Dragon-zoo is the third performance for children 0 -3 years by Dieserud/ Lindgren.
The performance is a zoological garden for dragons. The audience move free around the area where the three performers in the appearance as dragons, are to be discovred. The area is an island with plants, smoke and sounds. Dragon-zoo is not composed with a linear plot to follow. Rather, series of events are presented with excitement or triggers of excitement, humor or tranquillity.
The ensemble has explored dragons as biological specie and cultural myth. How does the dragons move? What sounds does it make? What do they find interesting and what do they find funny?
Dieserud/lindgren build upon their experience with this age group and take it one step further. This time they cooperate with composer Julian Skar and autor Maria Tryti Vennerød. Their platform for collaboration is the intertwining of the visual-, auditive- and performative aspects.
Opening show April 6th Det Norske Teatret.
For tickets and more information: http://www.detnorsketeatret.no/framsyningar/drake-zoo/
Artistic research on the format performance for children 0–3 years
Dieserud/Lindgren have produced two performances for children 0– 3 years, Korall Koral – A Baby Opera (2009) and Up in the Mountains (2011). They now want to challenge themselves and the format asking: Are there really fixed criteria for performances for 0–3 years, or are we guided by preconceived conventions? In their new performance, Dragon-zoo, they will generate a large amount of “dragon-material” and then let it be divided into two performances; one for children 0–3 years and one for adults. Both performances have operating show at the same day.
Performances on April 6th, May 2nd and May 5th.
For ticket and more information, please contact email@example.com.
Idea, concept, direction: Christina Lindgren
Music: Julian Skar
Scenography: Tormod Lindgren
Costume design: Christina Lindgren
Text: Maria Tryti Vennerød
Choreography: Hanne Dieserud
Performers: Katja Henriksen Schia, Daniel Rodrigo Nilsen, Sondre Pettersen
Production management for Dieserud/Lindgren: Marianne Roland
Dragon-zoo is a co-production between Det Norske Teater and Dieserud/Lindgren.
Supported by The Norwegian Arts Council and The Audio and Visual Fund.
Production team at Det Norske Teater:
Performance coordinator Hedda Rønneberg/Emilia Daczkowska Wist
Prop maker Åse-Berit Litleskare
Wig and mask Malin Moe Jones
Light design Ole Randers
Stage manager Morten Bjørn-Hansen
Costume making coordinator Maria W. Omvik
Balansebrett-oceandrum is designed by Bert van Bommel/tuttitimbri.nl after an idea by Christina Lindgren