Mixed media: I’m an Artist, I’m Cynthia Bowling

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Cynthia is a thoughtful dancer and choreographer, full of ideas and statements that move you.  She enjoys helping others to develop their ideas and performances.  As well as many Spare Tyre productions, Cynthia has performed in productions with Corali Dance Company and East London Dance.  One of her pieces, Telling Off Movements, featured in I'm in Artist, let me in! in the Roundhouse Studio Theatre on 25th May 2010 and again in October 2010 at the New Diorama Theatre.  Cynthia has performed Telling Off Movements at numerous events including club nights for East London Dance and Croydon Clocktower, and most notably she featured in the International Dance Festival in Turku, Finland in 2011.  Cynthia also works for Actability and stars in their show Wake Up Don Quixote touring to schools and arts venues.

Work Experience

Cynthia has performed in the following productions:

Cynthia has been an Assistant Workshop Leader at the following venues:

  • Charlton School, Greenwich 2009
  • Unity disability arts festival, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff 2008

Qualifications

  • Entry Level and Level One inc.Theatre Skills Course, accredited by OCN, completed 2008
  • Participated in Go inc to work, assisted employment programme for artists with learning disabilities, 2008-2010

If you are interested in working with Cynthia, and would like to learn more about her skills, availability and support needs, please call 0207 061 6454 or email Spare Tyre.

Video: Meet Cynthia Bowling

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[Sound of running water. Calm, spiritual music]
[sweeping sounds]
[Man clearing throat]

Man: You’ve missed a bit

Voices: Let the play begin!


[Atmospheric music, synthetic notes throughout]

Cynthia [echoey voice]: What makes you feel happy?
What makes you unhappy?
What made you choose this life?


Cynthia: My name’s Cynthia Bowling.
I’ve been here from, roughly about three years ago.
I’ve been in Dark Inc, err Faust, err Arabian Nights and Days, err The Tempest.
My strengths are, to try and get, express my movements to people and help people with their ideas.
The best one for me was The Art Room, because I was helping Claire with her movements.


[Background noise]

[Cynthia loud, violent breaths.]


[Haunting flute music]


[Atmospheric music, synthetic notes throughout]

 

Audio: You

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[Atmospheric Synthetic notes, build up throughout.]
Echoing Voice: What makes you feel happy?
[Pause, 16 seconds]
Echoing Voice: What makes you unhappy?
[Pause, 18 seconds]
Echoing Voice: What made you choose this life?
[Pause, 18 seconds]
Echoing Voice: What’s the best moments?
[Pause, 18 seconds]
Echoing Voice: What would you like to change in your life?
[Pause, 26 seconds]
Echoing Voice: Is there anything you wanna change?
[Pause, 15 seconds]
Echoing Voice: Do you love your family?
[Pause, 14 seconds]
Echoing Voice: What’s it like being a teenager?
[Pause, 16 seconds]
Echoing Voice: What’s it like to be you?
[Pause, 15 seconds]
Echoing Voice: Is there anything you’d ask me?
[Music fades out.]

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