Totally brilliant for our Basingstoke audiences and the community element is possibly the best participatory element to a show we have had during the 12 years of the Basingstoke FestivalRoss Harvie
With a charismatic spirit and great attention to detail, Creative Director Johnny Autin creates not only a striking visual performance of community spirit but one that is accessible to all.Serena Murphy
Happy, Joyful, Included, I felt part of the communityParticipant
Please note that the show doesn’t contain any text or spoken word. All the storytelling is expressed through movement and physicality.
Touch Tours prior to the live performances are available (to be organised in advance between promoter and show director.
For any enquiries regarding accessibility, please contact us via email
Schools & Community Outreach
Autin Dance Theatre invites and calls upon individuals, community groups, educational establishments to take part in a live performance of Parade - the Giant Wheel. The opportunity will engage, inspire and upskill local participants, residents and creatives in the region with of artistic and social impact for the community and beyond.
The community sessions will be open to all and highly accessible, and movement content will be suitable for those with reduced mobility, offering differentiation options to cater to all abilities. The workshops are specifically aimed at intergenerational communities including young people aged 6+, young people and their families and adults from local communities & school groups, including young people with physical or learning disabilities, those with challenging behaviour, groups in areas of social deprivation and all local residents.
Email our Learning & Participation manager Kirsten for more information and to request a booking form.
Upcoming Tour Dates
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Sponsors & Supporters
Autin Dance Theatre presents ‘Parade’ with the support of Arts Council England, MAC – Midlands Arts Centre, 101 Outdoor Arts, Black Country Dance Hub, Without Walls – Blueprint, Black Country Touring, Out There Arts and The National Lottery Community Fund.
Learning & Participation Manager:
Technical Production Manager:
Bespoke Set Design & Construction:
Big House Events
Richard Shrewsbury - Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Mark 'Magoo' Robertson, Rose Johnson & Paola Cardarelli
Johnny Autin, Jamie Higgins, Kim Wildborne, Will Hodson, Rebecca Solomon, Felix Fogg & George Perez