27 Apr 2012
Highly Sprung Performance Co. are bringing Believe to The City of Coventry Stadium on 2nd May 2012 at 6pm.
Believe is an evening of colour, carnival-inspired costume, storytelling, new high-energy dance and inspiring talent. As part of the Cultural Olympiad in the West Midlands Believe brings together 450 children and young people and five professional dance artists in one night of inspiring performance at an Olympic Venue.
Summer 2012 will see the City of Coventry Stadium play host to the Olympic Football Tournament, bringing together top athletes from across the world. Believe carries echoes of this future event, bringing together children and young people from across the region and taking inspiration from the Olympic and Paralympic Games of London 2012.
“Close your eyes and drift into a dreamtime, a place at the beginning of time where the spirit of Darkness seeks to take over the world. Father Sun, spirit of light, awakes after millennia of sleep and is asked to save the world from the darkness that dominates it.
Father Sun, larger than life, in a stunning kinetic costume, will search for the children who will leap, turn and tumble across the space bringing new life into their threatened world.”
Produced and directed by Highly Sprung Performance Co., who specialise in the creation of innovative performance projects for children and young people, Believe celebrates the talents of new performers inspired by London 2012. Find out more about Believe on the event page here.