Little Lamp, Pea and the Feather, inspired by The Princess and the Pea by Hans Christian Andersen, is an amazingly gentle performance that lulls toddlers into a pleasing emotional state through a colourful set design and intriguing, sensual effects – tolling of little bells, playing of harp as well as repeating of simple sounds, syllables and words. Its complex and interactive setting not only wakes up even the youngest viewers but also maintains their attention, despite the fact that they may not be impressed by the fairy tale’s story the same way as their somewhat older pals.
not all toddlers have developed their rational and emotional aspects
of perception equally, they will still benefit from this performance.
conceived based on the expert discovery in the field of babies' and
toddlers' visual perception. And it is exactly for this reason that
its performers are using vivid
and bright colours
picturesque images, large colour surfaces and geometric shapes. Music
play a very important role in this performance as well.
While theatre for babies is still
a novelty in Slovenia, it is already
well established and accepted in the international arena. Since it
is designed for children aged 1+, it mostly arouses enthusiasm,
although it sometimes tends to provoke some scepticism as well. This
theatre form, which already firmly established itself in the
Scandinavian countries, has lately developed throughout Europe as
called this performance »a puppet
rockaby«. All the music, composed
for this show, is based on the lullaby melodies. Puppets and object
can indeed rock us to sleep. The lullabies, containing people's
thousand year old recipes and wisdoms, are drawing a gentle line
between wakefulness and sleep.
Lamp, Pea and a Feather is an amazingly gentle performance that lulls
toddlers into a pleasing emotional state through a colourful set
design and interesting sensual effects, such us little bells tolling,
harp playing as well as repeating of simple sounds, syllables and
words. Its complex and interactive setting not only wakes up but also
maintains attention of even the youngest viewers, who may not be
impressed by the fairy tale’s contents the same way as their
somewhat older pals.
PREMIERE: March 2015, Stage under the Stars LGL