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Family Dance Festival

Rsz Sweetshop Revolution I Am 8 Chantal Guevara
Family Dance Festival

A Bombastic, Coreo Cymru and Wales Millennium Centre co-production in association with Chapter and the Memo Arts Centre.

 

FREE EVENT!             

2pm   includes English Audio Description and BSL interpretation with Sami Thorpe. (Touch Tour starts 15 minutes before the show)

4pm    includes Welsh Audio Description (Touch Tour starts 15 minutes before the show)

Please notify us if you require a headset

 

Family Dance Festival is an interactive and entertaining hour of pop-up dance featuring three professional companies from Wales and local youth groups. Witness the amazing dancers twisting & turning, tumbling & sliding in this jam-packed bilingual national touring event, plus have a go during the fun taster workshop following each performance.

“Exceeded expectations, a highlight of the Easter holidays!

“Great interactive element. The kids loved it. Thank you!

“Thoroughly enjoyable hour! Skilled performers, looking forward to next years.”

No booking required – Suitable for all ages

 

THE PROGRAMME

Super Local Heroes is Bombastic’s our brand new show created especially for Family Dance Festival. Four misfit superheroes on mobility scooters arrive to ask the audience to dance, chat and inter-act with them and participate in a really surreal and fun mission to help the neighbourhoods all around Wales. Get involved and be part of the dance adventure!! These Super local Heroes mission is to entertain and they will be popping up through the whole show and introducing our guest companies including….

Sweetshop Revolution’s I am 8, is a light-hearted and charming lyrical piece with four dancers that was commissioned by London’s Sadler’s Wells and The Place for their young audience programme. It presents a world in which children’s stories and dancer’s lives blend in a tale of discovery, spanning what it is like to be 8 years old to 28.

Cardiff based Kitsch & Sync Collective who make curiously quirky dance theatre and performance and are regularly featured in festivals across the UK. Hello Buoys follows 3 dinghy-less damsels as they dip their toes and cause a splash on their seafaring voyage. Looking for a captain to guide them to sun-kissed beaches, can these ladies of leisure be pointed in the right direction or are they hopelessly helpless in their tropicalquest!’

Local young dance groups will be adding something extra special to the show with a diverse range of dance styles and opportunities to see young talents doing their thing.

 

Family Dance Festival is a Bombastic, Coreo Cymru and Wales Millennium Centre co-production in association with Chapter and Memo Arts Centre. It is supported through the Arts Council of Wales’s National Lottery programme and by the Welsh Government. 

Thursday 25 Apr 2019
14:00
Thursday 25 Apr 2019
16:00

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01446 738622

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