Getting Dressed Films For Ages: 2 - 7

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  • January 2022

Premiering 28 January 2022, 4pm

Find out more about the premiere here: http://tandemworks.uk/streamdance


Travel into a digital world of swirling skirts, sashaying socks, glitter ball jackets and tumbling t-shirts. This series of 5 short dazzling dance films, transforms our everyday clothes into celebrations of our individuality. Set to an 80’s inspired soundtrack, with a dancing background and animations that move along to the music, the Getting Dressed films are created for audiences 2 to 102.

Join in with the pre-recorded workshop and groove, jump and swirl with your own clothes or use the activity pack to make your own dance. You could get your family, teachers and friends involved too! How many ways can you wear a pair of socks? How many t-shirts can you put on? What’s the bounciest, swirliest outfit you can wear?

The Getting Dressed films have inclusivity and access at their heart, and can be watched in 4 different formats:

  • Audio described – the words of a team of young people aged 9-11 describe what happens in the films. You can also listen to the performers audio describing and introducing themselves.
  • British Sign Language description – with an introduction and music descriptions in British Sign Language
  • Plain background – These versions have a lower visual processing demand. There are no animations and the softer background colour allows viewers to focus on the dance. 

“It is silly and playful, zany and colourful – a more progressive, subversive take on clothes than you might expect” Children Theatre Reviews on Getting Dressed (the show)

Partners

StreamDANCE, Led by Tandem Works, produced in association with The Place and commissioned by DanceEast, South East Dance & Pavilion Dance South West supported by Lighthouse and using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England