A piece created by ŻfinMalta for Żigużajg 2018 - International Arts Festival for Children and Young People, with exciting young performers between the ages of 13 - 17.
Are you ready to follow a journey that unfolds through stunning visuals and dance?
Can you trust the savvy characters you encounter?
Play|Ground is an exciting piece that explores the adventurous world of a post-apocalyptic fairytale. Let yourself play their game and experience, first-hand, the building of a virtual community, made up of the most curious oddballs on the block. Play|Ground invites you to a dance immersive experience performed by a cast of inventive youths.
No, don't sit down.
We have to move.
Come and play the game.
You have to play the game on their ground.
On their terms.
They need your help!
How can you help them?
How will you communicate?
Can you trust them?
Directed by Paolo Mangiola and choreographed by Marie Keiser Nielsen, in collaboration with the young performers, Play|Ground is a work that explores the adventurous world of a post-apocalyptic fairytale. Fully immersive, this story cannot be written without the audience. Young, old, or anything in between, we need you! Their universe is in chaos and order must be restored. Let yourself play their game and experience first-hand, the building of a virtual community, made up of the most curious oddballs on the block.
Cast - Andrea Pisani, Maria Agius Muscat, Luke Bugeja Gauci, Nikki Saliba, Leah Micallef, Maya Attard, Sarah Pace, Rebecca Cachia, Elaya Montfort, Kelsey Ann Fagerbakke, Aimy L'ecuyer, Julianne Caruana, Martina Debono, Damien Gerada
Artistic Director - Paolo Mangiola
Choreographer - Marie Keiser-Nielsen
Sound Design/Composer - Albert Garzia
Set Design - Romualdo Moretti
Set Construction - Giulia Orsi, Audrick Plum
Light Design - Christopher Gatt
Projection Design - Ismael Portelli