"This company creates work which is grand in scale, beautifully crafted in its detail and as imaginative and rewarding as any company creating work for adults you'll ever hope to see."
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Commissioned by barbicanbite05 and the Young Vic as part of Young Genius, a major season of work taking place at the Barbican – Autumn 2005. This production toured from February - April 2007.
|Directed by||Sue Buckmaster|
|in collaboration with|
|Visual Artist||Sophia Clist|
|Digital Artist/Animator||Carl Stevenson|
|Lighting Designer||Aideen Malone|
|Assistant Director||Liam Jarvis|
|Costume Supervisor||Lieutske Visser|
|Theatre-Rites Bursary Visual Artist||Namhee Kwon|
|Production Manager||Simon Sturgess|
|Stage Manager||Sabine Schmidt / Alistair Richardson Laurens, Emily Richardson Laurens, Alyssa Watts|
|Inflatable puppet and large sphere by||Peter Hamilton|
|Performers||Cristina Catalina, Matt Costain / James Daniel Wilson, Rrenford Fagan / Steven Lim, Zoot Lynam, Mohsen Nouri|
How big is a million? Is there a man in the moon? What colour is music? Can I touch light?
A child’s curiosity is endless. And asking questions is often more important than finding the answer.
The Thought That Counts is a playful and enchanting celebration for 4–7 year olds of how we learn through play. Taking its inspiration from the notion that a genius is someone who, like children, keeps asking questions, the show creates a magical world using theatre, dance, animated shapes, puppetry and video.