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East Midlands Children's Theatre Consortium Presents
THIS EVENT TOOK PLACE IN 2010 RUNNING TIME: 50 MINS INCLUDING Q&A WITH DANCERS A playful introduction to dance, Telling Tales takes a fresh look at two well-loved children’s stories, alongside two new dance pieces. Look out for a mischievous version of the famous Hare and The Tortoise story; a dressing-up game involving a squabble over the biggest overcoat you’ve ever seen; and a speed version of The Golden Goose involving only 2 dancers but a cast of thousands. In the finale, Sea of Clothes, shirts and skirts take on a dancing life of their own! A first project from East Midlands Children’s Theatre Consortium of Lakeside Arts Centre, Déda and Spark Children’s Arts Festival, Telling Tales was created by two acclaimed international choreographers of work for children and young people – Enrique Cabrera (Aracaladanza) and Hélène Blackburn (Cas Public). IMAGE: ALAN FLETCHER