Wired Aerial Theatre

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We're hiring a Company Manager

27 March 2024

Wired Aerial Theatre (Wired), is seeking to appoint a Company Manager who has excellent organising, planning and communication skills, and enjoys travelling and working abroad.

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Audition Notice DER FREISCHÜTZ 2024!

20 December 2023

Wired Aerial Theatre (Wired) is excited to be working with the Bregenzer Festspiele (Bregenz Opera Festival) again in 2024 for their production of Der Freischütz directed by award-winning Philipp Stölzl. 

We are looking for talented performers with a drive to create and invent, to help us build the true essence of the show and bring it to life. 

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Wired Aerial Theatre Returns to Bregenzer Festspiele!

22 November 2023

We are thrilled to share the news that we are once again collaborating with the prestigious Bregenzer Festspiele for our upcoming production of "Freischütz"! 🎭 

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Experience the biggest and best Borough of Culture event yet!

4 October 2023

We're bringing As The World Tipped home!

Join us for our breathtaking, large-scale outdoor show in St Helens: Saturday, 21st October 2023, 6.30PM, for FREE.

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Exciting Placement Opportunity!

27 July 2023

We have a placement opportunity for 3 female performers aged between 19-25years. 

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Wired are recruiting a Communications Manager - applications now closed

24 April 2023

We are seeking to appoint a Communications professional who is a creative thinker, capable of engaging and developing audiences in new and innovative ways.

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Me vs Me Film is live

28 July 2022

Last January Wired created Me vs Me. A poignant aerial dance theatre production using themes of mental health. Now available for touring to secondary schools, theatres and outdoor festivals.

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Meet some of our team from Me vs Me!

30 June 2022

We asked Gavin if he would be so kind as to share some thoughts with us about his skills, his ways of working and his experience of working with Wired.

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Embracing and welcoming change - Wired leave The Higher Space

29 June 2022

Closing the doors to The Higher Space was a big decision but one we trusted to allow us to join with other organisations to build a stronger cultural sector - we are stronger together.

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What Me vs Me means to me

24 May 2022

We recently sat down with members of our talented team to explore the themes and topics within Me vs Me to find out what it means to them.

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New approaches - Engaging more people in Wired Aerial Theatre’s aerial techniques

13 October 2021

Part of my role as Director of Learning and Participation is to engage professional artists in Bungee-Assisted Dance. In my role I work closely with Wendy, our Artistic Director, to work out how we can better resource our company with the bespoke skills we need to make our work.

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CRF Funding bid success!

13 October 2020


Wired Aerial Theatre has been awarded funding from the first round of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund.

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Overwhelming responses from To Me, To You... audiences

2 October 2019

Last weekend Wired headed to Bournemouth for Arts By The Sea to perform To Me, To You... 

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Rigoletto coming to a cinema near you!

12 September 2019

The world-famous opera Rigoletto set on one of the largest lake-stages in the world is coming to local audiences in Liverpool!

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Prepared to have your World Tipped at Wentworth Woodhouse!

3 September 2019

As The World Tipped will be back in the UK this November at Wentworth Woodhouse. Prepare to gasp in astonishment and for a breath-taking aerial performance like you've never seen before.

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To Me, To You... joins Arts By The Sea!

5 August 2019

To Me, To You... will join Arts By The Sea festival, an annual celebration of arts, culture and people in Bournemouth.

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Rigoletto cast

8 July 2019

Meet the Rigoletto cast here!

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20 June 2019

Our countdown for the sold out Rigoletto premiere begins...

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CYDC's stunning bank holiday performance

1 June 2019

CYDC performed their brave and awe-inspiring choreography at Brantwood and on a rock-face at Langdale.

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Success at EDGE HILL & LIPA!

12 April 2019

Our Edge Hill & LIPA students reach levels of spectacular for their performance pieces!

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Rigoletto Stage

7 March 2019

Rigoletto is beginning to come together with the stage starting to form on Lake Constance...



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CYDC - Performances & Tickets

28 February 2019

Wired are thrilled to be working with Cumbria Youth Dance Company who will be showcasing their performance at Kendell Mountain Festival this year.

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Wired: a microgap in Liverpool

18 February 2019

Jazz/Soul singer Tertia May comes with VICE to experience flying with Wired Aerial Theatre.

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Audition Notice! (Auditions now closed)

21 December 2018

Wired is searching for incredibly skilled ground-based circus acts, groups and individuals.

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30 November 2018

Wired teamed up with New Balls Please in sunny Portugal, as part of a Superhuman academy. Our brilliant superhumans walked across a vertical wall on the side of a spectacular mirrored building, without holding onto any rope! Our 67 participant's developed their core strength all whilst enjoying magnificent views.

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Award-winning and internationally-acclaimed physical theatre company Gecko visit THS for a day Workshop!

17 November 2018

Feel alive, feel creative and learn how to expand your physical and emotional capabilities!

Wired Aerial Theatre are excited to announce a professional development opportunity with GECKO!

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Wired Are Hiring: Administration Assistant

13 November 2018

We are calling for an Administration Assistant to join the team. Aged 16-29 this is an exciting opportunity to learn new skills and gain valuable experience in a fantastic industry.

