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SCHOOLS: The Stories of Hans Christian Andersen

Monday 1st March, 2021 - 10:00 - Friday 30th April, 2021 - 15:30

As a result of Covid-19 we know your students may not have had the chance to visit our theatre in the past year. Riverbank Arts Centre and Watergate Theatre has joined with Verdant Productions to offer an online version of The Stories of Hans Christian Andersen – a musical adaptation of the life and stories of the world’s greatest storyteller.

Your students will enjoy classic tales such as ‘Thumbelina’, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, ‘The Ugly Duckling’, ‘The Little Mermaid’ and many more, in a fantastic one-hour journey made for all ages to enjoy.

The production comes with activity sheets which will cover a number of different curricular areas including: SPHE, performance, listening and responding and literacy to name a few. Activities are suitable for children aged 5-12 and can be adapted accordingly.

Starring Brian Gilligan, Rachel O’Connell, Daithi O’Donnell, Kelly-Marie Ní Cheallaigh
Directed & Choreographed by Debbie Kiernan. Set Design Vincent Bell.
Costume Design Nicola Burke. Lighting Design Eamon Fox

📚BOOKING INFORMATION: The Stories of Hans Christian Andersen
Available: March & April, 2021
Price & Format: €30 per class. 1 x video (60 mins) or 6 videos (10 mins each) & pdf resources. Suitable for: All Primary classes
To book contact Theresa,


Monday 1st March, 2021 - 10:00
Friday 30th April, 2021 - 15:30
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Riverbank Arts Centre
Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
045 448327
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