Tag Archives: Manchester

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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DNA at Babies in Museums Conference

DNA were recently asked to deliver a session at an event called ‘Babies in Museums’, arranged by the organisation ‘Kids in Museums’ at Manchester Art Gallery. We were thrilled to be asked, and our Cloud Child Assistant Director Shakera went … 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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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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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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Greek mask making and theatre workshops with Sarah

Last week I spent 2 fun filled days at Haveley Hey Community Primary School in Manchester. The children in year 5 had been learning all about the ancient Greeks, and invited me to the school to make some masks and … Continue reading

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