1957. We are in Moscow, at the height of the Cold War and the space race.
Laika is a wee dog who somehow survives on the frozen city streets. Never would she have dreamed that her destiny might carry her into space in the Sputnik II spacecraft, that she would go down in the history of humanity as the first living being to orbit the Earth.
In this show, Xirriquiteula Teatre uses techniques as diverse as rear projection, collage, puppets, automatons and gesture.
A theatre show for all audiences, recommended from 6 years old and upwards.
DURATION : 50 minutes
AUDIENCE : General public, from 6 years old upwards
AVAILABLE LANGUAGES : Catalan / Spanish / Portuguese / English (recorded dialogues)
SPATIAL REQUIREMENTS: Theatre
Optimum dimensions: 10 m wide x 6.5 m deep x 4 m high
SET-UP TIME: 5 hours
STRIKE TIME: 2 hours 30 min.