• A taste o hame
    Home - Hame - Дом - Dom is a creative learning project designed to...
  • Parades & Aden-eens
    Over the last decade, Modo has hosted 10 community extravaganzas in Aberdeenshire in partnership...
  • Oot & Aboot 2016
    Oot and Aboot was developed in response to a series of fire raising and...
  • Mr Arbuthnot's Cabinet of Curiosities
    Modo worked with young people from the Buchan Area to create Mr Arbuthnot’s Cabinet of...
  • Modovation
    In 2016, Modo ran session for teenage girls who wanted to feel better and more...
  • Fly Me to the Moon
    Fly Me to the Moon was made in 2014 after volunteers and participants were...
  • Confusion of Tongues
    Confusion of Tongues was a comic circus kerfuffle revelling in the chaos and the shenanigans...
  • Choose Peterhead
    Choose Peterhead was a fun process that created and delivered a community vision and action...
  • Blootoon Picaroons
    Blootoon Picaroons was a comic circus street show made in 2017. The show followed...
  • A Long Way from Home
    A Long way from Home was the first circus theatre show made with 4...
  • Encounter
    Encounter is currently closed due to the outbreak of Corona Virus. We need to...
  • Doricula
    Dracula, but with a Doric Twist Building on the success of previous shows, Doricula was based...
  • CircoModo
    CircoModo is currently off due to the outbreak of Corona Virus. We need to...

A taste o hame

Home – Hame – Дом – Dom is a creative learning project designed to promote social integration between migrants to the North-East of Scotland and the settled communities in the towns of Peterhead, Fraserburgh, Banff, Macduff and Turriff.

Parades & Aden-eens

Over the last decade, Modo has hosted 10 community extravaganzas in Aberdeenshire in partnership with Shell. Pandemonium – The Peterhead pirate parade in 2009 Fantasmagoria – A flabberghasting festival of Fraserburgh’s fantoms in 2010 Leviathan – A whale of a parade in 2011 Maelstrom – Fraserburgh in 2012 Aden-een 2013 – A flabbergasting festival of fire, frights and phantoms Aden-een …

Oot & Aboot 2016

Oot and Aboot was developed in response to a series of fire raising and anti-social incidents. The programme was designed to re-engage the young people of Peterhead. Based on local knowledge a programme was developed using circus skills to appeal to the risk taking and thrill seeking young people by providing exciting experiences in a positive, controlled environment.  Access to statistics …

Mr Arbuthnot’s Cabinet of Curiosities

Modo worked with young people from the Buchan Area to create Mr Arbuthnot’s Cabinet of Curiosities, filled with objects inspired by Adam Arbuthnot’s remarkable collection of objects which forms the basis of the current Arbuthnot Museum collection. The young people researched the objects and their histories to create the cabinet, the objects and the performances. The cabinet toured the North …

Modovation

In 2016, Modo ran session for teenage girls who wanted to feel better and more confident about themselves. The sessions introduced participants to new activities and organisations in a relaxed and friendly environment focussing on self confidence, physical and mental well being as well as helping participants to feel more comfortable in groups. Modovation was funded by the Health Improvement …

Fly Me to the Moon

Fly Me to the Moon was made in 2014 after volunteers and participants were inspired by their recent trips abroad, they wanted to build on their experience of being in “strange land” and lack of understanding different cultures. “Two girls struggling to make sense of the world, dare to dream that they can fly to the moon and play amongst …

Confusion of Tongues

Confusion of Tongues was a comic circus kerfuffle revelling in the chaos and the shenanigans that follow as a group of oddballs gather under a common flag to create a new world. The show was created by Modo’s Creative Director, Martin Danziger, along with the 8 strong cast. Confusion of Tongues toured from 2018 – 2019 and has been performed …

Choose Peterhead

Choose Peterhead was a fun process that created and delivered a community vision and action plan for Peterhead Town Centre. Choose Peterhead re-established the town centre as a destination for social and leisure activities and the recognised hub of community activity in the town. Working with Aberdeenshire Council and Pidgin Perfect over 4,000 people were engaged in the process and …

Blootoon Picaroons

Blootoon Picaroons was a comic circus street show made in 2017. The show followed two rival gangs of piratical landlubbers off in the search of gold. The only trouble is they only have half a map and even less of a clue. The show included juggling, comedy, acrobatics as well as fire, water and chocolate. Bluetoon Picaroons was first performed …

A Long Way from Home

A Long way from Home was the first circus theatre show made with 4 participants solely from Aberdeenshire in 2013. “An incongruous group assemble, lost amidst their baggage, their hopes, their dreams and the confusion of foreign timetables. As time passes the absurdities of cultural misunderstandings come to light as they share their darkest thoughts and their wildest imaginings.” A …