Sing Me To The Sea
Anna Newell Theatre Adventures
Draiocht will be out and about for a week in July with 15 shows of 'Sing Me To The Sea', taking place in St. Michael’s House Leisure Centre and Swimming Pool and the Central Remedial Clinic.
Sing Me To The Sea is a multisensory adventure for children and young people with complex needs, created by Bray-based theatre director Anna Newell, in collaboration with composer David Goodall, whose work together has been seen off-Broadway and in South Africa as well as touring extensively in the UK and Ireland.
Sing Me To The Sea is performed in a hydropool with 3 audience members per show, each with an adult companion – with everyone in the water! Three performers take the audience on a magical journey of exquisite harmony singing and gentle water play designed especially for children with complex needs that embraces and celebrates the sensory dialogue that they have with the world around them.
Sing Me To The Sea was created in 2018 funded by Wicklow County Arts Office with design funded by Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge. 2019 tour funded by Arts Council Ireland.
Funded by the Arts Council Ireland, this programme is a partnership between The Civic, Draiocht and the Mermaid Arts Centre presented in association with Cheeverstown House. Created by Anna Newell.
Presented by Anna Newell Theatre Adventures
Duration: 20 minutes + 20 minutes of free play.
Suitable for Ages 1-12 yrs
www.annanewell.co.uk / www.dgoodall.co.uk
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