Dance Preview: Too Close To The Sun

Photos by Jassy Earl

You can always rely on Barrowland Ballet to create work for wee ones and families alike that is fun, playfully imaginative and yet highly multilayered. So it is with their new piece, Too Close To The Sun.

Interrogating complex issues around climate change and collective anxiety, through the prism of Icarus from Greek mythology, it’s a unique collaboration between choreographer Natasha Gilmore and writer Robert Alan Evans. The dream team also comprises dancers Molly Danter, Ilona Gumowaska, and Charlotte Mclean, with music by Davey Anderson, set by Fred Pommerehn, video projections from Jamie Wardrop and costumes by Alison Brown. Cinematography is by Monika Smekot and George Cameron Geddes, and lighting by Alberto Santos Bellido.

As ever, there will be rich storytelling, gorgeous visuals and stunning choreography. Bring your favourite family members or friends, and dive in.

Part of Imaginate

See it on tour:

Platform, Easterhouse May 12th- 13th

Beacon, Greenock May 23rd

Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling May 26th-27th

Edinburgh International Children’s Festival May 31st -June 3rd

Published by loreleiirvine

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