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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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Thurtinkle’s Fairy Tales at Little Feet Childrens Festival

Rachel writes – Thurtinkle had a wonderful time performing at the Little Feet Childrens Festival in Joondalup, Perth, Western Australia last weekend. With Amity Culver presenting, we had fantastic audiences, and inbetween shows had the DNA fairy puppets making magic … Continue reading

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Incredible Iran! Cloud Child at the 22nd Hamedan’s children & Young Adult’s International Theatre Festival

   ‘There is a House in paradise called Happiness, and one wont be let in , unless he has made children laugh’             Prophet Mohammed. Rachel Riggs writes – Ive just recently returned from a trip to perform ‘Cloud Child’ in … 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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Imaginary leaps play event at Matargarup First Nations Refugee Camp

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Cloud Child flies into W.A! Artist in Residence at Como Children’s Centre

Rachel writes: From February 2014, I have been artist in residence at Como Childrens Centre, PerthComo Children is a unique early learning centre serving children aged 2-5 years in a beautiful home-style setting with the creative arts at the centre. … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps at Meerilinga Childrens Centre , Coolbellup, WA

For the past 8 weeks, Rachel has been playing with families with young children at Meerilinga Childrens Centre, on another early years creative engagement programme here in Coolbellup. Last year , I worked with families here on a CANWA funded … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps at REmida,Perth WA

Last month, Rachel was artist in residence at REmida, a recycled resources centre in Perth. as part of her research, she invited her friend’s 3 year old to explore the building and all its contents. He was interested in all … Continue reading

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Kampung Kids – Jakarta

During my time in Jakarta in September, I was fortunate to go and volunteer my Imaginary Leaps theatre play sessions with Kampung Kids. Kampung kids runs programmes in Pejaten (South Jakarta), Bekasi and Bogor in West java to educate families … 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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