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Jackie Clementines is a performance artist, workshop facilitator, fire choreographer, youth worker, writer, activist and clown. In his time off he is just a clown!
He says: “when I grow up I want to be an actor, playing a clown, impersonating a talented performance artisté!”
Clementines Live Arts is a production company directed by Jackie. They are responsible for producing all of Jackie’s solo shows as well as a number of larger scale collaborations.
Producing narrative-led, high-impact circus theatre – they integrate breathtaking tricks into family theatre as seamlessly as singing into musicals. They tell original stories with heartwarming morals set to multi-instrumental live scores.
Originally an Outdoor Arts company their work has been presented at events such as Somerfest (Fuse Outdoor Arts), Hereford River Carnival, Coventry City of Culture, Taunton Live and Shambala Festival.
Their first move indoors saw them present their work on rural touring schemes including Take Art, Arts Alive, Arts Out West and Black Country Touring.
In 2022 they were supported by Arts Council England and The Brewhouse (Taunton) to redevelop their outdoor show Ernie’s Journey and take it on their first national indoor Theatre tour.
Latest News & Blog
A campaign to reclaim the Mecca Bingo building in Taunton as an arts and culture venue is creating a buzz amongst local councillors and the public as the campaign reaches over 2000 signatures and is set to drive more public support. The ‘Project Gaumont’ team lead by Somerset Arts Business Cultural Alliance and Creative InnovationJune 28, 2023
We were pleased to hear from SABCA member Corrinne Curtis who obtained advice from SABCA at the early stages of her project. Through hard work and determination Corrinne has achieved overwhelming success for The Nornen Project and we would like to share here comments sent to us: We spoke a couple of years ago aboutJune 21, 2023
Emergence, an immersive audio-visual installation by SABCA Member, This is Loop, debuts at Canary Wharf’s Winter Lights Festival this January
Montgomery Square, Canary Wharf, E14Wednesday 18th – Saturday 28th January 2023 As part of Winter Lights 2023 at Canary Wharf, This is Loop (a SABCA Member) is presenting their most ambitious work to date: a major audio-visual artwork, Emergence. Conceived and built by artists Harriet Lumby and Alan Hayes, the co-founders of This is Loop,January 19, 2023
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