Their mission To create work that reflects our ever-changing society through circus To constantly improve and achieve a higher standard with every production To take advantage of present surroundings and circumstances to develop new ideas for artistic expression To create a working environment that fosters creativity and inspiration To generate work that can be sustained by the artists
Artistic Policy Their aim is to generate original work through the talents of individual artists, making this work through a consistent discovery of creative ideas and applying a devising process that promotes growth. They draw inspiration and context from present day influences.
They create original performances for the widest possible audiences across the world, from conceptualising cutting edge performance to delivering astonishing contemporary circus shows.
The Generating Process They have learnt from extensive experience that to fully realise an artist’s vision the technical and production support needs to draw on project planners, structural and mechanical engineering and architectural design.
Our History The Generating Company was formed from the Millennium Dome Central show, it was an idea by Dome Creative Director Mark Fisher and Production Manager Paul Cockle. The company created ‘Storm’, it’s first show which opened in the Combustion Chamber at The Circus Space in Hoxton in 2001. From these beginnings the company grew, making its own shows and delivering worldwide shows and events.
In 2006 and 2007 the Generating Company played live to over a million people with original shows performing and touring on three continents.
The company is now led by Artistic Director Abigail Yeates and has become internationally recognised for producing original physical and circus productions.