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Signature ROCKBOTTOM Workshop with Stuart Waters

4 November 2018

Signature ROCKBOTTOM Workshop with Stuart Waters

Powerless to Powerful

Sunday 4th November 11-1pm

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3 September 2018


Mon 22nd - Fri 26th Oct 2018

9.30am - 3.30pm

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Willowbrook Hospice Charity Day

14 August 2018

Loads of prizes, fun and games on Sunday 26th Aug 10-3pm

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Wired Summer Series

5 June 2018


Join us for our Summer Series of Adult and Junior Workshops featuring our favorite aerial techniques of Bungee-Assisted Dance, Vertical Wall and elements of Circus! ..

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A fantastic weekend at Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta, Liverpool!

31 May 2018

Over the May bank holiday The Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta returned to Liverpool for the fifth time for an unforgettable weekend on the waterfront. Wired alongside a whole host of fantastic organisations performed spectacular shows all weekend long, it was a fantastic event that saw people of all ages gather to enjoy the sunshine, activities, shows and culture.

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Wired set sail with Three Festivals Tall Ship Regatta!

6 April 2018

Wired are excited to announce that over the May Bank Holiday weekend we will be performing our newly redeveloped production of To Me, To You..at this years Three Festivals Tall Ship Regatta in Liverpool.

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Get Creative With Wired!

29 March 2018

On the 24th of March, Wired opened their doors for the public to join in on a range of free taster sessions as part of BBC Get Creative. BBC Get Creative is a fantastic event that raises both awareness and participation on all the great cultural activities that takes place right across the UK on a regular basis and encourages people to try their hand at something new and creative!

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Q&A with Dance Performer Viva Foster!

24 March 2018

We are really excited to annouce that we are opening up our weekly company class to professionals and final year dance students. These classes are designed to develp fundamental skills specific to aerial dance. We caught up with our Dance Performer Viva Foster who will be leading the sessions to discuss passion, dance  and her artistic journey. 

Company Class will commence from 26th March. 


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Bungee-Assisted Dance bounces on to the class timetable!

23 March 2018

Eagerly anticipated weekly bungee-assisted dance course is coming to The Higher Space after Easter!

Suitable for all levels of aerial experience and ability. Previous dance experience is beneficial...Not only is this bungee-assisted dance workshop crazy bouncing fun,but also....


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What's On This Easter At Wired!

16 March 2018

Spring has officially sprung and that can only mean one thing....Easter Holidays!

Here at Wired, we’ve been working around the clock preparing for our upcoming Easter School.  We are delighted to be offering four fun filled days, where we will be bringing The Higher Space to life with a truly magical performance.


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Bregenz Festival

25 May 2017

Wired is thrilled to be providing aerial artistry and technical consultation for a new production of Carmen, at Bregenz Festival in Austria this summer.

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To me, To you... Meet the cast!

10 May 2017

To me, To you… is Wired’s new, playful small-scale aerial dance show, commissioned by Without Walls and Brighton Festival. We are delighted to bring some new faces on board for the show - so ahead of the premiere in Brighton, meet our wonderful cast!

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Diversity Tour

4 April 2017

After six sell-out UK tours, Diversity have announced their seventh tour Genesis for April 2017. The astonishing street dance troupe approached Wired Aerial Theatre to bring some aerial magic to their show...

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Research Intensive with Stuart Waters & Wendy Hesketh-Ogilvie

16 February 2017

This two-day intensive is an extension of the research period for Rock Bottom, within which emotions associated with the theme will be explored, finding ways to physically express personal narratives.

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Five Minutes with Kit

1 February 2017

Kit Eckersley is the newest member of Wired Aerial Theatre, joining us at the beginning of 2017 to teach our Junior Hoops and Silks classes. We caught up with him to get to know him a bit better!

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LEAP Festival Artist Callout

23 January 2017

Wired Aerial Theatre and MDI are looking for artists wanting to research and discover within the LEAP Dance Festival as part of its Professional Development Programme.

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Open Class with Artistic Director

10 January 2017

In 2017 our Artistic Director, Wendy Hesketh-Ogilvie and Stuart Waters, an independent dance artist, will be working on a new collaborative project. On 16th & 18th January they will be opening class in the mornings for local dance, theatre or circus artists.

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New classes for 2017 - Meet the tutors!

14 December 2016

We are thrilled to announce our new Adult and Junior classes at The Higher Space for January - February 2017; and back by popular demand is our Bungee-Assisted Dance / Vertical Wall combo weekend on 21-22 January!

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Aerial Performance Tripod

29 November 2016

We’ve recently had the pleasure of collaborating with Rigging Services to produce a bespoke tripod structure capable of hanging two performers.  This structure also has the possibility to raise the performer up and down throughout the performance and can suspend a variety of aerial equipment such as Silks, Hoop, Corde-Lisse or Bungee.

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Dreaming of a Wired Christmas

8 November 2016

It's hard to believe but it's nearly time to dig the decorations out of the loft again!  We are certainly getting into the Christmas spirit here at Wired, with two special productions in our hometown of Liverpool.

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A Terrific Taster Day!

26 October 2016

We were delighted to see so many faces, both familiar and brand new, at our free Taster Day at The Higher Space at the weekend! 

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Weekend Workshops

14 October 2016

Two exciting weekend workshops are coming up in November - a Bungee-Assisted Dance masterclass with our Artistic Director, and an open level Bungee-Assisted Dance / Vertical Wall combo.

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50th Celebrations!

13 October 2016

Hot on the heels of performing the 50th show of As The World Tipped this summer, we take a trip back to 2000 as part of the Roundhouse's 50th birthday celebrations.

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SLICE preview this summer

2 July 2016

Our brand new aerial show SLICE is previewing this summer as part of Dancing City.

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