Arbonauts create bold site-specific performance, challenging the meeting point between theatre, dance and installation. Founded in 2012 by Helen Galliano and Dimitri Launder, Arbonauts is a multi-disciplinary company with an experimental and collaborative core.

Their sell-out London productions include Biped’s Monitor (2012 & 2013) presented at dusk in Nunhead Cemetery and The Desire Machine (2015), a 360° performance installation created 10m under the Thames at the Brunel Museum (shortlisted for an Off West End Theatre Award 2016).

In 2016, Inside Out Dorset commissioned them to create The Soaring Sky, a walk-through performance of birdsong along a coastal path, sung live by 25 local singers and attended by over 800 people. They worked with costume design students from Arts University Bournemouth over 6 months and toured to Latitude Festival in 2017.

Their partners and supporters indicate the breadth of our creative ambition, including Arts Council England, British Council, British Land, Ideas Tap, Latitude Festival, London International Mime Festival, London Mayor’s Fund, Metal, Nunhead Festival, Shoreditch Town Hall & Southwark Council. Since 2013 we have been featured in: The Times, London Live TV, Time Out, Metro, Independent, The Guardian, Huffington Post, Run Riot & A Younger Theatre.

'Perfect for those seeking unconventional theatrical experiences.' A Younger Theatre

'Immersive experience experts Arbonauts are back with another mind-bending mixture of art, theatre, music and low-lighting.' Time Out

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