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    Conference of the Birds - free workshop series

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    D&M Art Projects (Douglas & Mackay) are offering free creative workshops in shadow puppetry, physical theatre, large lantern making, contemporary dance & hip hop in preparation for the performance: Conference of the Birds.

    BOOLARRA Workshops  - Boolarra Multi Purpose Building cnr Irving  &  Church st.

    Every Saturday (from 20th April - 25th May) 2-4pm 
    Every Sunday (from 21st April - 25th  May) 12-3pm

    MIRBOO  NORTH  WORKSHOPS - The Grainstore

    Every Wed  (from1st -15th May)  4-6pm

    Every Friday  (26th April to 10th May)  6-8pm

    Book in to participate in these workshops - NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY - ALL AGES, ABILITIES,CULTURES & GENDERS are welcome.

    This ‘one-night only’ ceremonial performance will include: First Nations Welcome, Smoking, Story & Dance/ shadow puppetry/ choral music/ physical theatre/ Hip Hop & Contemporary Dance & a lantern parade of giant birds.

    Based on a 12th C Sufi tale, Conference of the Birds ‘The Valley of the Quest’ tells of a time of chaos - when all the world’s birds gather to discuss their dilemmas & find the answer to all their problems. The birds decide to set of on a quest through 7 different valleys to find the answers they seek.

    Conference of the Birds:The Valley of the Quest is the starting point of the birds’ pilgrimage. This 1st Valley will delight & beguile both participants & audience with an art-walk at dusk through installations of light & cross-artforms by local artists.

    Join up to take part in our free workshops & to participate in the event on the 25th May at 5.30pm,  Centenary Park Boolarra.


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