip planned for Saturday 5th March 2022.
This project is a FREE opportunity. We can support you with help for travel to and from the sessions. We will provide refreshments at every session.
Download the pack below for more info. If you are interested in taking part please email email@example.com with ‘A Day Like This’ in the subject line, or call us 07810263355.
Critical Mass: Callout for 16-30 year olds for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Cultural Programme
Are you aged 16-30 and based in the West Midlands? Are you interested in dance and movement? Critical Mass is a unique opportunity for you to be a part of some of 2022’s biggest events including the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games opening and closing ceremonies.
We are particularly keen to hear from participants who self-identify as disabled and/or from Black, Asian, mixed ethnicity or from any ethnically diverse background.
Highly Sprung artist Emily Robertson is an artist on the project, leading FREE weekly creative dance & movement rehearsals, every Tuesday from 6pm – 7.30pm at the Daimler Powerhouse, Coventry, CV1 4DQ.
Critical Mass 2022 is made possible thanks to generous support from Spirit of 2012.
We build artist training into our creative process. It’s fundamental to sparking inspiration and ideas as well as giving space for emerging artists to explore understand our unique approach to making theatre.
What People Say
“Training with Highly Sprung enhanced my teaching practice and equipped me with a new skill set. I learnt to approach workshops as a narrative, and this has provided me with a structure to my teaching that I can be creative and play with.”