Projects

Creating turbulently happy works since 2014

A Real Fiction

Fasten your seatbelts, A Real Fiction is coming and it is filled with fun, funk and foam bananas! A Real Fiction has been whipping up a storm and collecting memories on the way through!

Loaded with current affairs, childhood nostalgias and one hit wonders this work has been co-created with the community, for the community.

A hyperactive mix of dance, theatre, meme and pop culture. You can expect the unexpected as you lose yourself in other peoples memories, whilst we guarantee you’ll have an unforgettable time. For ages 7 - 107!

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Proudly supported by

Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Take Art, Spark Somerset, Arts Council England, Somerset Community Foundation, Somerset Mental Wellbeing Service Small Grants Fund, The Old Mill Fund, Barn, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and Spiltmilk Dance.

With extra special thanks to all our community creators.


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Trailer coming soon...


 



 "Very very funny, very very entertaining, very clever"  

Mary Duke


 Next Door


A sofa that appears from nowhere, invites its audience to take a seat. 

But careful you don't get to comfy as this piece barely sits still.

Like a fly on the wall the audience get a chance to pry on the pair pushing, pulling and playing in a room with no walls. 

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Adapted for both indoor and outdoor performance, no two performances are ever the same.

Performed by: Joe Garbett and Sally Smithson.


 

 

"infinitely interesting"

Anna Rachael McBride


Number 13

Knock Knock

Who's there?

Your date

Your date who?

Your date who is nervously waiting out here, if you could please just open the door.

In true aKa style we've created a work that will have you grinning from ear to ear. Number 13 invites you to watch as a young man hopelessly waits for his dates reply at the front door.

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Initially crafted for Spiltmilk Dance's rural and community tour of The Little Love Cabaret. 

 

"wow wow wow"

Casson & Friends


Method to my Madness

Crafted as part of county-wide initiative called ‘War and Peace: Commemorating the Centenary through Dance’ - A project involving young people, schools, community groups, elder groups, professional dancers and music practitioners from across the county and beyond. aKa were honoured to be asked to choreograph a work which looked at the real-life experiences of Somerset woman Kathleen Tacchi-Morris (founder of Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre) and her journey from RAF worker during the First World War to ardent peace campaigner.

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Performed by: Joe Garbett, Sabrina Gargona, Jennifer Grant, Holly Preece, Verena Schneider and Sally Smithson. 


 

 

 "All I can say is I want to see more" 

Jane Langan

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