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We’re bringing Shakespeare’s New Place To Life With A Brand New Show This Winter

6th November 2017

We’re thrilled to announce that we are collaborating with Shakespeare’s New Place on a magical winter dance-circus extravaganza, which is set to delight and surprise audiences this festive season.

From 13 – 17 DecemberMidwinter Magic Dance-Circus Spectacular will transform the contemporary gardens of Shakespeare’s New Place into a magical world, brought to life by our dancers through a series of exciting dance and acrobatics inspired by the timeless themes of Shakespeare’s work. Midwinter Magic promises to be a visual and physical feast with pure skill, spectacle and magical storytelling – a truly immersive after-dark theatrical experience.

Louise Richards, Executive Director of Motionhouse said: “We are very excited to be working with Shakespeare’s New Place on Midwinter Magic. We are passionate fans of Shakespeare and are delighted to have the opportunity to use Shakespeare’s themes as inspiration for this exciting dance-circus production.”

Chloe Malendewicz, Manager at Shakespeare’s New Place said: “New Place was Shakespeare’s home during some of the most creative years of his life, and the space continues to inspire tremendous creativity and emotion. We’re thrilled to be working with Motionhouse to put on this visual and physical spectacle for visitors to enjoy this festive season. We wanted to use this event to open up a different perspective to Shakespeare and show how his themes can be explored in a contemporary and creative way. We can’t wait to see what magical acrobatic performances the dancers have in store for us.”

How To Book

Midwinter Magic Dance-Circus Spectacular runs at Shakespeare’s New Place from 13 – 17 December with two shows each evening – 5.30pm and 7.30pm, each lasting approximately an hour. Tickets cost £10 for adults, £7 for children/concessions. Spaces are limited so early booking is advisable. Book online at