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Adapted from the picture book by Mara McEwin, commisisoned by The PAC, and choreographed by Emily Bunning, this new dance-theatre piece from Treehouse Shakers tells the story young Rink Bowagon, who lives on top of Lonesome Mountain with his unusual family of rattlesnake tamers and shape-shifters. The townspeople agree that Rink’s family are quite strange, but they are unaware of Rink’s spectacular gifts. Whenever the moon is full, Rink sprouts beautiful flowers all over his body. When a new girl, Angelina, moves to town, Rink’s life truly begins to grow.
Incorporating shadow puppetry, original music, and movement, The Boy Who Grew Flowers is a thoughtful story that lends itself to themes of diversity, creating empathy, and celebrating individualism.
Founded in 1997 in New York City, Treehouse Shakers’ mission is to create original dance-plays that encourage multi-generational audiences to experience a connection to their community. Our young audience programming is unique in its offering of a guided look at modern dance through powerful and meaningful theatre.