Baby Space (April 2019) – The Artground

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Baby Space (April 2019)

Baby Space is a multi-sensory installation designed for pre-walking babies. It is where contemporary dance, music and visual arts meld together to form an immersive encounter with the arts. Babies will be encouraged to interact with the dancers and explore the installation in their own unique ways even after the performance is over.

Special arrangements can be made for toddlers with additional mobility needs (e.g. Global Development Delay, Cerebral Palsy). Please email luanne@theartground.com.sg for requests/inquiries.

Baby Space was first conceived by Swedish choreographer Dalija Acin Thelander.


Dalija Acin Thelander
About
Dalija Acin Thelander

Dalija Acin Thelander is an award-winning choreographer, theatre maker and cultural worker based in Stockholm, Sweden. Her work aspires to contribute to the notion of choreography as an expanded practice and focuses on the sensuous interrelationship of body, mind, and environment. She is involved in the research and creation of contemporary dance for babies and children and lectures on the importance of these early encounters with art.

She is the initiator and coordinator of the Generator, a collaborative platform that develop dance theatre for children in the Balkan region. She is also the co-founder and coordinator of Station Service for Contemporary Dance Belgrade and co-founder and co-curator of Kondenz, a festival for performing arts, in Belgrade, Serbia. She is also the co-founder of Nomad Dance Academy for which she initiates, curates and produces numerous programmes and productions.

Showtimes

Fridays: 19th & 26th April 2019

Saturdays: 20th & 27th April 2019
Sundays: 21st & 28th April 2019

Time: 11am, 1pm & 3.30pm (except for Friday, 26th April 2019 where showtimes are 1030am & 2.30pm)

Duration: 35-min performance (Audiences are invited for free play and photo opportunities in the space for 15min after the performance is over.)

Cost: $28 (admits 1 pre-walking child and 1 accompanying carer)

Additional accompanying adults or babies will need to purchase an extra ticket at $28.

Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the show starts and provide us with the name and contact number for entry. The Artground reserves the right to deny entry to latecomers. No photography or videography during the performance.

Venue: The Artground (Whitebox), 90 Goodman Road, Block J, #01-40, Goodman Arts Centre, Singapore 439053.

Booking and Payment: Tickets are available on Peatix now http://ptix.at/AAzmQU . Booking is confirmed once payment has been received. Please book considerately and according as purchased tickets are strictly non-refundable and change of dates or times are not permitted.

Each show is limited to 14 pairs (i.e. 1 child and 1 carer). An early booking will secure your place.

Promotion: Looking to organise a relaxing playdate for your little ones and mommy friends? Come catch Baby Space on a Friday morning, and chill out at our F&B partner, Cafe Melba at Goodman Arts Centre for a delicious meal. Present your e-ticket and get 10% off a main meal. Discount available for weekday performances only. T&C applies.

Creative Team
Dancers: Bernice Lee, Neo Jialing, Sarah Oh, Florence Kuek, Jaycee Ho
Music Composer: Serene Tan (Stan)
Sound Design: StanxSoap