Got the Skiffles

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Abstract

'Got The Skiffles' was a Big Dance funded intergenerational community dance project leading to the creation of performances for several outdoor events as part of The Holloway Arts Festival. The aim of the project was to engage participants from the local community to learn, create and perform exciting dance with professionals, for local people, and above all to have lots of fun in the process! The main inspiration for the project was 1950s Skiffle music and the creation of costumes from recycled material by a local sewing group.
The project was be co-led by three dance professionals, Lorraine Smith (project producer and lead), Anne-Marrit Kinunen and Chris Mead.
Original languageUndefined
Publication statusPublished - 19 May 2012

Bibliographical note

This project was delivered under the banner of Instantly Theatrical, an Islington based community performance group creating work for family friendly local events. Artistic director and producer Lorraine Smith, focuses on engaging in the local arts community in fun and unique ways. Other projects include light-based costume performances in autumn 2010 (Islington Fireworks Grant) and Ginny & Maude go to the Sea Side for the Mayton Street Festival 2013 (funded by Rowan Arts).

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Smith, L. (Author). (2012). Got the Skiffles. Performance
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