Multi-award-winning dance company balletLORENT is looking for five older people aged 70+ years to take part in its latest fairytale show, Rumpelstiltskin.

You will be part of a cast involving all ages, selected during a free, informal workshop run by balletLORENT dancers.


Date: Tuesday 18 Sept

Time: 2 – 4.30pm

Venue: Cast, Waterdale, DN1 3BU



  • No previous dance or performance experience necessary
  • An experience of wool winding and knitting preferable
  • The ability to walk unaided for approx. 20 feet is necessary

The workshop will involve:

  • Introduction to the project, including a short film
  • Seated warm up to music
  • Session based on scenes from Rumpelstiltskin, arm-knitting, wool-winding
  • Creating rhythms of movement with wool and raffia in small groups
  • Opportunity to try on costumes and discuss the dates of the project.


If you are interested in being considered for this one-off performance opportunity, please call Laura on 01302 303 950 or email to book one of 20 places on the workshop.