Choreographers: Elina Häyrynen, Terhi Kuokkanen and Jukka Tarvainen
Dancers: Elina Häyrynen, Terhi Kuokkanen ant Jukka Tarvainen
Sound designer and composer: Ville Ojanen
Costume designer: Maija Hietala
Scenographer: Jussi Niemelä
Workshop instructors: Elina Häyrynen, Terhi Kuokkanen and Jukka Tarvainen
Production: Off/Balance and Dance Center of Central Finland
Funding: Jyväskylä’s Art and Science Foundation, Dance Center of Central Finland, City of Jyväskylä and Arts Council of Central Finland
Duration: 25 min
Premiere: 12.12.2013, Children’s Fun -event, Jyväskylä
Age group: 3-years and older
Wormie is an exciting dance theatrical performance about a threat of an environmental catastrophe and the importance of clean water.
The story tells about a brave little Worm Wormie. Wormie goes on a quest looking for water to save her friend Flower who is in danger of fading. As her helpers she has Bunny and Obelix the Chicken and together they come up with the most extraordinary ways to find water. In the midst of the adventure they encounter also dangerous situations facing the wild Polluter.
The performance is filled with fun and compelling scenes, joyful music with a reference on modern Finnish folk music and high-quality and expressive contemporary dancing.
“I’ll recommend this to all my friends with families.”
”The dancers were skillful. Wonderful, that professionals delve into children’s performance with such intensity.”