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Let’s Amplify our Voices

Let’s Amplify our Voices

We, at Highly Sprung, believe it is vital that we enable our young people to be vocal and speak about the issues that concern them. For them, as our younger members of society, to be the catalyst for change.
Stories: All the Street’s a Stage

Stories: All the Street’s a Stage

We are delighted to share some fun (and slightly gruesome) stories, created for the 'All the Street's a Stage' by our Artistic Director Mark Worth. Each story is inspired by Shakespearean classics, combining different tales to create something new, with lots of twists!
A Reflection on Home

A Reflection on Home

On the last Saturday of March Coventry City Centre hosted a live screening of HOME, Mark reflects on our experience of creating Home, a vertical dance performance about the incredible city we live in, Coventry.
A Statement about COVID-19

A Statement about COVID-19

We have never been more together and yet so alone. I have no doubt that at the time of writing this statement there are many of you who might share this same sentiment.
Getting Physical

Getting Physical

I have a vested interest in physical contact, it’s how I create work and how I have made my living. But contact is far more important than just ‘making performance work’.
There is always something more to learn

There is always something more to learn

If you are reading this, believe me when I say there is always this beauty of ‘yet’ in life, in education, in yourself. Take your time, things will flow when you learn to love yourself and the world.
‘Theatre is nothing without a social and political message’.

‘Theatre is nothing without a social and political message’.

Throughout my week here on work experience with Highly Sprung, I have met incredible performers each sharing their same passion within performance through elements of dance and physical theatre.
16 year old me would be proud

16 year old me would be proud

My first show for Highly Sprung was 10 years ago. It was called “Chalk Door”, and performed at the Belgrade Theatre as was part of the first ever Physical Fellowship.
If we all do our best maybe we can make a difference…

If we all do our best maybe we can make a difference…

This week I have been working with 4 classes of yr 3 + 4 children looking at climate change and pollution in a school in Staffordshire.