Category Archives: Education

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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Applied Puppetry Symposium & Cloud Child at the Little Angel Theatre, Islington, London

Earlier this month, DNA  had a wonderful weekend in London, with artistic director Rachel Riggs presenting a practical workshop and presentation about the early years Imaginary Leaps programme development in Western Australia at the Little Angel Theatre and Royal Central … Continue reading

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“One of the best performances for their age”

Assistant Director, Shakera, collects thoughts from herself and the audience before and after the much anticipated Cloud Child preview, at Horse & Bamboo Theatre’s performance space, The Boo. Sunday 27th January arrives and myself and the Company are, like any … Continue reading

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Fremantle Festival Parade 2012

After last years award winning entry in Fremantle Festival Parade, Rachel is once again making an underwater inspired entry with Samson School Creative Club in Fremantle, Western Australia. The overall design is inspired by Rachels recent visit to the UNIMA … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps at AGWA 2012

Starting Nov 3rd 2012, special pop up puppet sessions at the Art Gallery of WA for early years. Great value unlimited exhibition pass and four workshop sessions! Get creative with your kids through a fun and engaging Imaginary Leaps workshop … Continue reading

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Wayang Kulit inspired shadow puppets at John Curtin college of Arts, W.A

Rachel writes ‘I have been teaching shadow & rod puppet making & performing at John Curtin school of arts with year 9 gifted & talented drama students the past few weeks,  inspired by the rich Indonesian traditional heritage of Wayang … Continue reading

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Samson School wins the Freo Parade!

Rachel writes her parade entry with Samson School Creative Club was  a winner! Everything sparkled in the hot sun, and looked amazing. Fantastic team effort and turn out! Big thanks to everyone involved and Fremantle Council for funding.

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