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The Extraordinary Adventures of You & Me

Omar Shahryar

Travel through space and time in this brand new children’s opera

Composer 
Omar Shahryar
Writer & Director 
Ruth Mariner
Designer 
Kate Lane

Meet our hero, Mackenzie, and get ready to travel through time and space. On a school trip to a museum, Mackenzie discovers that their pencil case is full of magical worlds. Who knows who you will meet and where you will visit along the way, so take a deep breath and expect the unexpected.

The Extraordinary Adventures of You and Me, follows English Touring Opera’s success in creating fun, engaging and interactive operas for children and young audiences as well as SEND audiences. Recent productions include Laika the Spacedog, Waxwings, Paradise Planet, Shackelton’s Cat and This is My Bed.

Recommended age: 2 – 5

Schools info: This performance is suitable for Key Stage 1 and SEND audiences. The story features 5 performers, including singers and players, an ingenious set, interactive songs and sound technology.

If you would like to book a performance for your school, local library or another venue, please contact Jo Corrigan (Learning & Participation Producer) at jo.corrigan@englishtouringopera.org.uk
or call 020 7833 2555.

Showing At

  1. Snape Maltings Concert Hall
    14th Mar 2020 - 3:00 pm
    Book Online Now
  2. Lighthouse, Poole
    21st Mar 2020 - 2:00 pm
    Book Online Now
  3. York Theatre Royal
    4th Apr 2020 - 11:00 am
  4. York Theatre Royal
    4th Apr 2020 - 2:00 pm
  1. Snape Maltings Concert Hall — 14th Mar 2020 - 3:00 pm

    Aldeburgh Music, Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SP

  2. Lighthouse, Poole — 21st Mar 2020 - 2:00 pm

    Kingland Road, Poole, BH15 1UG

  3. York Theatre Royal — 4th Apr 2020 - 11:00 am

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  4. York Theatre Royal — 4th Apr 2020 - 2:00 pm

    YO1 7HD

Omar Shahryar

Omar Shahryar

Composer

Omar Shahryar is an award-winning composer and facilitator whose internationally acclaimed opera, A Shoe Full of Stars, won the YAMAward Prize for Best Opera for Young People 2018 and was reported on by Channel 4 News. Omar has led participatory music projects for some of the world’s leading opera companies and concert halls, including Glyndebourne, Royal Opera, the Wigmore Hall, Britten Sinfonia and Streetwise Opera. Omar is Artistic Director of Opera Schmopera, an opera company for young people, and a board member for Tête-à-tête Opera Company and RESEO, the European Network of Opera, Music and Dance Education.

Ruth Mariner

Ruth Mariner

Writer & Director

Ruth’s work encompasses writing & directing for the theatre and opera house, as well as locations including schools, museums and festivals. Her approach is bold and inventive, influenced by a love of interdisciplinary work and bringing together her backgrounds in art, music and writing. Her work is always expertly tailored to the needs and values of those who come to watch or take part.

Recent highlights include directing a team of professional singers with unaccompanied minors on the main stage of Opera Holland Park, directing a new version of Purcell’s Fairy Queen; and creating the first opera for thousands of visitors at The Eden Project.

Kate Lane

Kate Lane

Designer

Kate is an interdisciplinary artist & scenographer and founding member of performance collective Brave New Worlds. She has an MA Costume (Distinction) at LCF and a BA in Sculpture from Camberwell. She is the Course Leader for the BA Performance: Design and Practice at Central Saint Martins.Her scenography practice has been shown extensively in the UK including the Barbican, Sadlers Wells, Southbank Centre, V&A, Roundhouse and International at Ravenna Festival; Italy, Musique Cordiale; France, Cork Festival; Ireland, Arts Printing House; Lithuania, Act Festival, Bilbao and World Stage Design, Taipei.

Showing At

  1. Snape Maltings Concert Hall
    14th Mar 2020 - 3:00 pm
    Book Online Now
  2. Lighthouse, Poole
    21st Mar 2020 - 2:00 pm
    Book Online Now
  3. York Theatre Royal
    4th Apr 2020 - 11:00 am
  4. York Theatre Royal
    4th Apr 2020 - 2:00 pm

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