Blazing Saddles needs you!
Call out for Milton Keynes based women & their bikes to participate in a unique outdoor performance of The Bicycle Ballet Co’s Blazing Saddles
Sign up here
Who’s it for?
We’re looking for up to 20 local women & their bikes to join The Bicycle Ballet Company in the creation & presentation of Blazing Saddles for MK’s Pedalling Culture.
All ages welcome & no experience necessary, apart from basic cycling proficiency.
What is it?
Blazing Saddles is a unique outdoor performance celebrating the importance of the bicycle to women & fashion, & the possibilities of travel & freedom.
The show tells its tale in a series of choreographed sequences, with movement & humour. It unfolds along a short route along the Redways (locations to
You will learn the structures & movement in each scene, taking a lead in some & acting as a chorus in others; guided throughout by performers.
Why get involved?
Its an opportunity to develop new skills, boost confidence, work as part of a dedicated team on a unique project, meet new people & have lots of fun. You’ll learn about the historical importance of
cycling for women, & help encourage more people in Milton Keynes to ride & use the Redways.
Previous participants got involved to ‘try something different,’ ‘meet new people,’ ‘do something for their community,’ & ‘wanted a new challenge’. Afterwards, comments included:
‘I met new people, enjoyment, pushing myself, attention, laughter, fond memories & I learned new things.’
‘A great atmosphere at rehearsals & because we were all volunteers it felt like there was no pressure.’
‘Increased bike confidence. Enjoyed performing… way better than going to the gym.’
Saturday 15th September
10-1pm – Workshop rehearsal
1-2pm – Lunch
2-5pm – Ride the route & rehearsal
Sunday 16th September 10-12noon – Rehearsal & run through
2-4pm – performance
How can I get involved?
Register here – https://tinyurl.com/y8wo79e5
Get involved & be part of an amazing team, creating an exciting community event