We transform spaces; Inside, Outside, Big, Small. We were commissioned by  Theatre Absolute on their first Shop Front Festival to create a visual identity for the DIY dance element of the festivals programming.  We also worked with the 8 dance groups performing in those spaces to coordinate their costumes and add an element which signified…

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We LOVE putting things on the outside of buildings and outdoor structures!  We’ve put bows, rosettes, baubles and even a pair of love hearts outside various venues. From bowing buildings, transforming stages and dressing statues there is nothing we can’t transform whether that be for brand identity, a launch party, an award celebration or for…

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ROLL UP, ROLL UP!  Everyone loves the circus and so do we! We can create a big top feel in any space using drapes and lighting.  Games, popcorn, candifloss and no Circus is complete without a stilt walker or juggling act…. Outside images were taken on a shoot by the talented Andy Li and event…

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It’s nearly Christmas but no-one is ready, there are still gifts to wrap and decorations to hang. There’s only one thing that can help now… magic! Watch as the joy of Christmas spills out into the street through a vibrant mix of dance, acrobatics and colourful characters who leap, turn and tumble their way towards…

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Here at Vortex we love the challenge of designing and making for an outdoor space from key costumes and props through to an entire set. Infinite possibilities are unleashed when you are working in infinite space! For the International Dance Festival in 2010 we created an outdoor stage set across Victoria Square fountain in Birmingham…

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transformation of an empty shop front window in Coventry City Centre produced for Celebrating Coventry: Festival of Invention. This outdoor weekend event was produced by Imagineer Productions as part of the City Council’s annual Cultural Events Programme. ‘Festival of Invention’ saw the city centre celebrate innate genius of Coventry’s inventors, past, present and future, combining…

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  Vortex Creates were charged with the task of creating the wings of Lucifer, headdresses and props for performance company Highly Sprung. A pop-up production  titled ‘The Fall of Lucifer’. A re-invented story from The Bible to coincide with ‘The Mystery Plays’ in Coventry Cathedral, commissioned by The Belgrade Theatre. Each performance was watched by…

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