Strange Feathers – A Magical Aerial Dance Show For Children At The Source
Strange Feathers is an aerial dance show aimed at the youngest audiences. Two little birds learn to fly with the help of their surroundings in nature. Feathers drop from the sky to the beautiful sounds of soft music. With two aerial dancers and a musician on stage Strange Feathers mixes contemporary dance, aerial dance and live music in a humorous way. It is beautifully crafted and exquisitely delivered and full of unexpected and colourful wonders, which invite the children to explore, interact and discover new things about their world! After the performance the children are invited up on stage to meet the performers and explore the space as feathers drop from the sky.
Strange Feathers is a co-production between Fidget Feet (Ireland) and the Bird & Bat (Iceland).Fidget Feet is an aerial dance company that has in the past 10 years grown to become the biggest of its kind in Ireland. Their performances mix dance, aerial work, projections live music and theatre and have made shows of all sizes all over the world. Bird & Bat started in 2012 and specialize in making quality dance performances for kindergarten children that can be performed both in theatres and kindergartens alike. Strange Feathers is a co-collaboration between Icelandic and Irish artists, 2 aerial dancers Aisling Ní Cheallaigh (Ireland) and Katla Þórarinsdóttir (Iceland) the music is created between James Daly (Ireland) and Sólrún Sumarliðadóttir (Iceland) and both choreographers Chantal McCormick (Ireland) and Tinna Grétarsdóttir (Iceland) are work very closely with a set designer Guðný Hrund Sigurðardóttir (Iceland), costume designer Gemma Morris Kavanagh (Ireland) and Lighting designers Pauric Hacket (Ireland) to create a new world for the young audiences that is interactive and sensory friendly.
Wednesday 29 March @ 11am & 1pm