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  • Name:

    Cloud City

  • Created by:

    Tinna Grétarsdóttir

  • Icelandic title:


  • Set design:

    Guðný Hrund Sigurðardóttir and Tessa Sillars Powell

  • Costume design:

    Guðný Hrund Sigurðardóttir and Tessa Sillars Powell

  • Music:

    Sólrún Sumarliðadóttir

  • Lighting design:

    Magnús Arnar Sigurðarson

  • Choreographer:

    Tinna Grétarsdóttir

  • Performers: Inga Maren RúnarsdóttirSnædís Lilja Ingadóttir
  • Producer:

    Tinna Grétarsdóttir

  • When and where premièred?:

    24. March 2012

  • Webpage: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sk%C3%BDjaborg/346902895391989?ref=hl
  • Artform:

    dance performance

  • Audience (suitable for?):

    0-3 year olds

  • Use of text:


  • Length:

    30 minutes + 15 minutes play time for the children

  • Excerpts from reviews:

    "The scenography and the dancers movements played an equal role in the performance and the dancers worked well with the dreamworld made by sounds, music, props and scenography" "The performance is really well made and both parents and children enjoyed it. It was especially wonderful to watch the he joy shines from the childrens eyes that sat all around the stage." (Margrét Áskelsdóttir, Morgunblaðið 11. April 2012)

    Skýjaborg got three nominations to the icelandic theatre awards Gríman (best childrens performance, best choreography and best innovation)

  • (Awards, other accomplishments etc.):

    The audience sits on special pillows around the stage and on chairs behind them. Max audience 80 persons

  • Is the production available for tour?:


  • Has the production toured?:


  • Info on recent tours:

    Toured to Dansens Hus, Oslo, in september 2012. 11 performances for both kindergartens, families and as a part of the festival "Småkunstfestivalen"

  • Number off people on tour:


  • Number of performers on stage:


  • Stage/venue requirements:

    Stage size: 6x6 m, height 3 m. 1 stage help to assist with putting up and taking down the scenography.

  • Technical requirements:

    A semi professional / professional PA system. If played in a theatre the performance has simple lighting. It can be and has been played without i.e. in kindergartens.

  • Outdoor?, unusal setting (club, venue):

    the audience sits close up to and around the scenography.

  • Founded year? By? Members? Contact?:

    Barnamenningarfélagið Skýjaborg - 2012 - Tinna Grétarsdóttir


          • What is it?: Skýjaborg is a dance performance for the very young, 0-3 year olds. Two creatures wake up in a mysterious place where the weather is constantly changing. From cold and scary to sweet and sunny. After the performance the children are invited up on the stage to play, meet the creatures and explore the scenography.