Big Dance Company

Sunday 15th April - 1:00 pm

Tickets: Adults £11, under 16 and OAP £8, Door £13

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Big Dance Company

Big Dance Company

Cornish Roots Season 1 – I.AM Young Person’s Mental Health Awareness dance project –  brought to you by Lukas McFarlane and Fiona Richardson.

Lukas and Fiona have been working closely for the past few years and have equal belief in the dancers at the Big Dance Company . Together, they want to encourage them to the next level; to seek their full potential by joining them on their first dance project together:

Today’s performance is the project’s showcase, inviting charities and people affected and at risk within the young people’s Mental Health sector.

Through the medium of dance, our aim is to raise awareness of Mental Health in young people by bringing the subject to a safe, open and a non-judgemental place where our young people can express themselves, create, discuss, observe, inspire and be inspired by others.

Tickets in advance :
Adults  : £11.00  
    ( £13 On The Door )
Concessions : £8.00

Cornish Roots Season 1 – I.AM Young Person’s Mental Health Awareness dance project information

The project will involve an audition for a Dance Company; ‘CORNISH ROOTS’ to find open-minded ambassadors who are passionate about making a change in their community who together with industry

Celebrity; Lukas McFarlane and Big Dance Company director; Fiona Richardson will spend a week of intensive training creating a showcase of thought-provoking dance pieces tackling issues and delicate subject matter such as stress and anxiety, depression, psychosis, self-harm and eating disorders.

Lukas and Fiona are extremely passionate about the effects of mental health in young people, having worked in the industry for many years, mentoring vulnerable young adults. They have dealt first hand with the effects of mental health & are passionate about building awareness around some of the triggers young people may be susceptible to,  and instilling confidence in talking openly about what is considered in some cases to be a taboo subject

The training programme will give dancers not only intensive technical training but creative work that will develop them as an artist and professional. The training will end as a showcase performance and other potential performance and workshop opportunities in schools and colleges.

Through the medium of dance, our aim is to raise awareness of Mental Health in young people by bringing the subject to a safe, open and a non-judgemental place where our young people can express themselves, create, discuss, observe, inspire and be inspired by others.

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