Inclusive and diverse program at this year’s GoFigure!
8. June 2023
We are proud and happy to once again be the host of the children and youth performances during GoFigure! – The Festival of Puppetry and Visual Performing Arts.
On the program, you’ll find, among other things, a rock concert for babies and a clown performance that addresses the fear of clowns.
Worth noting at this year’s festival is the “relaxed program” section, where the performances aim to include children with various adaptations needs.
Welcome to the festival!
kinShips is a tribute to the extended family (kin). A tribute to the symbiotic allied organisms that envelop us daily and protect us from invaders. The project invites the audience into the microscopic world on the skin, to an embracing universe of microbial movement. kinShips explores mutual coexistence and exchange.
Sunday, June 4th at 12:00 PM (relaxed program)
Sunday, June 4th at 1:30 PM (relaxed program)
Sunday, June 4th at 3:30 PM (relaxed program)
Coulrophobia means the fear of clowns. After getting tired of creating elegant puppet theater performances, Opposable Thumb Theatre company has returned to its roots: They have created a clown performance! Not just any clown performance, but a genuine full-blown red-nose, funny wig, and oversized shoes type of show.
Tuesday, June 6th at 7:30 PM
Wednesday, June 7th at 12:00 PM
Wednesday, June 7th at 7:30 PM
14 stories is an improvised paper theater concert. The band consists of Tore on drums and Ragni on paper. This is an improvised, rhythmic, wordless, and playful performance concert with ambitions to be both funny and poetic. Over the course of 40 minutes, the performers will try to coax out 14 small stories from the paper.
Thursday, June 8th at 12:00 PM
Thursday, June 8th at 6:00 PM
Rock me baby
Five adult men dance, sing, and play catchy newly written rock songs in a groundbreaking performance for a very young audience group from 0-3 years old with parents. – Is it possible? Yes, it is! Rock me Baby is a new dance-theater-music production for the youngest children.
Saturday, June 10th at 12:00 PM
Saturday, June 10th at 3:00 PM
Sunday, June 11th at 12:00 PM (relaxed program)
Sunday, June 11th at 3:00 PM (relaxed program)
Inspired by the UK’s initiative of Relaxed Theatre, which aims to make theater more accessible for those with sensory challenges, GoFigure! has its own program for children who need extra support.
The performances with a relaxed program are adapted for children with learning difficulties, autism, and other sensory challenges. This is primarily achieved by adjusting the use of sound and lighting, as well as providing well-prepared information before and during the performances.
The performances with a relaxed program are kinShips and Rock me baby.