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A force for change

Mercurial is reaching its 16th Birthday! We thought we’d take a moment to look back at a selection of project we’ve run since the company formed in 2003. 2003 Mercurial Dance formed after Artistic Director, Oliver Scott, finishes a successful career as a performer for other companies, including touring with Motionhouse 2003 We created a series of…

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Creative Agencies – contributing to research at Coventry University

We recently were interviewed by Louis Bebb for a Coventry University research project exploring “How creative agencies are able to maintain themselves in a post-industrial society” Louis asked a series of questions via email and we have posted them here. Louis asked: There are two elements within creative agencies that we are interested in looking…

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Physical Theatre – is it still radical?

Holly B @ Hinckley College got in touch to ask some questions about Physical Theatre for her dissertation, here are some responses to her questions 13/05/2015 HB: Do I view physical theatre to be a contemporary and new idea? OS: As a genre of work referenced by academics and study books it has a time…

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Boys Dance, Sandwell – new video

Here is the latest videos from @warwickarts Boys Dancing Project in Sandwell and Dudley. Filmed by Mat Beckett. We had just 3.5 days with each group to make a new piece of dance theatre and perform at Wednesbury Town Hall. More details of the West Midlands Boys Dancing project can be found here Boys Dancing…

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Training for Dance And Physical Theatre – Interview with @kaybullock

From time to time we have people ask us about our work, industry tips or just the curious about how we do what we do. @kaybullock got in touch to ask Artistic Director Oliver Scott some questions in support of her HND Dance and Theatre course.┬áPart of her assignment is to ask a range of…

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