Mermaids of Avalon
"Mermaids of Avalon" is an iconic performance piece of Kittiwake Dance Theatre performed from 2008 to 2010. The story begins with the Adventures of a young fisherman from a rural Newfoundland fishing settlement on the early 1800's. With dreams of the sea and adventure he finds himself recruited by the English Sea Captain. Once at sea the crew encounters many adversities, the sea, the crew, life on ship, dreaded pirates on the high seas. Our young fisherman taking a moment to look into the sea and what does he behold? Was it a Mermaid? And so we begin to tell the tale- through dance- of the Mermaids of Avalon.