Established by West-Yorkshire born artist, Anthony Middleton, ‘theMiddletonCorpus’ is his company and collective body of work, currently based in Leeds (UK).
Anthony is passionate about creating high quality multidisciplinary performance, combining contemporary dance and acrobatics. His work is created for a variety of performance spaces, in theatres and public spaces, both indoor and outdoors. Touring nationally and internationally, Anthony hopes that his work will both excite, inform and inspire audiences of all ages in the UK and beyond.
In addition to creating work with his company, Anthony is also interested in creating commissioned work for professional dance and theatre companies, as well as offering creative opportunities for communities and young people to engage with his unique choreographic style.
So as 'theMiddletonCorpus' creep over our 50% way through our touring for Summer 2016, we stop for a brief moment and take a breath. We've been so utterly thrilled with the responses to 'Without End' as we have been up and down the country, as well as over the sea...
'theMiddletonCorpus' are thrilled to be receiving funding from the 'Arts Council of England' to support our upcoming touring of 'Without End', to varying audiences around the UK and overseas. We're very excited to bring the work to audiences of ranging ages and levels of exposure to dance, to build our...
images by: Leon Poulton Photography
2nd July 2016 - 'Without End'
'Greenwich Docklands International Festival' (Greenwich, London)
15th / 16th July 2016 - 'Without End'
'Rock Oyster Festival' (nr. Wadebridge, Cornwall)
6th August 2016 (12:30-15:50) - 'Without End'
'Wilderness Festival' (part of the 'Rambert Choreographic Platform')
19th August 2016 - 'Without End'
'the National Theatre' London (part of event organised by 'Rambert Dance Company')
20th August 2016 - 'Without End'
'SALT 2016' (Cornwall)
7th - 11th September 2016 - 'Without End'
'ABUNDANCE Festival' (Khalstad, Sweden)
8th October 2016 - "Without End"
'Ilkley Art Trail' (Ilkley, Yorkshire)
MORE TOUR DATES TO FOLLOW SOON!!!!......
the above trailer was created in collaboration with 'Farm1027 Productions', supported by Arts Council England, Leeds City Council (Leeds Inspired) and donations from the public, through our 'Kick-starter' campaign.
"As a creator, I draw from my experiences as both an acrobat and as a dancer, challenging how these two disciplines can be integrated and redefined in my own personal aesthetic. When I'm constructing my work, I like to work with the body as a sculptor would work with clay, manipulating ways to construct architectural forms and acrobatic structures that can communicate concepts, ideas and imagery, that can resonate with an audience."
- Anthony Middleton