AMICI Dance Theatre Company is a unique dance theatre company integrating able-bodied & disabled artists and performers. Founded by Wolfgang Stange in 1980, its productions and workshops have had a major impact world-wide, challenging conventional attitudes about disability and the arts.
AMICI runs regular classes (once a week during term time) for its 40+ members at The Lyric, Hammersmith where they are the resident community arts company. Biannually they produce a full company show performed in the Lyric’s main theatre.
AMICI gives open-workshops, residencies, student placements and performances throughout the year.
“Amici are committed to being fully accessible and inclusive, we have had a major impact worldwide challenging conventional attitudes to disability and the arts. At Amici we feel everyone should work collectively to support each other, listen and ensure that disability and inclusiveness is at the heart of evolving arts policy and practice”. Amici Dance Theatre Company
“Amici affirms life, creativity and the power of compassion”
Clement Crisp, Financial Times
“Amici are totally and utterly inspiring”