The Forest

The Forest (2009) - highlights
  • The Forest (2009) - highlights ~
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“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 ****

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.

Creative Team

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 ****

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