Forget Me Not, Forgive Me Now

Created at the Bubble Chamber, our popup place for performance and art for Coventry Mysteries Festival 2010, this proejct brought schools together to work on the theme of forgiveness.


A dance film installation at the Herbert Gallery inspired by their ribbon collection and the ribbon weaving industry

Every Child Is An Artist – performing arts

The project concluded its first year with a focus on performing arts: voice work, dance, drama and electronic music composition. Every Child Is An Artist develops the skills and innate ability of children, led by practicing artists at the forefront of their disciplines.

The Escape

The Escape – Life's Little Mysteries from Mercurial Dance Animation from the live performance Life’s Little Mysteries, The 2012 Coventry Mysteries Festival Animation created by children from coventry primary schools. Animation direction and concept by our associate artist Christoper Bradley. The Life’s Little Mysteries Project was conceived, produced and directed by Mercurial Dance in partnership…

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Aspire! Week 2014

We produced this week for Oasis Academy Hobmoor, to explore their aspirations for life in modern Britain. A week of internationally renown inspirational speakers, workshops, activities and trips to the cultural institutions in Birmingham helped the children and staff the school to explore how they can make a change to their lives and the world…

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Every Child Is An Artist – Visual Arts

Every Child Is An Artist is a new project created by Mercurial Dance, which aims to develop the skills, ability and imagination of all the children at Oasis Academy Hobmoor. The Spring Terms focus is Visual Arts and we have been exploring the theme of Our Community. The children have been working with ceramics, upcycled…

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Shadow Girl

A social inclusion project funded by Nottingham City Council for ‘Looked After’ young adults. Screened at the Big Youth Dance Weekend South Bank, Jan 05

FORT – Boys Dance Film

The Quiet Man in FORT takes a stand against isolation, power, responsibility and the crowd. Created with 84 lads from schools in Sandwell, FORT was Directed and Choreographed by Oliver Scott of Mercurial Dance, and created with Filmmaker Jay Langdell and Composer Andrew Kristy. It was filmed on location at Fort Dunlop, West Midlands. The…

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Cascades is a participatory ‘ballet’ – a digital dance shaped by interactive projections and sound and performed entirely by you, the audience A series of digital scores, projection mapped into the space, offer visual stimuli. Pathways and patterns are offered for you to explore your relationship to yourself, the digital and other players in the…

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The Seed

A new digital dance performance in development The project has linked us with a neuroscientist, Alex Conner from University of Birmingham and we are exploring where ideas and movements come from in the brain and body from a neuroscience perspective. This trigger is informing choreography and digital work as we seek to place the audience…

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