Category Archives: Education

DNA Puppetry at SHAC – Sustainable Housing for Artists Collective

DNA puppetry/Imaginary Leaps has a new home at SHAC in Fremantle, Western Australia! Since moving in last year, we are really happy to be in a unique, world class facility for artists to live and work in a supportive co … Continue reading

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Puppet making Workshops at Fairbridge Festival 2017

Wonderful puppets were made by the children of Fairbridge this year, recycling and making simple rod puppets for play and story telling… Lots of imagination and lots of play with the ‘angry girlfriend’ and the ‘sad boyfriend’ puppets, amongst many … 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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Artist in Residence for the Song Room, West Australia

Rachel writes from overseas, Ive recently completed another successful residency for the Song Room , an organisation which funds artists to lead workshops in low social economic area schools nationally. Working with the friendly staff and pupils of Belmay Primary, … Continue reading

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Puppetry at Walker Art Gallery Liverpool

Adam Bennett of DNA spent the day yesterday at the Walker Art Gallery with a mixed age group of children and adults making puppets and then having fun learning how to perform with them. Here are some photos of their … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps with Kulunga Aboriginal Kindergarten, W.A

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Allira, Rachel and Chris celebrate at NAIDOC day Since July 2012, I have been collaborating with Kulunga Aboriginal Kindergarten, Hilton, Fremantle, Western Australia, a unique community resource for supporting early years children of Indegenous heritage and their families. I have … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps Australia Council for the Arts Professional Development

Rachel Riggs, ‘Imaginary Leaps’ Creative Director is continuing with her Professional Community Arts Partnerships Development with Kulunga Aboriginal Kindergarten in Perth , Western Australia. Funded by the Australia Council for the Arts, Rachel is able to focus on developing and … Continue reading

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