A written practical guide about Amici and their working methods with a foreword by Clement Crisp OBE, anecdotes from Wolfgang Stange. DVD narrated by Sir Ben Kingsley.

“The Magic of Amici is a fascinating film and an invaluable tool for any one working in the creative arts.” Londondance

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The Magic of Amici Resource Pack & DVD £32 inc P&P

Chapters including:

  • The structure of an Amici session
  • Use of music
  • Use of props, words and visual images
  • From workshop to stage
  • Improvisation and the Amici "Magic"

The DVD is a special film celebrating 30 years of Amici, narrated by Sir Ben Kingsley, it shows Amici's amazing history of productions, compiling images from over 250 hours of rarely seen archive footage, including recent interviews with Wolfgang Stange. It also gives a unique insight into the methods that Amici employ in their creation processes and guidelines to workshop practices and works as an accompaniment to the written practical guide.

Produced by Turtle Key Arts
Narrated by Sir Ben Kingsley
Directed by Alan Bowyer
Written text by Janee Hall & Wolfgang Stange
Edited by Shaun Dawson


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The Magic of Amici DVD only

All monies raised from sales of the practical guide and DVD are donated to Amici Dance Theatre Company and will help them continue their weekly classes.

We will post out to any worldwide address, UK and EU delivery within 14 days other regions may take longer.

If you are unhappy with your product in any way we will gladly give you a refund if you return it to us.

Amici gratefully acknowledge the support of Awards for All, D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust, Hammersmith and Fulham Fast Track Scheme, John Lewis Partnership, John Lyon’s Charity & Urban Partnership – Community Chest.

We’re looking for young people to join Young Amici, a new inclusive dance theatre group, run by Amici Dance Theatre Company.

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Young Amici is for those aged 11-25, disabled & non-disabled who are interested in dance & theatre. The classes are FREE, fun, fully inclusive and suitable for all levels of experience.

Young Amici is a chance to meet new people, take part and experience dance through Amici’s unique improvisation techniques and discover the Magic of Amici.


The Dance Studio
Lyric Hammersmith
Lyric Squre
King Street
W6 0QL


4.30pm to 6pm every Wednesday during term time


If you would like to take part or to find out more please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 020 8964 5060


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Amici will run an open workshop at The Lyric, Hammersmith at 2.30pm on Sat 27 May 2017.

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Please make a donation to help make the impossible possible. Thank you from everyone at Amici.

Amici are going to reprise the performances of the full company shows Tightrope and 35 Amici Drive in one week at the Lyric, Hammersmith. They say we are crazy to even try and that it can't be done - 2 shows, 6 performances each with over 50 performers on stage in 1 week - with your help we can do it. MAY 2017
35 Amici Drive
Tues 23 Evening (7.30pm)
Weds 24 Matinee (1.30pm) Evening (7.30pm)

Fri 26 Matinee (1.30pm) Evening (7.30pm)
Sat 27 Evening (7.30pm)

Back by popular demand and in the great tradition of English repertory theatre, Amici Dance Theatre Company will reprise their spectacular shows Tightrope and 35 Amici Drive in one glorious week at the Lyric Hammersmith.

2 shows l 6 performances l 45 performers l 18 scenes l 22 dances l 108 costumes l 300 props and 1 "totally and utterly inspiring" company

‘This is real theatre, it changes the way you see the world’ The Observer

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35 Amici Drive

‘Memorable and moving. A joyful illustration of the power of movement and of community.’ Everything Theatre

Sound the trumpet, Bang the drum, We’re not moving, Let them come! In Amici’s 35th anniversary show the residents of 35 Amici Drive are under threat of eviction from their homes. Will they overcome in their struggle to stay or will they face the wrecking ball?


‘profoundly moving, it is also genuinely entertaining’  The Sunday Telegraph

Ladies & Gentlemen, Boys & Girls the circus is about to begin! Tightrope, Amici’s 30th anniversary show, is a touching story of an old circus company who have stuck together, struggling against the odds to survive, but will this be their final performance?

020 8741 6850

35 Amici Drive
Tue 23 May 7.30pm
Wed 24 May 1.30pm * & 7.30pm

Fri 26 May 1.30pm * & 7.30pm
Sat 27 May 7.30pm

 SPECIAL TICKET OFFER: Book tickets to both shows for £20

* BSL & Audio Described

There will be an Amici workshop at the Lyric, open to the public on Sat 27 May 2.30pm.

Take part in an Amici workshop and experience their unique creative methods and discover the “magic of Amici”.  The workshop will be run by Wolfgang Stange and members of the company open to the public. Places are limited so early booking is recommended.



Artistic Director and Choreographer Wolfgang Stange
Director and Set Design Michael Vale
Original Music Composition Nao Masuda
Live Music Nao Masuda and Jenny Adejayan
Assistant Choreographer Colm Gallagher
Costume and Design Tina Bicat
Lighting Design Phil Supple
Devised, Written & Performed by Amici Dance Theatre Company
Additional Script by Michael Vale and Chrissie Kugele
Produced by Turtle Key Arts

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Amici would like to thank everyone who very generously donated to the Make the Impossible Possible campaign, your support really did make Amici in Rep possible.