3 Aug 2012

Trestle’s India Adventure Begins…

The Snow Queen cast and creative team fly out next week for our first tour of India.

Trestle’s Artistic Director, Emily Gray, has already spent a week visiting Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai ahead of the tour introducing Trestle’s unique mask and physical theatre story-telling styles, influenced by The Snow Queen, to Indian teachers and professionals. Through her delivery of workshops she has experienced some ‘brilliant and revolutionary work’.

‘For the [first] time ever [Trestle] masks arrive in India. Masks in saris work a treat. Wonderful day at Hari Shree Vidyalayam, Chennai’ - Emily Gray

The Snow Queen’s premiere tour performances take place at The Hindu MetroPlus Theatre Fest in Chennai on 10th August; an established event offering ‘a sampling of great national and international theatre’ [http://www.thehindu.com/arts/theatre/]. The show then travels to Mumbai and on to Bangalore for its final tour performances.

Follow the all latest tour news on Twitter @TrestleTheatre #SnowQueenIndia & Facebook/TrestleTheatre

August Tour Dates & Venues:

Friday 10th (2 shows)
The Hindu MetroPlus Theatre Fest
Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall

Tues 14th, Wed 15th, Thurs 16th (2 shows per day)
NCPA’s Experimental Theatre

Tues 21st, Wed 22nd (2 shows per day)
Ranga Shankar Theatre

Don’t forget … The Snow Queen returns for 3 exclusive post-tour UK performances at:

Canada Water Culture Centre, London, SE16 7AR.
Thurs 30th August, 4pm

Trestle Arts Base, St Albans, AL4 0JQ.
Sat 1st & Sun 2nd September, 2.30pm

See you there!

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