Works with the following audiences: 14-16 Years 17-18 Years 19+ Years Boys Learned in the following dance styles: Physical Theatre

Breaking Cycles



Breaking Cycles is a Manchester based, artist led company that devises and produces highly creative and original physical theatre. Benji Reid is the company’s creative producer, devisor and director and has performed much of his physical theatre work on an international scale. Past projects include the Process festival (workshops, lecture demonstrations, performances), started in 2006 and other workshops for example with Likeminds in Amsterdam in April 2010.

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Benji Reid has over twenty years teaching experience and has worked with excluded children, with the aim to instill confidence and a sense of worth so that that may play a positive role in society.


The company produces physical theatre with an emphasis on the newly emerging art form that is Hip Hop theatre. As a national and international advocate for Hip Hop Theatre, Breaking Cycles plays a key role in its development as an art form, challenging, engaging and developing new audiences for theatre. Breaking Cycles’ aims to revive the cultural significance of Hip Hop through innovative and energized work. • Technique style: Improvisation / Physical Theatre • Contextual: Appreciation / Theory • Groups: Educational / Community

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The company holds Public Liability Insurance up to £1,000,000. This is provided by Wrightsure Ltd, acting as brokers on behalf of Aviva Insurance Ltd.