Blazing Saddles Touring Performance

Five performers with blue helmets, skirts & bloomers, topped with bright pink capes, walk along a pavement with their bikes on the right side, each leaning in to create an arch with their bikesA unique, visually narrative performance which roves around a site, or across several locations.

Blazing Saddles’ touring show marks the moment when bicycles first became more widely available & women transformed their clothing to be able to ride.

Costumes are based on the original, copyrighted designs for ‘convertible cyclewear,’ so women could change between riding & respectability in an instant – although respectability is occasionally lacking here….

Click here for a short promo film

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We’re looking for partners to develop a workshop model to engage & incorporate local participants in the show.  Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if this is of interest to you – karen@bicycleballet.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feedback for the Work in Progress show in Balham, May 2017

 

“Such a wicked thing to stumble across” @statisbeatnik.  More at this link…

& click on the short film below…

 

Choreographed by Janine Fletcher, Costumes by Holly Murray, Sound by Oliver Aylmer

Created & Produced by KP Projects CIC

Touring show development commissioned by

 

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