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A FREE outdoor spectacle based on an original story The Wren Boys & The Snow Queen, an Alternative Festive Tale to mark the beginning of the festive season.

5th December 2015 at 4:45pm

County Library, Tallaght and Chamber Square.

The Event:

Youth, school and community arts, performance and music groups will bring to life an alternative story of Christmas featuring The Wren Boys, The Snow Queen and lots of Christmas spirits. Can they save the world from the BIG FREEZE?

UNWRAPPED is an annual winter celebration. Children, young people, and communities of all ages join professional artists to“unwrap” the festive winter season through a combination of music, performance and visual arts.

For UNWRAPPED 2015, over 200 children, young people and adults from South Dublin County’s youth, school, disability and community arts, performance and music groups will bring this original story to lifethrough dance, colourful lanterns and costumes.

Now in it’s 6th year, Unwrapped is a perfect family-friendly start to the festive season.

The Groups Involved:

Over 200 people are involved in the creation, staging and promotion of Unwrapped 2015.

Community and Professional Arts Involvement 2015

Community Groups and Schools

Tadashi Kato, Overall Project Design: Puppet, Lantern & Costume Design
Carousel Theatre School

Square in Square Video
Des Carthy Music School
Grainne Walker & Shane O’ Doherty, Production Manager
Doors to Elsewhere, Performing Arts Group
Tony Fegan, Creative Director
Dominic’s Community Centre, Tallaght
Event Producing Organisations
Freshly Ground Theatre
Alternative Entertainments
Glee Club, Mountain Park
The Civic Theatre

Contact Music Studio
Kingswood Choir
Down to Earth Theatre Group
Mount Seskin Community College
Tallaght Community Arts

Street Arts Academy
Partner Organisations

South Dublin County Council Arts Office and Corporate Services Department
Tallaght Youth Theatre
South Dublin County Music Education Partnership
Mount Seskin Community College
South Dublin Libraries
Scoil Chaitlín Maude
Professional Artists
Clondalkin Credit Union
Gerry Horan, Music Director
The Square, Tallaght
Martin Moran, Assistant Musical Director

Dee Pouch, Lantern Design and Mask Making

The annual UNWRAPPED programme is developed by a creative partnership between South Dublin County Council Arts Office and Corporate Services Department; South Dublin Libraries; TallaghtCommunity Arts; Alternative Entertainment; Contact Studio; RUA RED South Dublin Arts Centre, Civic Theatre, Tallagh, South Dublin County Music Education Partnership and Down to Earth Theatre Company.

UNWRAPPED 2015 has been generously supported by The

Square Shopping Centre and Clondalkin Credit Union.