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The Magic Fish

ATMA Dance
The Magic Fish
by Mayuri Boonham

Sunday 22 October, 1pm & 3.30pm
45 minutes (no interval)
Djanogly Theatre
Suitable for ages 5+

A classic Indian tale retold through dance, storytelling and beatboxing. Vishnu, one of India’s shape-shifting supergods, wakes up after sleeping for thousands of years to discover that the greedy demon No-Knowledge has taken earth’s most precious treasures for himself. Enlisting the help of King Manu to save the essentials for life, Vishnu transforms into something quite unexpected. An interactive and enchanting performance.

Commissioned by The Place,GemArts and Pavilion Dance South West and supported by The Unicorn Theatre. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Indian Dance Workshop

Sunday 22 October, 2pm-2.45pm
Performing Arts Studio
Suitable for ages 5+

Learn a South Asian dance to later perform at home and celebrate Diwali in style. Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult.

These events have been programmed in association with Diwali in Nottingham. See a giant elephant, make rangoli, hear stories, and feast on curry to celebrate Diwali in Old Market Square on 13 & 14 October. Visit for more information.

Photography: Foteini Christofilopoulou
(dancer: Pauline Reibell)