into the water
Into the Water is a foot-stomping, hand-tapping show set in a magical wasteland, where anything is possible and friendship is everything. Packed with dance and percussion, this playful hour sees hands and feet fly at breathtaking speed, in a cheerful jumble of rhythmic precision and folk-filled fun.
Drawing inspiration from the story of Líf and Lífþrasir, the only survivors of the nordic mythological apocalypse, this modern retelling unfolds when two strangers find their feet through made-up games and toe-tapping fun. For adults and children aged 4+
Originally commissioned and produced by Coreo Cymru in partnership with Theatr Iolo and supported by the Arts Council of Wales Lottery Fund.
Choreographed / performed by Suzanne Cleary & Peter Harding
Produced by Coreo Cymru and Jonny Reed
Projection design by Jonny Reed
Lighting design by Hristo Takov
Set and costume by Eleri Lloyd
Duration: 55 minutes
Dancing that is precise and polished, delivered with spontaneous zest
Inventive construction, clear pacing
and joyous performances
The Irish Times
Straight up one of the best kids
shows I’ve ever seen
“Brimming with rhythm and neat, fast footwork…this is dancing that is
precise and polished, delivered with spontaneous zest”
"Inventive construction, clear pacing and joyous performances
means the show created for children never flags"
“Brilliant and original…Glittering with more homemade inventions and
brassy-coloured toys than an 80s sci-fi movie”
"A highly sensory experience of projected lights, music, and rhythmic dance routines that keeps the
attention of even the youngest children who peer forward on their seats
and whisper in amazement to their parents”
"A real combination of theatre, music, dance and atmospheric lighting makes
this production a pure pleasure to watch. Up & Over it are a class act"
“An absolute delight...a great exhibition of dance and theatre...
If you get a chance to go, then please do, you will not regret it"
“Psychedelic and beautiful...a delight for all the senses...
Great for all ages and truly beautiful"
"Universally appealing, from young children to
middle aged 80’s electro-pop fans!
"This was straight up one of the best
kids shows I’ve ever seen”