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Dominic Kelly is one of a new generation of performance storyteller - based in Lancaster, UK and Stockholm, Sweden. He has established a reputation for producing powerful work combining intricate composition with the energy of improvised performance. Dominic's performances include shows at LitFest, The Royal and Derngate and Tom Thumb Theatre; at London's Barbican, the Soho Theatre, Cheltenham Literature Festival & the Bargehouse for The Crick Crack Club; at numerous folk, arts and storytelling festivals, and at storytelling clubs across England. Dividing his time between England and Sweden, Dominic has a special interest in the stories and legends of the North West of England, and the relationship between narrative and place. In early 2009 Dominic was awarded the New Directions Commissions by Cambridge Storytelling Festival: 'Crow' was the result. In 2011 he was commissioned by 3monkeys to make 'Trickster'. Dominic works with LitFest, the Lancaster Literature Festival as performance storytelling programmer and advisor. He is an Associate Storyteller with Fabula Storytelling Company in Stockholm and a member of Pandvani 108.
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Bird-like old women, mouse-like girls, bear-like men, and teenage boys with something of the jackal about them&we're quite familiar with finding something of the animal in our fellow human beings. But sometimes the boundary between human and beast, and between myth and history can become somewhat blurred. Dominc Kelly's one hour storytelling performance, Crow, traces the life and death of Dominic's own grandFather a beak-nosed man and a corvid-like trickster. He was born into poverty in the distinctive landscape of the Lancashire Fylde and as a child he slept in a hollow in the floor, but as an adult he charmed, tricked and labored his way determinedly into an affluence that he ultimately found alien.
Crick Crack Club
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