Tag Archives: Lowry

More Cloud Child Feedback comes floating in!

DNA continues to get some very positive feedback about the Cloud Child Performances on our Spring UK Tour! ‘My son loved it! he laughed so much’ ‘Fab show, kept my 3 year old mesmerised’ ‘Lovely show, made me cry’ ‘Really … Continue reading

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Cloud Child films

We’ve added some clips to our youtube channel from our research and development at The Lowry, Salford in England’s North West earlier this year. This R&D process looked at performing not only for children, but also with them, helping to … Continue reading

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Day 9 & 10, 19th & 20th January – Presentation & Feedback

What a wonderful R & D we have had for Cloud Child, thanks to Porl Cooper & Lyndsay Merrick at the Lowry and Arts Council of Great Britain. This last week has been quite intense, trying to process and present … Continue reading

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Day 8 January 18th R&D

Joined by the talented Mr Mark Whitaker, as well as welcoming Ida and Tinka of Clogless Lobster for the second day we puppeteered, projected and plotted. It was great to share skills and bounce ideas around, trying out the characters … Continue reading

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R&D Day 7 Jan 17th 2012 – Projections

Today we jury-rigged the small digital camera to the old digital projector in advance of finally managing to get the small hand-held projector connected to the camera. While the children were playing with the overhead projector and the big white … Continue reading

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Day 6 Mon 16th January 2012 Cloud Child Development

A fabulous day researching the play elements & materials with young children in the morning, and then hearing & playing with the first music cut this afternoon. Having the musical score from the Verbal Vigilante boys, really ‘glued’ the visual … Continue reading

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Day 5 Friday 13th Dance & movement Day

This morning we had a nice visit with the Dance Tots session age 3-4 years led by Claire Fildes at the Lowry. Myself and Liz had a nice collaboration with Claire and the children, playing with the little fluffy clouds … Continue reading

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Day 3/4 Visit to the local Swinton Surestart and using digital projection

Liz writes ‘We had a delightful morning working with children in Swinton, introducing the group¬† and mums and early years practitioners to the work we are currently exploring.¬† Tiny tufts of cotton wool were given to the children and we … Continue reading

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Day 2 of Cloud Child – Research and Development

After a Body-Mind-Centering warm up led by Michelle Hovane of Sensorium Theatre, Rachel Riggs, Adam Bennett and Liz Fitzgerald Taylor were joined by Jode and David of Verbal Vigilante music and Amber Onat-Gregory of Tell Me A Tale to work … Continue reading

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Cloud Child first day of R&D at the Lowry

At last we’re in Studio 2 at the Lowry! Had a wonderful day exploring with materials and our new proto type cloud child puppets. With Liz Fitzgerald Taylor and Francis Italiano we played with different materials representing clouds, and ideas … Continue reading

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