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Extraordinary Moves

Artists and sports engineers explored developments in bio-engineering and the ethical questions around body enhancements, movement and what we mean by ability. The results included a touring family theatre piece, debates, exhibitions and culminated in a new play written by Kaite O’Reilly.


In collaboration with: Sheffield Hallam University, Chol Theatre, Sheffield Theatres


Sheffield, Harrogate, York, Leeds, Calderdale, Kirklees, Hull, Barnsley, Wakefield, Scarborough, Ryedale and London





“It was brilliant last night … such a feasty treat of dancing and bringing the LBT to life, loved it! “
– Attendee, The Night of Extraordinary Moves


“Kaite O’Reilly’s LeanerFasterStronger had me thinking and talking about sport all the way home… The performances were great and the level of ideas presented was complex and fascinating… this work didn’t disappoint”
– Disability Arts Online


“To be able to strip away the things that too many of us see first to see the movement behind, beautiful, just beautiful”
– online audience of Movement Capture film


“I’m so pleased I can get to dance in front of people. I love to dance. it is an opportunity I didn’t think I would ever have. I am proud.”
– Ryburn School pupil, participant in Movement Capture.

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