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National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Thurs 24 June 10pm

FREE
  (no ticket required)   Runs approx 25 mins

Opening night spectacle including fireworks launching The Greenwich Festivals
Presented in association with Greenwich Dance

This opening night dance extravaganza will have you rubbing your eyes in disbelief as Catalan choreographer Toni Mira, creates gravity-defying magic in the grounds of the National Maritime Museum. For one night only, Greenwich’s iconic Queen’s House will be transformed into a giant playhouse for 10 local dancers, accompanied by original music from composer Jules Maxwell and exquisite imagery from film maker Roswitha Chesher. Previously only seen in Barcelona and Granada, Toni Mira’s innovative concept receives its UK premiere at GDIF, in a brand new production created specially for the Festival’s opening night.

Part of Big Dance 2010
Commissioned by GDIF in association with Greenwich Dance


National Maritime Museum
Greenwich, SE10
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Gates open at 9.30pm and the event will finish at approximately 10.30pm. Enter via Romney Road gate.
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By Train: Greenwich
By DLR: Cutty Sark
By Bus: 129, 177, 180, 188, 199, 286, 386
By Car: Public car parking off Park Row opposite the Old Royal Naval College and at Cutty Sark Gardens, access via Welland Street
By Thames Clippers: Greenwich Pier

Access: Level access to performance space. Disabled parking is available. Specially-adapted toilet available onsite.
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Director/Choreographer: Toni Mira
Video Artist: Ros Chesher
Composer: Jules Maxwell
Lighting Designer: Ben Pacey
Assistant Choreographers: Elizabeth Barker & Sophie Arstall
Dancers: Charlotte Spencer, Clare Brzezicki, Elsa Petit, Georgie Goater, Nicolas Keegan, David Ogle, Ana Mrdjanov, Sonya Frances Cullingford, Alice Tatge, Karolina Kraczkowska     


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