Scheherazade & 1001 Nights.
With a breath-taking explosion of dance, fire and illusion, Company of Dreams transports you to the exotic, dangerous and magical world of the Arabian Nights. In this brand new production of one of the greatest stories of the ancient world, Scheherazade and her magical tales of genies, ghouls and faeries, of Sinbad, Aladdin and Ali Baba, are retold in Company of Dreams’ thrilling blend of jazz, bellydance and Latin dance.
Pre-show talk at 6.30pm
Scheherazade and 1001 Nights pre show talk by Company of Dreams’ Artistic Director Charlotte Desorgher
Charlotte Desorgher talks about the inspiration and creative process behind Company of Dreams’ remarkable new production of Scheherazade and 1001 Nights. Company of Dreams is a new voice in dance, working with its own unique blend of middle eastern and western dance forms. Charlotte will take you behind the scenes in the creation of the dance style and the development of the production itself.
Charlotte will also talk about the history of Scheherazade and 1001 Nights (also known as the Arabian Nights) – one of the world’s greatest story cycles. This promises to be a fascinating and inspiring talk with opportunities to ask questions at the end.