Tag Archives: children

More Cloud Child Feedback comes floating in!

DNA continues to get some very positive feedback about the Cloud Child Performances on our Spring UK Tour! ‘My son loved it! he laughed so much’ ‘Fab show, kept my 3 year old mesmerised’ ‘Lovely show, made me cry’ ‘Really … Continue reading

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Last shows of Cloud Child Tour – April/May 2013

Cloud Child has had a fantastic run this Spring with sell out audiences around the country and fabulous feedback. The last shows at the New Continental, Preston , the Lowry, Manchester and Oakengates Theatre , Telford were very well received … 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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Cloud Child – a puppeteer’s perspective

I sit on a cloud and watch as the audience starts to trickle into the space in small groups. The big ones are fussing over where to sit and dealing with coats and personal items, chatting away to the small … Continue reading

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DNA at Babies in Museums Conference

DNA were recently asked to deliver a session at an event called ‘Babies in Museums’, arranged by the organisation ‘Kids in Museums’ at Manchester Art Gallery. We were thrilled to be asked, and our Cloud Child Assistant Director Shakera went … 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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‘Absolutely Magical!’ Cloud Child flies with early years audiences

After a great few weeks of rehearsals supported by Horse & Bamboo at their venue The Boo in Rossendale, Lancashire. DNA were ready, willing and able to present special free preview shows for the local Early Years Community including childminders … Continue reading

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DNA welcomes new Chicken Licken performer

When the creator and original performer of DNA’s ‘Chicken Licken‘ Adam Bennett met Melvyn Rawlinson to work together with Luis Zornoza Boy at Norwich Puppet Theatre to create a solo show of The Pied Piper, neither of them had the … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps Programmes 2012 – 2013 Western Australia

Over the past few months, Imaginary Leaps has been engaged in an exciting programme of creative play in partnership with the new Meerilinga Children & Family Centre, Cockburn and Kulunga Aboriginal Kindergarten, Hilton, Fremantle, Western Australia. http://www.meerilinga.org.au/children-parenting/parenting-services   Funded by … 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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