Created by Fevered Sleep
A thrilling performance for children aged 5 and over.
The creators of Brilliant and And the Rain Falls Down present a treat to excite your imagination and tickle your senses... a thrilling, surprising and enchanting performance that explores the landscape of the forest through music, dance, light and sound.
Back in the UK after a sell-out run at Sydney Opera House, The Forest is an intelligent piece of contemporary dance theatre that takes place within an exquisite set, full of real trees
Commissioned by Lyric Hammersmith. Research supported by Sadler’s Wells.
Direction, Design & Choreography: David Harriadine
Direction & Design: Sam Butler
Design / Production Manager: Ali Beale
Music & Sound: Jamie McCarthy & Hansjorg Schmidt
Light: Hansjorg Schmidt
Technical Stage Manager: Sam Evans
Company Stage Manager: Beth Hoare-Banes
Performer: Mariana Camiloti
Performer: Robin Dingemans
Performer: Sachi Kimura
Performer: Petra Soor
Critical Acclaim for The Forest
"The Forest treats its audience with respect and intelligence, recognising that small doesn’t have to mean small-minded or obvious. The show is like a beautiful object that is constantly assembled and reassembled by its playful cast." The Guardian ****
"Exquisite…It’s like a dream of a night in a forest. There’s a grace to this show that captivated and moved me." The Times ****
"A beguiling show that draws on small children’s capacity to play." The Financial Times ****