WATCH: Pupils put on a show

Norwegian dance group Panta Rei held a workshop with school pupils before a show in Shilbottle last week.

Members spent the week working with schools and dance groups in the lead-up to their performance of I Wish Her Well at Shilbottle Community Hall.

The dance workshop at Shilbottle Primary School. Picture by Jane Coltman

The dance workshop at Shilbottle Primary School. Picture by Jane Coltman

Oslo-based Panta Rei is one of Norway’s premier dance companies, known for its fast-paced, colourful dance theatre. In the lead-up to the show, the company was in residence for a week of workshops with Year 3 and 4 pupils from Shilbottle and Warkworth primary schools.

Members also worked with Dansformation, an independent dance group of seven to 14-year-olds, based at the Hindmarsh Hall in Alnmouth, and The Dancing Girls, a group of over-60s, who meet weekly at the Alnwick Playhouse.

The dance workshop at Shilbottle Primary School. Picture by Jane Coltman

The dance workshop at Shilbottle Primary School. Picture by Jane Coltman

Norwegian dance group panta Rei holding a workshop with Shilbottle Primary school pupils before a show in the village.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Norwegian dance group panta Rei holding a workshop with Shilbottle Primary school pupils before a show in the village. Picture by Jane Coltman