Join dancer Monica Muñoz for a joyful online dance video workshop for little ones aged 2-4 and their grown-ups.
Come on an imaginary journey into the forest. Let’s find some busy bugs, sleepy bears and flapping owls. How do they move? Do they like to hide in the trees or to roll in the mud?
We will jump, roll, slide and spin. We will also build a simple forest dance landscape using everyday materials in our homes. So bring along your wellies, a few woolly jumpers (forest colours if you have them), and some paper plates. Don't worry if you don't have any of these things, we can simply use our imaginations instead!
For safety reasons, a grown-up should be present throughout and be available to assist their child. To participate, you will need approx 8 x 8 paces of space free of hazards, and wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
Monica Muñoz is a dancer, performance-maker and educator originally from Barcelona and based in Dublin since 2014. She graduated at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, Germany, and completed an MA in Dance Education at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts. As a dancer, she worked for over 20 years throughout Europe and across the globe. Recently, The Ark selected her to participate in an artists’ lab as part of the PUSH+ Creative Europe project for artists working with young audiences. Currently, she is undertaking a research period supported by the YPCE Bursary Award from the Arts Council about dance for and with children in the early years. She is The Ark’s John Coolahan Early Years Artist in Residence 2020/21.