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Dancing Brick

Dancing Brick is the collaboration between Valentina Ceschi and Thomas Eccleshare.

After meeting at Lecoq Thomas and Valentina have been making bold, poetic, visual performance since 2008.

The company is based in the South East of England and is an Associate Company at Farnham Maltings and Resident Ensemble Company with Royal & Derngate.

Dancing Brick have worked with many theatres in the UK, including Tobacco Factory Theatres, Cambirdge Junciton, The Unicorn, Soho Theatre, Sheffield Theatres, and toured internationally to festivals including Naples, Bilbao and Shangahi as part of the British Council Showcase.  


©HelenMurray Jason and the Argonauts, Unicorn Theatre-1344.JPG

WINNER: Arches Brick Award

WINNER: Guardian Fringe Oscars ‘For making us laugh while trying to save the planet’

SHORTLISTED: Total Theatre Award ‘Best Emerging Company

FINALIST: Premio L’Altro Festival, Internazionale Incontri Teatrali 2009, Switzerland

SHORTLISTED: Total Theatre Award ‘Outstanding Graduate Company                              

"The award-winning Dancing Brick have a talent for conjuring up beautiful, offbeat characters and stories with a bare minimum of props and  speech….imaginative, visual storytelling-with-a-heart… exquisite”.
★★★★★ The Scotsman

“Pioneering work for our age that is a real privilege to witness”

★★★★★ A Younger Theatre

"Done with terrific elan, it’s rare to see work of such gentle charm"

★★★★★ The Telegraph


"Simultaneously hilarious and poignant…slick, perfectly-timed performances, enhanced by a magnetic on-stage chemistry.”
★★★★★ The Stage


“A world where the ordinary takes on delightful new significance.”

★★★★ Fest


"Beautifully conceived piece of physical theatre with such talent for both comic timing and physical performance”

★★★★ The Scotsman


“brilliantly inventive”
★★★★ Broadway Baby

“This is exactly what theatre should be – whatever performance language they use, whether it is through audience participation or poetic movement, not a syllable is wasted.”
★★★★ UK Theatre Web

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