Shantu and the Dragon

Shantu and the Dragon, a Teatru Qroqq project, is a delightful original fairytale written and directed by Alfred Mallia  and produced by Isabelle Gatt.

Target age group is children aged 7-11.

In the imaginary world, Shantu, the protagonist, is a young man whose livelihood is  threatened because of  polluted water.  He decides to find the source of this pollution even if it means facing the unknown, fear, superstition and power.  The script is essentially about environmental issues, but is also about finding one voice, fighting for one rights and refusing to be exploited.

Teatru Qroqq, established in 2002, is an initiative by Dr Isabelle Gatt, lecturer at the Primary Department within the Faculty of Education, University of Malta. All the cast and crew is made up of third year B.Ed. students within the Primary Education track. Teatru Qroqq is committed to developing forms of theatre to engage young audiences.

Date is Sunday 29 April 2012
Time at 18.30
Venue at University Chapel, University of Malta , Msida

Tickets cost 8.50 euros each

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