Our Shows, Past & Present

Big Brum Boogie

Big Brum Boogie is a participatory community project bringing together older, younger folks and anyone in between in Birmingham. The participants developed, learnt and performed the Big Brum Boogie FLASHMOB across Birmingham in August and September 2021!

Out Of the Deep Blue - OOTDB

Out of the Deep Blue is a large-scale performance, featuring 1 female contemporary dancer and a 4-meter tall sea giant puppet operated by 5 puppeteers. This outdoor spectacle is designed specifically for family and festival audiences and is inspired by the themes of the climate emergency and the biodiversity crisis.

Queer Words

Performed by an all-LGBTQ+ cast of 3 exceptional performers, Queer Words is a bold, provocative, and multi-disciplinary performance. Combining story-telling, spoken word, dance and physical theatre, Queer Words investigates toxic ideals and the crisis of masculinity.

A Posi+ve Life

A Posi+iveLife is an accessible, immersive and interactive theatre experience led by six contemporary characters featuring dance, physical theatre, spoken word and BSL interpretation.


Dystopia is a dance theatre duet for the outdoors and unusual spaces that is performed in the round. This jaw-dropping and thought-provoking performance is exploring the themes of our human need for connection and belonging, in opposition with our modern anxieties based on fear and violence

TZ Project

The TZ Project is an ongoing East African Cultural Exchange Programme that Autin Dance Theatre are developing in partnership with Batalo East, Ibuka Dance Foundation and Muda Africa, which started with our first exchange in Tanzania during 2017.

Square One

Square One’ is a bold and original solo performance combining digital media and dance theatre.

Choreographer Johnny Autin has long been fascinated by mental health and emotional wellbeing.