Night Light

 

 

 

 

Created by Andy Manley and Teater Refleksion for children aged 3 – 6

The blackbird sings to welcome the night.
The day slows and soon all are asleep.
All except one who cannot sleep.
A child, curious to know who looks after the night.
And so begins a magical journey through the dark and beautiful night until the black bird sings again to welcome a new day.

Scotland and Denmark’s finest artists making work for children are joining forces to create a new theatre performance for 3-6 year olds.  Night Light will be a little theatrical poem, set within an installation, about darkness and children’s relationship with light.   The show will premiere in Denmark in April 2017 and come to Scotland for a tour from 8 May before a weeks run at the Imaginate Festival.

Quietly humorous and gentle, Night Light is a wonderfully imagined dream world. The entire team has created a cornucopia of wonder. ★★★★★
Edinburgh Guide

A beautiful immersive experience ★★★★
The Scotsman

A delicate and delightful work of object theatre ★★★★
Sunday Herald

An exquisite, captivating instance of children’s theatre at its best. ★★★★
The Herald

[Night Light] works because of the ways in which it encourages the audience to engage imaginatively with what they’re watching

Children’s Theatre Reviews

Night Light is co-produced with Imaginate and Red Bridge, commissioned through the Scottish Government’s Edinburgh Festivals Expo Fund and supported by The Danish Arts Foundation and the Municipality of Aarhus.

Creative credits
Co-creators: Andy Manley, Mariann Aagaard, Bjarne Sandborg
Performer: Andy Manley
Director: Bjarne Sandborg
Composer/Sound Designer: Daniel Padden
Set Designer: Mariann Aagaard
Lighting Designer: Anders Kjems
Production Management: Morten Meilvang Laursen, William Højberg Nielsen

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Previous Scottish tour dates 2017:
9-10 May
Perth Concert Hall
12-13 May
Dundee Rep Theatre
16-17 May
Mareel, Shetland
18 May
Tarland Village Hall
20 May
Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling
21-22 May
Eden Court Theatre, Inverness
25 May
Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock
26 May
Platform, Glasgow
27 May
Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival
30 May-4 June
Imaginate Festival, Edinburgh

 

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