Greenwich + Docklands International Festival 2015
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We’ve picked out 5 highlights from the amazing programme of FREE events – make sure to check out the rest of the programme too!
A European-style outdoor festival of street theatre and dance, featuring artists from the UK, Belgium, France, Denmark and Spain. Expect “unconventional theatrical experiences, from a musical performance on a stage filled with water, to juggling reinvented to 8 classic rock and roll tracks, a choreographed fairground Carousel as well as an explosive acrobatic experience.”
Keep a special eye out for Gandini Juggling’s 8 Songs![/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]
A spectacular outdoor immersive performance depicting a society where reading is forbidden and all books must be burned. Expect an inventive staging featuring moving structures and plenty of pyrotechnics.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]
An outdoor theatre spectacular, celebrating the life and work of the legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo…
Bringing together some of Britain’s most exciting creative talent, The Four Fridas promises to immerse its audience in a visually thrilling experience, combing elements of ritual, music, narration, contemporary dance, and aerial choreography performed alongside video projections on a giant flying canvas.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]
An interactive fairy tale for the 21st century by one of the UK’s most acclaimed site specific theatre companies. Help free a modern princess from the spell which has locked her up in the castle in this magical woodland adventure.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]
GDIF goes global with Tangle – a giant participatory artwork from Australia, The Colour of Time – a rainbow eruption of gulal powder and dance from France and India, and a journey through the ancient arts and traditions of the Mughal era through dance, storytelling and shadow puppetry.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
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