Copperdollar, is a theatrical Immersive Performance Company, working with cross art-forms to explore the possibilities of framing visual art within a theatrical setting and collapsing the wall between performer and audience.
The shows combine dance, theatre, visual and art digital, clowning, magical illusions with archetypal storytelling, With a large emphases on a playfully way of working closely with an audience. The work ranges in scale from large big-top shows ‘The Back of Beyond’, to community town Parades "Basingstoke" to small tented sideshow ‘Spidora’ , Walkabouts "Maria de La Muerte" and our new two hander street show ‘The Voyage of La Sibylle’ which is a promenade piece.
First commissioned by Glastonbury Festival and funded on numerous occasions by Arts Council England, Copperdollar have since been seen @ Brighton Fringe, Stockton International Riverside Festival, Watch this Space at The National Theatre, Mintfest, Preston Guild Festival, Boomtown, Bestival, Kendal Mint fest, The Blind Tiger, The Old Market, Lost Carnival, Hull Freedom Festival, Horniman museum, Belfast Slipways, Basingstoke Day of the Dead and many others.
The shows have won “Best Newcomers” 2008 Brighton Fringe, "The Best of Glastonbury" by BBC2 in 2011, “Top Ten Weirdest Things to do at Glastonbury” NME in 2016.