The Witching Hour is a promenade performance which incorporates original musical composition, dance theatre and film. It is a work inspired by the folklore and dark history surrounding the Japanese forest Aokigahara, telling the story of an older man who wanders into the forest and encounters a yūrei (Japanese spirit).
Music composed by: Ross Whyte
Artistic Direction: Ross Whyte
Choreography: Thania Acarón
Performers: Richardy White & Thania Acarón
Performed at: Woodend Barn, Banchory
About Orphaned Limbs Collective:
Orphaned Limbs Collective is an interdisciplinary and multicultural team of artists based in Scotland, which helps promote links between communities and new artistic collaborations at national and international levels. The Collective’s repertoire represents works across genres of dance theatre, music, film and spoken word, with projects that feature Scottish settings and site-specific choreography. The diverse ensemble of artists encompass educators, musicians, filmmakers, photographers from various ethnicities.
Ross Whyte: rosswhyte.com ; Soundcloud: soundcloud.com/ross-whyte-dance
Thania Acarón: thania.info