Presented By Company Furinkaï


Part of Eltham Unpacked and Dancing City

Duration: c. 40 minutes

Type: Dance


Origami sees the unlikely pairing of a monumental shipping container and a gravity-defying dancer.

Inspired by the Japanese art of paper folding, this is a ‘hold your breath’ spectacle where the container gently unfurls, creating a geometric performance space where dancer Satchie Noro dangles from its sharp corners and glides on its vertiginous edges. The container is in continuous movement, oblivious to the mesmerising duet that it is part of.


Presented as part of Eltham Unpacked, 28-30 June. GDIF’s programme of outdoor performance in Eltham town centre.
28-29 June, 2pm & 7.30pm

Presented as part of Dancing City, 30 June. London’s favourite outdoor dance event that showcases incredible performances from the UK and beyond in the parks, piazzas, waterfronts and shopping malls of Canary Wharf.
30 June, 1pm & 3.15pm

Access at Canary Wharf

There is step-free access across Canary Wharf.

Viewing Area
This will be marked with a chain and post– please ask a GDIF Volunteer if you’re not sure where to go. There will be some limited seating provided, too.

There will be BSL-interpretation at Dancing City.
Details about this will be announced in May.

Dancing City Journeys
Join the BSL/assisted Journey and get the most out of your day at Dancing City. Details will be confirmed in May.

A large-print version of the festival brochure will be available to download in advance or pick up on the day.

Canary Wharf photo maps
Coming soon.

What to Expect

Access in Eltham

Info coming soon.

Orangery Lane Car Park

Near the Eltham Centre

Canary Riverside, Canary Wharf

Where to find it

At Eltham Unpacked, Origami is performed in Orangery Lane Car Park which is behind Lidl and M&S.

At Dancing City, Origami is performed at Canary Riverside, on the water’s edge near Canary Wharf pier. It’s approx. 10 minutes’ walk from Canary Wharf Underground station.


Dancing City is supported by Canary Wharf Arts + Events. Eltham Unpacked is supported by the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Origami is supported by the Institut Francais du Royaume Uni as part of its En Scene! programme

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