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Bees by Polyglot Theatre

July 7 - 10, 2022

Event Details

Join us for FREE performances around the Des Moines Metro!

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 7
2 PM, 3:30 PM, 5 PM, 6:30 PM - Des Moines Sculpture Park - Des Moines

Friday, July 8
10 AM, 11:30 AM, 2 PM, 3:30 PM - Haines Park - Altoona

Saturday, July 9
10 AM, 11:30 AM, 2 PM, 3:30 PM - Centennial Park - Waukee

Sunday, July 10
10 AM, 11:30 AM, 2 PM, 3:30 PM - Walker Johnston Park - Urbandale

FREE AND OPEN TO ANYONE

Presented in a different local park for each performance in partnership with the parks and recreation departments of Altoona, Des Moines, Urbandale and Waukee
Official Website: polyglot.org.au

"POP-UP" Performances in City Parks

Explore a buzzing, humming hive of activity, as three human-sized Bees busy themselves in the creation of a community alongside children who transform into bees as they play. The bees are fascinating, strange and beautiful, traversing invisible pathways and mapping delicate patterns across the performance space.

Inspired by the mysterious life and work of bees, this re-imagining of public space involves the slow uncovering of an intricate unseen world. Children are immersed in the sounds, shapes and scents of the bee world, from their familiar buzz to honeycomb houses. Bees uses ritual, non-verbal communication and the secret world of bee movement to provide a range of access points for children to participate.

Polyglot is working in partnership with Inlet Dance Theatre to deliver this season. Polyglot Theatre is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.

Performance Schedule

Thursday, July 7 
2 PM, 3:30 PM, 5 PM, 6:30 PM - Des Moines Sculpture Park - Des Moines

Friday, July 8
10 AM, 11:30 AM, 2 PM, 3:30 PM - Haines Park - Altoona

Saturday, July 9
10 AM, 11:30 AM, 2 PM, 3:30 PM - Centennial Park - Waukee

Sunday, July 10
10 AM, 11:30 AM, 2 PM, 3:30 PM - Walker Johnston Park - Urbandale

Event Details

Join us for FREE performances around the Des Moines Metro!

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 7
2 PM, 3:30 PM, 5 PM, 6:30 PM - Des Moines Sculpture Park - Des Moines

Friday, July 8
10 AM, 11:30 AM, 2 PM, 3:30 PM - Haines Park - Altoona

Saturday, July 9
10 AM, 11:30 AM, 2 PM, 3:30 PM - Centennial Park - Waukee

Sunday, July 10
10 AM, 11:30 AM, 2 PM, 3:30 PM - Walker Johnston Park - Urbandale

FREE AND OPEN TO ANYONE

Presented in a different local park for each performance in partnership with the parks and recreation departments of Altoona, Des Moines, Urbandale and Waukee
Official Website: polyglot.org.au

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"The fact that our son was working with Broadway professionals and getting vocal and acting lessons from people who actually acted on Broadway was stunning."

- Jennifer, Altoona parent

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