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Imaginary Leaps – creative play 4 parties

Imaginary Leaps offers everything for your 1-5 years old creative play party – Portable ball pool with balls Stackable circular cushions Crawl tunnels Hoops and balls Puppet play Make and do craft activities Storytime Songs and rhymes Contact Rachel -0435591243 … Continue reading

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Teachers Creative Professional Development with Rachel Riggs at Carson St School, Perth. WA

Teachers creative professional development with Rachel Riggs – www. imaginaryleaps.com Imaginary Leaps investigates new approaches to creative arts activities for  children with complex learning needs, including:   using puppetry and other art forms as an approach to creative learning with … Continue reading

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Upcycling toys workshop

Rachel riggs from yardworks art likes to take old toys and recycle them into new creations. Take everyday throw away items and making them into something new, switiching on our imaginations and trying different ideas, often surreal!Different ways of looking … Continue reading

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Glitter Trees at Glastonbury

Making sparkly saplings for the Kidzfield at Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farm 2016 the DNA crew ran workshops everyday in the Kidzfield with hundreds of children. Sarah Nixon, DNA’s education workshop artist with Jon Nixon and Rachel Riggs made  decorations with … Continue reading

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DNA’s Tom Thumb at Glastonbury Festival 2016, the King attends!

Remembering a fantastic Glastonbury, DNA puppetry have been performing there since 1993 and we love it! For years we had the Puppets a Go Go! tent in the theatre field, now we happily love playing our latest production in the … Continue reading

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Tom Thumb ends Spring UK tour with a truimphant run at Little Angel Theatre

Following research and development in 2015, DNA created Tom Thumb in January 2016 and for six months has been touring the UK to variious venues, festivals and events Written and designed by Adam Bennett from an ancient Celtic folk tale, … Continue reading

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Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories

Presented by Barking Gecko Theatre Company, Perth, Western Australia Cast – Nick Maclaine, Amanda McGregor, Jo Morris, Igor Sas, Tim Watts Barking Gekko invite you to explore a world of stories, with Bambert – a small puppet man who loves … Continue reading

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Little BoBo – The Kaleidoscope Ensemble

Rachel writes from Western Australia with a review for UNIMA Australia Little BoBo By the Kaleidoscope Ensemble PERFORMERS: Gillian Catlow – violins; Joanne Foley – puppeteer; Charles Hoernemann – guitars; Ron Reeves – winds/percussion The Kaleidoscope Ensemble invites you on … Continue reading

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Awesome audience feedback for Tom Thumb #TomThumbDNA

Adam Bennett writes: “It’s been a long three weeks. Ten hours a day, seven days a week is a gruelling schedule, but the forge of the rehearsal room is a hot cauldron of creativity and I wouldn’t be anywhere else.The … Continue reading

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Puppetry in the UK

a round up of UK puppetry 2015 Continue reading

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