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Tom Thumb creative development

Adam Benneett has been coming up with staging, design and puppetry concepts for the next touring show Tom Thumb. 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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“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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Wayang Kulit – Bali

Recently Rachel & Adam visited Bali and were able to visit various mask & dance ceremonies with the Barong body puppet , and a Wayang Kulit shadow puppet performance. The Dalang puppet master Made Gender is a native Ubudian who … 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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