03 July 2015

Production Team Interview: Dena Lague

1. Describe yourself in three words
A redhead, with a rather dry sense of humour (so I’m told) who enjoys being physical.

2. What’s your role in this summer’s production?
To bring it to life through movement.

3. What’s your vision for the production? 
For it to be totally understood by every member of the audience.

4. What do you do when you’re not working with Samling?
I perform, teach and facilitate workshops in the South.

5. What’s your favourite opera & why?
Dido and Aeneas, it was the first Opera I worked on and I just love ‘When I am Laid in Earth’ from Act 3.

6. What are you most looking forward to about the production?
Watching it all come to life and seeing it transform from first run in the studio to the first night in Saltburn.

7. What do you order from the chip shop?
Always haddock, there is a little bit of Northern in me!

8. What’s your favourite ice cream flavour?
I like a good classic vanilla but sometimes caramel and sometimes pistachio.

9. Give us your elevator pitch for why people should come and see this production
This is such a sweet fairy tale set in 1920 of a young boy conquering evil and realising his love for his mother. Ravel’s music is utterly beautiful and shall be performed by an outstanding group of young people.