Category: Show Related artist: Etta Ermini Dance Theatre

Picnic is a 20 minutes outdoor physical theatre work by Etta Ermini Dance Theatre. The performance features a young couple whose lush and joyful picnic is disrupted by the quirks and pitfalls of their relationship. Audience interaction, food, comedy and a highly dynamic movement vocabulary make Picnic an enjoyable experience for children and adults alike.

‘Picnic is an ambitious dance-theatre piece exploring themes of relationship through movement, dance and a healthy dose of humor. Audiences responded very well: adults and children alike looked like they would not have missed a single move for anything in the world – not even the treats cheekily offered to them by the performers! Etta Ermini Dance Theatre is a very promising dance theatre
company capable of exploring many art forms, playing with and pushing boundaries until they form an exhilarating spectacle.’ Lelia Greci, Artistic Director, Fuse Medway Festival

‘Picnic is a wonderfully dynamic piece of dance that fits perfectly into a festival setting. Hat Fair audiences very much enjoyed it last year; the combination of physicality, humour and storytelling engages a wide range of ages and tastes.’ Kate Hazel, Artistic Director of the Hat Fair

‘Picnic is a charming & fun piece of dance theatre which engaged a mixed audience of all ages.’ Bill Gee Creative Producer, IF Milton Keynes 2012

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Show Details

  • Date Created: 2010
  • Length: 2 minutes
  • Scale: Small scale
  • Capacity: Under 500
  • Availability: Has touring availability
  • Language: Non-text based
  • Audience type: All audiences, all ages

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