DOODLEDEE, IT'S ME!
Let's draw a line, a circle and a belly button. This is me. Look at me! I roll, I rise, I fall ... wow! One more time. Let's play. Catch me if you can! You made it. I did it, too. We can do it. We’re the best!
Doodledee, it's me! is a playful and poetic visual dance-theater performance for the little ones. It represents a study of the way that small children perceive themselves at different stages of their development. As they grow, they become more aware of their bodies and it is crucial that we provide them with support in developing a healthy body image.
The visual elements of the play are based on the drawings by the little ones throughout the first six years of their lives. It’s a story of getting to know oneself: I am. I can. An ode to the body - to inspire and to admire.
Age: 6 months +
Duration: 30 minutes
Authorship and concept: Katja Kähkönen, Mateja Ocepek, Katja Povše, Sanja Tropp Frühwald
Direction and choreography: Katja Kähkönen, Sanja Tropp Frühwald
Co-creators and performers: Barbara Kanc, Tina Valentan
Set design and costumography: Mateja Ocepek, Katja Povše, Katja Kähkönen
Music, vocals and percussion: Zvezdana Novaković
Participating musicians: Flute: Suzana Menoni; Baritone and saxophone: Nina Rogina
Sound: Mario Marolt, Andrej Hrvatin
Set and costume production: Mateja Ocepek, Katja Povše, Katja Kähkönen, Iztok Hrga, Danilo Pečar, Miha Zupan
Lighting design: Janko Oven
Photography and video: Matej Povše
Producers: Katja Somrak, Katja Kähkönen
Co-production: Plesni Teater Ljubljana, AEIOU Theater for Babies and Toddlers, VRUM
Premiere date: January 29, 2016, PTL, Ljubljana
The project was supported by City of Ljubljana - Department of Culture, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia, The Tiina and Antti Herlin Foundation and The Olvi Foundation.