Club Origami Takeshi Matsumoto

Dublin Dance Festival and The Ark present a family show for ages 2 – 5

Irish Premiere

Japan / UK


Be swept away on a magical and fanciful adventure for young audiences.

Club Origami
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24 May—25 May

Rip, fold and scrumple!   

Shall we see what we can make with a single square of paper?   

As you scrunch the paper, see how your imagination begins to dance...   

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Price

€15 full price / €12.50 conc.

Where?

The Ark


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How long?

40 mins (no interval) + 10 mins stay and play

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Tickets must be booked for all audience members aged 1+

For schools bookings, please contact The Ark.

When?

Tues 24 May

2PM

Wed 25 May

2PM

From the show

Club Origami by Takeshi Matsumoto © Summer Dean
Club Origami by Takeshi Matsumoto © Summer Dean
Club Origami by Takeshi Matsumoto © Summer Dean
Club Origami by Takeshi Matsumoto © Summer Dean
Club Origami by Takeshi Matsumoto © Summer Dean
Club Origami by Takeshi Matsumoto © Summer Dean
Club Origami by Takeshi Matsumoto © Summer Dean
Club Origami by Takeshi Matsumoto © Summer Dean
Club Origami by Takeshi Matsumoto © Summer Dean
Club Origami by Takeshi Matsumoto © Summer Dean
Club Origami by Takeshi Matsumoto © Summer Dean
Club Origami by Takeshi Matsumoto © Summer Dean

Watch

"This imaginative stage show is ripping fun for under-fives, who will be mesmerised by the paper birds and monsters."

The Guardian


Dive into the magical world of Club Origami, an immersive and interactive dance show inviting young audiences to create, imagine and explore new ways of thinking, playing and moving. Dance, fashion and live music meet the magic of origami to take us on a spirited and inspiring adventure in a land of paper and play.

Credits

  • Choreographer Takeshi Matsumoto in collaboration with the performers
  • Performers Makiko Aoyama, Robert Howat, Takeshi Matsumoto  
  • Dramaturg Lou Cope 
  • Mentor Rosie Heafford
  • Music Robert Howat 
  • Set & Lighting Designer Ben Pacey
  • Costumes Giulia Scrimieri


Club Origami is presented by Little Big Dance – a pioneering national initiative creating new dance work for children aged five and under, led by South East Dance in partnership with DanceEast, Take Art and Yorkshire Dance and funded by Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Arts Council England, co-commissioned by Birmingham Hippodrome, Dance Umbrella, Strike-a-light and Spark Arts.

  • The ark
  • Paul Hamlyn Foundation
  • Arts Council of England