Tag Archives: early years

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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Chicken Licken in Rehearsals

DNA Puppetry welcomes with warm hugs, Steve Tiplady for the new Chicken Licken tour 2015 in rehearsals at the Horse & Bamboo theatre, Rossendale, Lancashire. Steve & Adam are sharing the puppeteer role for this well loved one man show … Continue reading

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‘Up in the air!’, a Cloud Child world imagined by children at Como Childrens Centre, Perth, WA

‘Up in the Air’ Cloud children installation was made in June/July 2014 with children at Como Children’s Centre by Rachel Riggs Early Years artist and visual theatre specialist. Another exciting investigative journey is about to begin with the theme of … Continue reading

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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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Chicken Licken – So Long and Thanks for all the Chooks!

Melvyn Rawlinson has performing DNA’s much loved golden egg of a show ‘Chicken Licken’ for the past few years and weve loved him taking the show out to new young audiences, in schools and theatres nation wide in the UK! … 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 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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Shakera and Sarah meet La Baracca

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to represent DNA at a really inspiring workshop led by Andrea Buzetti of La Barracca Theatre Company, at Horse & Bamboo. I attended with Sarah Hicks, fellow DNA artist and the ideas … Continue reading

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