Dance drama treat in Ardrishaig
DANCE fans in Mid Argyll were treated to workshops and a performance in Ardrishaig Public Hall from Joan Clevillé Dance last week.
The arrival of the award-winning dance company kicked off with a workshop involving primary twos from Ardrishaig Primary School, who responded creatively to the dancers lead much to the delight of their teachers.
The evening provided further entertainment with dancers performing ‘North’. The show is based on a young man with no memory who finds himself lost, and is only told that he is north.
The dance included mimes and highly effective stage effects, delighting the audience who were in attendance.
The session followed a debate over a cuppa as to where in the UK ‘north’ actually was, with one audience member commenting that at one point Argyll was north enough with the snow and ice.
The next day the dancers returned to the hall for more community workshops which included a wide range of ages.
Organiser Anne Beckitt said: ‘It was so good to see that in Mid Argyll all ages can work together sharing without hints of ageism or geographical discrimination.
‘How fortunate we are that Joan Clevillé is willing to bring his professional company to such a small venue.’
Following the show in Ardrishaig, Joan Clevillé Dance will now head to London for a performance at the prestigious ‘Place’.