5 peoples on a metal structure

On the Strandline

Thursday 23 June 4pm and 5.30 pm

Masonic Car Park
Victoria Square
Portland
DT5 1 AR
There is limited parking at the site as the performance is taking place in the car park

A parkour performance played on the scaffold skeleton of a fishing boat.

On The Strandline is a street-ballet of performance-parkour. A 20 minute outdoor performance played on the scaffold skeleton of a fishing boat. Between performances, there will be opportunities to have a go at parkour yourself led by company director Alister O'Loughlin.

Performed by ‘The Emergent Ensemble’ - 5 early-career artists brought together to keep them in the profession over lockdown. Commissioned by The TIME & TIDE BELL organisation, supported by Creative Civic Change and Arts Council England - it speaks to the theme of rising sea levels, globally and locally.

Directed by Miranda Henderson & Alister O’Loughlin. Soundtrack by Chris Umney. Narration by Ethel-Jean Harvey and the voices of various climate commentators including Greta Thunberg. Find out more HERE.

This event is part of The Complete Freedom of Truth - an international youth-led community of artists, activists and changemakers with a collective ambition to develop global youth citizenship through culture and the arts. It aims to use arts activities to provide skills, training and cultural awareness for young people across Europe by developing their own creativity, as well as providing an opportunity to discuss social and cultural issues that affect their lives.
 
The project on Portland is supported by Erasmus funding, Opera Circus and b-side

“From free running to opera, they cover an unusual – perhaps unique – number of bases… whatever Prodigal does is worth seeing”

 

Irish Independent

On the Strandline Trailer

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