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ATMA Dance: Magic Fish, Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside

Start date: 17 Jul 2016

End date: 17 Jul 2016

Time: 11:30 am and 3 pm

Price: Free

Venue: Swirle Pavilion, Newcastle Quayside

Venue address: Swirle Pavilion, Newcastle Quayside


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A classic Indian tale retold through dance, storytelling and beat-boxing for young thinking minds.

Vishnu, one of India’s shape-shifting Supergods, wakes up after sleeping for thousands of years to find a greedy demon called No-Knowledge has taken earth’s most precious treasures for himself.

Enlisting the help of King Manu to save the essentials for life, Vishnu changes his form into something quite unexpected! In this interactive performance, boys and girls are invited to join King Manu’s adventure in a new production to enchant all children.

Age Suitability: 5 – 9 year olds
Running time: approx. 45 minutes

This premiere show is the part of  GemArts Masala Festival.

Creative Team

Choreography, Direction and Performance: Mayuri Boonham

Composer and Live Vocal Beatboxing Performance Artist: Jason Singh

Costume and Set Design: Ana Ines Jabares-Pita

Lighting Design: Guy Hoare

Dance Artist: Pauline Reibell

Commissioned by The Place, GemArts and Pavilion Dance South West and supported by The Unicorn Theatre. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.


ATMA is a company worth clocking”, Donald Hutera, Pulse Magazine