The Great bear

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The Great Bear is a short story written by artist and writer Olly Williams and is the inspiration for a new contemporary ballet.

A powerful translation inspired by an ancient Iroquois legend of a mystical bear and a young hunter, you will follow the trail of The Great Bear on an epic journey through the primordial forest and into the celestial heavens above.

Both the choreography and musical score will continue to be developed in 2020 into a full-scale ballet.

Come and see the exciting collaboration including breathtaking choreography by Andi Schermoly, danced by the Louisville Ballet, USA, a bespoke score composed by Mark Springer, played by the Tana Quartet and a reading by a special guest.

Collaborative artists Olly & Suzi have kindly donated the first 100 prints of a new signed limited edition print of The Great Bear to raise funds for the development of the ballet.

As artists Olly & Suzi have worked with bears in their natural environment for the past 30 years. They return from their expeditions in remote and wild habitats with paintings, drawings, photography and film of the animals they encounter.

Prints are now exclusively available in the lead up to the Ballet for a one-off special price of £120 each.

EMAIL if you would like to reserve a Great Bear Print.

The Great Bear Signed Limited Edition Print by Olly & Suzi 33x33cm Signed Limited Edition Print of 200 Archival digital print on Somerset Satin 330gsm paper with embossed square image 12x12cm Print to be Collected from Performance.

Our sincere thanks for your support.
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In collaboration with Louisville Ballet @louballet
Choreographer Andi Schermoly @andi_schermoly
Composer Mark Springer 
Musicians The Tana Quartet
Recommended  for all ages.
The running time is TBC.

Saturday 30th November 2019

Sunday 1st December
4pm and 7:30pm

Tickets (All unreserved)

General Admission £30


General Admission with Exclusive Great Bear print


The Playground Theatre
Latimer Rd London W10 6RQ

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