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Theaterhaus Ensemble
Germany
2-6 yrs

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Role play, dressing up and testing relationships within this light-hearted performance captures a child’s world and reflects the learning approaches in Literacy and Religious and Moral Education.

Opportunities for learning and curriculum links

Literacy: I enjoy exploring events and characters in stories and other texts and I use what I learn to invent my own, sharing these with others in imaginative ways.

LIT 0-09b/LIT 0-31a

Religious and Moral Education: As I play and learn I am developing my understanding of what is fair and unfair and why caring and sharing are important.

RME 0-09a

Class Stage
Nursery-P2
Curriculum Links
Literacy and English
Religious and Moral Education
The Studio at the Festival Theatre
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The Studio at the Festival Theatre
Potterrow (not Nicolson Street), Edinburgh, EH8 9BL
  • Tuesday 29 May 10:45
  • Tuesday 29 May 13:45
  • Wednesday 30 May 10:45
  • Wednesday 30 May 13:45
  • Thursday 31 May 10:45
  • Thursday 31 May 13:45

Duration: 35 minutes

A man and a woman, an old record player, a washing line and a large paper bag filled with wonderful things. Two very different people trying to fit together.

As clothes emerge from the bag, they take on different roles, different outfits and test their limits. They tease each other as they dance in and out of jackets, trousers and dresses, discovering new possibilities for play and transformation along the way.

The two opera-trained performers create a tender and enigmatic atmosphere, accompanying their play with beautiful singing from Henry Purcell’s baroque opera The Fairy Queen. 

An ideal first experience of live theatre, full of humour and imagination.

“Dancing and teasing, exploring and imitating things – this show is born out of a child’s environment.” Rheinische Post

Supported by Stadt Frankfurt, Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst with additional funding from the Goethe Institut.

 

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