The Shape of Things
In 2015, we developed a work in progress called The Shape of Things to a group of parents and babies in Edinburgh. We’ve now secured funding from Creative Scotland to tour this new re-developed piece for 6 months – 2 year olds this Autumn. The co-production has been in development since 2014 and brings together Scottish puppet & theatre maker Ailie Cohen and Marc Mac Lochlainn of Branar Téatar do Pháistí (Galway)
The world all around us is made up of wonderful shapes. But sometimes there are so many shapes that some shapes get lost. This is a story of two shapes, Cubert and Triantán, and the adventures they have finding their way back to each other.
Set in a soft and tactile environment Starcatchers and Branar tell this interactive story through puppetry, object theatre, music and sound.
Designed for children aged 6months – 2 years and their adults.
The Shape of Things premiered in October 2016 at Platform Glasgow, during Starcatchers 10th birthday celebrations before it embarks on a Scottish and Irish tour! Scroll down for Scottish Tour dates!
“The tinies in the audience in the Lafayette Bar of the Festival Theatre were totally enthralled by this beautifully tailored, tactile delight of a show. A pleasure to see!“ ★★★★ IRENE BROWN – EDINBURGH GUIDE READ FULL REVIEW
“Feijóo and Gregg strike a balance between engaging with all the rapt upturned faces in this comfortable, but quasi-mountainous environment and playing together in the mode of the classic Laurel and Hardy-esque comedy duo – good-natured Gregg is constantly the butt of mischievous Feijóo’s jokes.”★★★★ – THE REVIEWS HUB READ FULL REVIEW
2016 Scottish Tour Dates:
GLASGOW | Platform, Easterhouse | 1 – 2 October
RENFREWSHIRE | Paisley Arts Centre | 4 October
EDINBURGH | Festival Theatre | 5 & 12 October
GREENOCK | Beacon Arts Centre | 10 October
SOUTH LANARKSHIRE | Town House, Hamilton | 11 October
SCOTTISH BORDERS | Eastgate Arts Centre | 14 October
STIRLING | Macrobert Arts Centre | 15 October
EAST AYRSHIRE | Cumnock Town Hall | 15 November
DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY | St Cuthbert, Kirkcudbright | 16 November | Thornhill Community Centre | 17 November | Gracefield Arts Centre | 19 November
MUSSELBURGH | The Brunton | 22 November
FALKIRK | Falkirk Town Hall | 25 November
MORAY | Universal Hall, Findhorn | 26 November
DUNDEE | Dundee Rep | 12 – 23 December