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W.A.M. (We Are Monchichi) 11 - 12 May 2019

The Ark and Dublin Dance Festival present an engaging family show at the O'Reilly Theatre for ages 7+ that takes an amusing look at our relationship with others.

Mixing storytelling, hip-hop, classical and contemporary dance, two dancers from different worlds search for ways to understand each other in a humorous game of cat and mouse.

Sharing four cultures between them, Shihya Peng (born in Taiwan and living in Paris) and Marco Di Nardo (born in Naples and living in Berlin) invite young audiences into their story as they find common ground and ways of communicating. With each move, jump or chase, they seek to find a country to live in together, and to live in with others.

Speaking to the young - and the not so young - W.A.M. playfully explores the search for harmony in today’s multicultural world.

This is the show's Irish Premiere.

Take a look at the teaser trailer...

Production Information...

Artistic Direction & Concept: Honji Wang & Sébastien Ramirez
Choreography: Honji Wang & Sébastien Ramirez with Marco Di Nardo and Shihya
Performers: Marco Di Nardo and Shihya Peng
Dramaturgy and texts: Fabrice Melquiot
Composition: Ilia Koutchoukov aka Everydayz /+∞
Lighting Design: Cyril Mulon
Set Design: Ida Ravn
Costumes: Honji Wang
Arrangement: Fabien Biron
Co-produced by Théâtre de la Ville, Paris | Scène Nationale d’Albi | W.A.M. received co-production support as well as a creation residency in Lyon in the frame of the European Creative Pole - DRAC Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / Pôle Danse de Lyon (Biennale de la Danse + Maison de la Danse).