Samba Theatre, Ensemble Devising and Football Choreography. Friday 11th May: 5.30-8.30pm
Unit K5 Arena Design Centre, 71 Ashfield Road, London
N4 1FF London, United Kingdom
‘The Beautiful Game' is:
A theatrical experience celebrating the journey of modern football from the U.K to Brazil plus the World Cup connection…Brazil 2014 to Russia 2018!
Through ensemble physical theatre, choreography, masks, spectacular costumes, live music and Samba percussion ‘The Beautiful Game' is an unforgettable immersive drama, exciting for all.
Led by Mark Duncan, artistic director of Cornucopian Theatre Company with musical director Xi-Mali Kadeena-Guscoth maestre of Pumpkin Jigsaw Samba band.
The football pitch is the theatre, the theatre is the football pitch! Get involved in the action with different national teams, ancient Chinese football players, Mayan warriors, famous philosophers, Brazilians on a Rio beach, soldiers in World War I and the best games from world cup history.
Come and join the football frenzy!
By donation. All welcome.
Please RSVP By facebook or email - firstname.lastname@example.org
About Pumpkin Jigsaw: A Tottenham based group bringing carnival samba into a contemporary London performance environment using the innate community-building and collaborative nature of samba. Pumpkin Jigsaw has created collaborative performances within theatre (The Royal Court Theatre, Cornucopia Theatre Company), dance (The Artful Badgers) and fusion music (SOAS Ceilidh Band).
About Cornucopia Theatre Company:
Cornucopia Theatre produces new work, eclectic theatre and ground- breaking presentations of classic plays and genres. In addition to mounting professional productions, Cornucopia is committed to performing arts education and international professional development workshops for performers.
Past Cornucopia productions include:
'Pericles' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-tHHQaY1Ew (2017)
‘The Tempest’-https://youtu.be/6IsY5Am89Y8 (2015)
Monsieur Mu - https://youtu.be/tJFKiH7qg7g (2014),
A Midsummer night's dream - http://vimeo.com/76891098 (2013)
Romeo and Juliet - http://vimeo.com/54039743 (2012)
Macbeth - http://vimeo.com/26201422 (2011)
House of Goddess - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXN5N4scNEI(2010)
Pierrot Luniere - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWl3V444BvA (2009)
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