FOOTLOOSE Will Be Executed at Artwork in Movement Theatre Corporation

Kick off your Sunday shoes! The musical Footloose is established to dance up a storm

Kick off your Sunday shoes! The musical Footloose is established to dance up a storm at the Don Russell Performing Arts Centre subsequent month.

Directed by Lys Tickner for the Artwork in Movement Theatre Enterprise, the present is dependent on the strike 1984 movie of the identical identify and was nominated for four Tony Awards in 1999.

Footloose is a based on a true tale in which a city place a ban on dancing – the enthusiasm from local youths finally proved to the adults that it did not place them in danger both morally or physically.

The soundtrack album, which functions the tunes Footloose, Let us Listen to It For The Boy and Holding Out For A Hero, achieved number a person on the Billboard charts and bought far more than 15 million copies.

Eric Carmen, Sammy Hagar, Kenny Loggins and Jim Steinman presented additional songs for the phase generation.

“Tunes is fantastic for the soul and this musical is complete of amount a single hits from the mid-80s,” Lys reported.

“The largest change between the musical and the movie is the complexity of the music.

“The score is comprehensive of harmonies that give the music a lovely essence but are not the radio variations the viewers would be far more common with.”

A member of Roleystone Theatre given that 1989, Lys directed her very first enjoy – The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – as a 20-12 months-old in 1993.

She has absent on to immediate Alice in Wonderland, Small Women, Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing unit, Small Store of Horrors, Significant School Musical, The Snow Queen, Grease and Puffs and has been involved in a myriad of productions, both singing, dancing, performing or phase-running.

In 2018, Lys set up the Artwork in Movement Theatre Corporation with a team of like-minded folks who desired to set the pleasurable again into theatre.

Past 12 months, she co-directed The Past 5 Yrs at Fringe Planet, finding up a weekly award in the new music and musicals category.

“I wanted to direct Footloose since it really is a entertaining display with some of the ideal tunes around that everyone can – and will – sing along to,” Lys stated.

Footloose plays at 8pm June 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19 2pm June 12 and 19 and 6pm June 13. Tickets are $30, $25 concession – book at tinyurl.com/2021footloose.

The Don Russell Carrying out Arts Centre is at Whole lot 13, Murdoch Street, Thornlie.