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Author of the text Kristina Gavran

Director Svetlana Patafta

Set designer Tonka Maleković

Choreographer Andrea Vozila

Composer Lazar Novkov

Light designer Domagoj Klasić

Art director Klasja Habjan and Zita Nakić Vojnović

Photographer Mirko Cvetko

Producers Jelena Vignjević, Mia Tomić, Svetlana Patafta and Tena Bosek

Actor Svetlana Patafta


A big box and a small box. A big elephant and a little bug. And the biggest question - can big and small be friends?

We are confronted with the concept of size and the question of how to define what is big and what is small? This is also a story about how to find friends where you least expect them. The aim of the performance is to encourage children’s curiosity towards attitude towards space, attitude towards subjects and to plant basic mathematical skills. Understanding the difference between big and small is the basic concept of mathematics and it is the first step on the way to understanding concepts bigger, smaller and equal.

The performance ends with a thematic workshop on the subject of big and small.




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