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Teachers Creative Professional Development with Rachel Riggs at Carson St School, Perth. WA

Teachers creative professional development with Rachel Riggs – www. imaginaryleaps.com Imaginary Leaps investigates new approaches to creative arts activities for  children with complex learning needs, including:   using puppetry and other art forms as an approach to creative learning with … 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 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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“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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Sarah’s latest Baba Yaga shadow puppetry workshop.

Last week I had the pleasure of working with Mr. Trier and his delightful class at Irlam Endowed Primary School in Manchester. The children had been learning about light and shadows in science and were just completing a topic on … Continue reading

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