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Why competition kills creativity | alienZoo | TEDxLeamingtonSpa
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alienZoo started with a simple concept - if gymnasts were given artistic license, what kind of beauty would result?

alienZoo was formed in 2002 by then arts students Ellen Watson and Zulieka Jeffries. It later became the practical research for an MA in Performing Arts. Initially being an examination between the relationship between sport and the arts, alienZoo has gone onto challenge theatrical performance with its unique blend of design elements, physical styles and practices.
Since 2002 alienZoo have performed for variety of corporate clients from premiership football associations to international television networks. However, they truly thrive when delivering their independent theatrical productions. Whether, at London’s Udderbelly as part of ‘Circus Maximus’ or as a stand alone production at the Brighton Fringe Festival. alienZoo’s individual blend of rhythmic gymnastics, contemporary dance, acrobatics & contortion captures the audiences imagination regardless of age, gender or background.

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