With less than a week to go before we open our new touring programme, it’s all systems go here at the FFIN machine as you can well imagine.
So why you may well ask is the strap line for the show, Still Standing? As always with me, a number of reasons. Firstly and perhaps more importantly, it’s a play on the title of Stand Up Straight, the new work made by our company dancer Catrin Lewis: I like to thread the essence of the whole bill into the title of the show. And then rather more on a cryptic level, the company beset by the ever-gloomy nature of the dire financial situation in which we (as do many others) find ourselves, are actually still standing! We have an amazing network of support from our Board and volunteers, the public and of course our marvellous team of dancers and technical people who do well over and above their expected commitment.
Just a slight aside, we are currently trying to fund raise to provide free holiday dance classes for children and young people in the Blaenau Gwent area, please give generously if you can. You can follow this link by clicking on the words Holiday Dance Club –
We open our show at the brand new college campus for Coleg Y Cymoedd in Nantgarw next Tuesday March 11th at 7.30pm, it would be great to see you there.
Tickets £7 and £5 are available by calling 01443 663009
More blogs to follow, please join us as we continue our tour..