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Imaginary Leaps Programmes 2012 – 2013 Western Australia

Over the past few months, Imaginary Leaps has been engaged in an exciting programme of creative play in partnership with the new Meerilinga Children & Family Centre, Cockburn and Kulunga Aboriginal Kindergarten, Hilton, Fremantle, Western Australia. http://www.meerilinga.org.au/children-parenting/parenting-services   Funded by … Continue reading

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Fremantle Festival Parade Winners!

  DNA’s artistic director Rachel Riggs had another successful winning entry this year, with the Samson School Creative Club family team, and Art  Teacher -Suzanne Coleman and Amity Culver – Choreographer. As Lead Artist – Rachel worked with an underwater … Continue reading

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Kazakhstan World Puppet Carnival

Rachel recently returned from an incredible two week trip via Bangkok to Almaty, Kazakhstan, continuing her travels through Asia. Funded by an Artsflight award from the Departmentof Culture & Arts, Western Australia, Rachels new solo show ‘Change of Heart’  http://www.dynamicnewanimation.co.uk/Art_of_heart.htmContinue 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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Atishoo! wins a Turnstile award

We are very pleased to announce that the recent run of Atishoo! at the Perth International Arts Festival garnered a Turnstile Award for it’s “wonderful, fevered dreamscapes” directed & designed by Rachel Riggs, and puppeteered by Adam Bennett, with a … Continue reading

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UNIMA Congress and World Puppetry Festival Journal Link

For more images and journal of Rachel Riggs experiences at the UNIMA festival 2012, follow the link below – http://yardworks.wordpress.com/2012/06/25/lost-in-chengdu-21st-unima-congress-and-world-puppetry-festival-china/

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Puppet Photos from UNIMA Congress Chengdu, China 2012

Images from the amazing international puppet companies and the Chinese puppet theatre companies – an incredible line up!

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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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Atishoo! family feedback & participation

After the Atishoo! shows at Perth International Arts Festival, the children had chance to play with all the colours of the rainbow tissue paper in the foyer, and make whatever they could imagine, or float the paper in the air. … Continue reading

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Atishoo! – the reviews

We ‘ve had a couple of brilliant reviews for Atishoo! at the Perth International Arts Festival. The first to be published was by David Zampatti in his theatre blog ‘From the Turnstiles’ “…a room full of kids were entranced. Some … Continue reading

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