Olympics
LES OLYMPIQUES DES ANIMAUX
(THE ANIMAL OLYMPICS)
Summer 2024
Workshops and performances

TSF will be revisiting the Olympics in 2024. This year we visit Northumberland schools and beyond, offering a Paris themed performance of Les Olympiques des Animaux with workshops for up to 60 students, live music, puppetry and video, all in simple French. See your pupils take part alongside the actors! The tour of schools will be between 17th June - 12th July. Contact TSF through john@tsf.org.uk if you are interested. A Bientot...


LANGUAGE : Simple French
SUITABLE FOR: 6-11 Year Olds
CAPACITY : 150 children maximum

For further information contact 

john@tsf.org.uk
Songs and video resources from the 2021 production (when we celebrated the Tokyo Olympics) are available to watch on Youtube, eg. Saute Secoue, Les 5 Valeurs des Jeux Olympiques ( Respect Amitié). These songs feature in our Paris 2024 Olympics show, available:
HERE- Link to Youtube.
Please feel free to use these songs and other Animal Olympic resources from the show on Youtube with your students. These include short scenes in simple French and filmed animations on the Olympic theme.
THE ANIMAL OLYMPICS WILL RETOUR SCHOOLS TO CELEBRATE PARIS 2024!  

with Workshops and Performance (for 150 children maximum):



See your pupils perform with the professional actors


A participatory theatre production for KS2 that celebrates the internationalism and diversity of the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, next summer-

Les Olympiques des Animaux (The Animal Olympics) will tour summer 2024 in the North East and beyond.


This is a theatre production
with 2 workshops for 30 participating students each, that celebrates the Olympic Games in Paris, France, through live, comedy, puppets and catchy songs. The Performance  is for150 children maximum, including 60 participating students. 

DESCRIPTION:

Lion, Rabbit, Horse, Whale and Elephant, from five different French speaking countries, participate in an exciting pentathlon, consisting of: running; cycling; swimming; rowing and long jump.

KEY POINTS BELOW
  • The production uses simple French vocabulary, including numbers, colours, weather, animals and sports etc.
  • The Animal Olympics Paris 2024 supports the listening and speaking strand of the KS2 programme of studies as well as the OFSTED requirement for SMSC provision and developing cultural capital.
  • The show will help to develop confidence, teamwork and collaboration and provides a meaningful context for pupils' language learning.
  • The production supports schools applying for International Schools Award, Artsmark and children doing Arts Award.
  • An education pack which includes a synopsis, songs, recorded music and lyrics, as well as a range of activities, is available before the show to enable teachers to prepare their pupils so that they gain maximum benefit from the performance.
  • This show has been specifically designed to be performed in school halls and not on a stage.

WATCH YOUR PUPILS PERFORM WITH THE CAST!
  • Some pupils will be able to participate in the show itself.
  • They will enjoy workshops with the actors and create two scenes from the play.
  • These will be incorporated into the final production for the rest of the audience to watch.
  • AUDIENCE 150 children maximum
  • A maximum of 60 children (years 3-5) will be able to perform in the show after participating in workshops with the actors. The remainder of the children will enjoy the full show as part of the audience.
  • This production was initially performed for the Rio Olympics of 2016 to great acclaim:

"The set and production was beyond our expectations – excellent" Ponteland First School
"Very engaging, lots of humour" SS Peter & Paul RC Primary
"Participation of children good" Holy Trinity CE Academy
"They have been talking about it all afternoon and in French!" Cambo Primary, 2021.

See Prices  below:

      • 17 June to 12 July


        17 June to 12 July 2024

        Book now 
        Single show: £425 + VAT
        Two shows: 
         £795  VAT
        john@tsf.org.uk

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