We Dance, wee groove
We Dance, wee groove is a highly interactive dance experience for young children and their adults. It is a unique, stimulating and enriching experience to celebrate dance, music and imaginative play. Featuring professional performers, live music, lighting and projected images, each session invites participation between audience and performers. The show can be performed for a 6 mounths – 4 years, or a 4-7audience. Setting the scene with vibrant projections and inspiring dance moves, meet our friendly and creative team of dancers who will guide you through the musical journey around the world that is We Dance, wee groove.
Initially commissioned by Imaginate and performed at the Imaginate Festival 2008 & 2010, 2015; Scottish Tour 2010; Canadian tour 2011; Dance Live 2010 & 2015; Unicorn Theatre, London 2013; Battersea Arts Centre, London 2015, Shanghai, China 2016; Shanghai, China 2017/18, Chinese tour 2018/19.
Created and directed by Brian Hartley & stillmotion
Composer | Dave Boyd
Choreography | Brian Hartley and the company, after original choreography by Natasha Gilmore
2018/19 cast | Penny Chivas, Brian Hartley, Tara Hodgson, Joel Wilson
Video design | Tim Reid & Brian Hartley
Costume | Jennie Lööf
2016 tour of China supported by Creative Scotland
“We Dance, wee groove brilliantly creates a new kind of performance, incorporating dance, music and interaction. It was loved by the young children and their carers.”
Chief Executive, Imaginate
“We Dance, wee groove offers a high quality event for children and their parents and carers, which also addressed health issues encouraging movement and interaction in a fun and engaging way for the children and the adults.”
Director, North Edinburgh Arts Centre