Stories about Elves

 

Interpreted and Danced by Antonia Jaster

Directed by Manuel Luis

CHILDREN AND FAMILY THEATER

Text by Brothers Grimm and August Kopisch

Music by Dmitri Shostakovich

Language in spanish or German

 

 

 

DESCRIPTION

Theatrical performance, combined with classical dance, from the stories of The Elves and The Shoemaker (Brothers Grimm) and The Elves of Cologne (August Kopisch) as support for reading and understanding it.

 

DURATION

Short duration for several groups: approx. 20 minutes ((The Elves and and the Shoemaker)

Long duration for a group: approx. 1 hour( (The Elves and the Shoemaker and and the Elves of Cologne)

 

SYNOPSIS

THE ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKER

A long, long time ago, there lived a humble shoemaker, so poor, that one day he could only raise enough money to buy the necessary skin to make a pair of shoes. – I do not know what will become of us – he said to his wife – if I do not find a good buyer or change our luck. We cannot even get food one more day…

 

 

 


 

REQUIREMENTS IN CLASSROOMS AND SMALL SPACES

The centre must have a sound equipment (CD) withspeakers, of good quality.

In performances for more than 50 students a cranial microphone.

 

STAGE DIMENSIONS

A free space of 3 x 3 meters or a little elevated stage if children are sitting on the floor (For visibility).

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR THEATERS AND LARGE SPACES

Sound: Pa equipment of 2000 watts, Cd, sound table, a wireless microphone.

Power outlet: 380 or 400 volts

Lighting:

10 PC

2 PC floor

1 PC overhead

1 RC

Black Chamber

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