Their vision is a better world forged by the fearless imagination of circus.
They exist to tell new stories in extraordinary ways. They create world-class experiences that connect audiences, artists and participants through cutting-edge circus.They are a registered charity and core funded by the Arts Council England.
Fearless, precarious and uncompromising, contemporary circus is an artform like no other. With its unique combination of risk-taking, trust and collaboration circus reveals our human potential to achieve the extraordinary together.
Upswing draws on these qualities to create transformative experiences for audiences, artists and participants. They harness the broad appeal of circus then delve deeper to explore its emotional breadth and physical possibilities.
Recognised as the storytelling circus company, Upswing productions interweave aerial, theatre, dance, text and multimedia to create fresh experiences with narrative punch.
Top image shows aerialist, Alfa Marks at XR Circus.