Tag Archives: International

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

Posted in Arts in Education, Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Imaginary leaps play event at Matargarup First Nations Refugee Camp

Childrens play from imaginary leaps at matagarup ,perth, wa Continue reading

Posted in Events, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in early years, eyfs, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thurtinkles Telling Tales at W.A Festivals

Thurtinkle writes: This year, Ive had a wonderful time so far getting out and about to the Western Australian Festivals while im over here at the end of the world in Perth! Ive met lots of young & old story … Continue reading

Posted in Festivals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in early years, eyfs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Terry Jones Fairytales at Beaufort St Festival

Thurtinkle and Rachel had a great time performing their last shows for the Beaufort St Festival in Perth, WA this year. Although a very hot, sunny day (unusual for Perth!) – we had an enthusiatic audience and a chance to … Continue reading

Posted in Childrens Theatre, Events, Festivals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in early years, eyfs, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in early years, eyfs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Terry Jones Fairy Tales entertaining family audiences in WA!

DNA puppetry have just had sell out shows with Thurtinkle performing Terry Jones Tales for Fremantle Festival audiences. We had some really funny moments in the children’s participation, particularly from one boy who told us of the game ‘Dead Fish’ … Continue reading

Posted in Childrens Theatre, ethics and environment, Events, Festivals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Actors Studio Masterclass – puppetry & object theatre

Feb 20 Rachel Riggs Puppetry and Object Theatre Find out about creating performance through working with objects and the power of puppetry. Actors Studio – a series of 9 three-hour workshops on a variety of performing arts skills for actors … Continue reading

Posted in Youth Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment