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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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Cloud Child

Cloud Child, a set on Flickr. Here is a selection of images garnered from our recent 2 weeks of R&D at the Lowry, Salford Quays. The project will be developed in the UK in a series of Imaginary Leaps http://www.imaginaryleaps.comContinue reading

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Samson School wins the Freo Parade!

Rachel writes her parade entry with Samson School Creative Club was  a winner! Everything sparkled in the hot sun, and looked amazing. Fantastic team effort and turn out! Big thanks to everyone involved and Fremantle Council for funding.

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Sarah attends Earlyarts session at the Harris Museum and Gallery, Preston.

On Monday I was fortunate enough to attend a 2 hour session at the beautiful Harris, organised by Earlyarts. (www.earlyarts.co.uk). The session was an opportunity to experience and discuss a beautiful piece of theatre for the very young, by M6 … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps into Hatfield

Liz travelled down to Hatfield to run two Imaginary Leaps sessions in the beautiful grounds of Great Nast Hyde House: A Walk In The Woods & Caterpillars and Butterflies were delivered to delighted children and adults alike. We tried to … Continue reading

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DNA does Glastonbury 2011

Sarah and the 2011 crew were delighted to have the opportunity again to run workshops on the Kidz Field at Glastonbury Festival at the end of June. We were hopeful that the weather would be as blissful as the previous … Continue reading

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Sensory Awareness Artist in Residency Programme

Rachel is currently working with Carson St school, Perth, W.A with a team of artists on a Sensory Awareness Residency around making participative and experiential theatre for PMLD children. Have had a wonderful time facilitating staff, parents and pupils on … Continue reading

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Sarah does DNA workshops at the Middle Earth Weekend.

I’ve been to the Middle Earth weekend to create a forest installation and puppets with children and families in the activities tent. The event was over 2 days at Sarehole Mill in Birmingham, one of Tolkein’s childhood haunts and celebrated … Continue reading

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Scitech training session – Thurs May 5th 2011

SciTech’s Outreach team recently had the chance to extend their puppetry skills with DNA’s Artistic Director Rachel Riggs. Rachel was delighted to be able to work with the team, who are all so talented and have a fabulous ability to … Continue reading

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Sensory Awareness Workshops

Rachel (DNA artistic director) writes : A few weeks ago, I was invited to attend a series of sensory workshops, hosted by Barking Gekko  childrens theatre company based at Subiaco Arts Centre, Perth, Western Australia. http://www.barkinggecko.com.au A whole range of … Continue reading

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