What can the body become and be?
What can the body say and see?
Children and adults are invited into a forest where anything can happen.
The dancers investigate how the body moves and changes in relation with objects, music, lights and the audience. Hands and feet create sound when they meet the ground, and suddenly a dancer disappears into the scenography. Maybe she has turned into a crawling larva?
The Square Forest is an imaginative dance performance for the very young. With a playful approach to body and space, the performance can evoke amazement and excitement in the young audience, emphasizing the encounters between child and adult, performer and spectator.
The performance is suited for children from the age of 6 months to 3 years old, accompanied by adults.
Idea and production: Ompaniet v/ Hanne Frostad Håkonsen, Ida Frømyr Borgen og Maaike Croles Fitjar
Dancers: Hanne Frostad Håkonsen, Maaike Croles Fitjar og Amanda Bach
Scenografi: Jennie Hagevik Bringaker
Composer: Simen Korsmo Robertsen
Light design: Tobias Leira
Light technology: Sofie Nordvik
Co-produced by: Rom for Dans
Supported by: Kunstløftet (Norsk Kulturråd) og Oslo Kommune Kulturetaten 2015