“This is an authentic piece of ritual dance from the high Andes of Perú” — THE SCOTSMAN
“Rarely have I seen such totally effective glove puppets achieving a remarkable degree of elegance and precision.
Subtle and mesmerising”– Puppeteers UK
“The experience of watching is riveting, and produces a sense of otherness consistent with its being a shamanistic ritual”– Dance Around the World
“It is done for real with all the ceremony and ritual movements; even Edinburgh’s Mother Earth is honored” –EDINBURGH GUIDE
Do you have a love for exotic cultures? Renowned Peruvian-British artist, Jose Navarro, presents his puppet interpretation of the Scissors Dance, a Peruvian dance from the Andes that is a UNESCO recognized ‘Intangible Heritage of Humanity’. The act features various puppet techniques and rearrangements of traditional music with elements of fusion, providing a mystic symbiosis between the puppeteer and the dancer.
for more information, visit http://jose-navarro.com/
Presenter: Jose Navarro Puppet Theatre Company, klpac & Muka Space
Date / Time: 23 – 25 Jan 2014 @ 8.30pm, 24-25 Jan 2014 @ 3.00pm
Venue: Indicine, klpac
Ticket prices: Minimum donation of RM 25
a) Group Promotion: Buy 10 get 1 free
b) School groups: RM 20 for every 40 seats