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Red ladybird with black spots on a green leaf

Theatre for children: LEAF at Draíocht

13 - 18 Sep 2019 (Past)

Draíocht, The Blanchardstown Centre, Dublin 15.

What is it like to live on a giant leaf? Prepare for whooshing winds, gigantic raindrops, busy bugs, and bursts of colourful canopy in this joyful multi-sensory performance designed for children with complex needs. With the gentle unfurling of a leaf, a soothing sensory world is brought to life through music and song, light, smell, movement, and touch.

Devised and created by director Joanna Williams, and performers Orla Kelly and Thomas Johnston, LEAF is a captivating, fun-filled, and immersive theatre experience suitable for very young children with complex needs and their guardian/carer.

Developed by Ceol Connected as Theatre Company in Residence at Draíocht and supported by Fingal County Council and The Arts Council.

Fri 13 Sept     10am & 12 noon
Sat 14 Sept     2pm & 4pm
Tue 17 Sept    10am & 12 noon
Wed 18 Sept  10am & 12 noon

Booking notes: Each show is limited to 6 children & their guardian/carer. LEAF is a joyful experience of multi-sensory play, music, relaxation and surprise for young children with complex needs. It is, at its core very stimulating, with a range of sights, sounds, smells, and tactile experiences. Shows are suited to special needs crèches & pre-schools as well as for children and their guardian/carer.

To check suitability, please phone Sarah Beirne, Children & Youth Arts Officer, 01-8098029. Booking through Box Office tel 01-8852622.

Draíocht Studio // €5 Per Child (Accompanying adults free) / Age 3-8 yrs / Duration 45 mins


Ceol Connected
Children's Theatre
multi-sensory performance