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Remembering Rosa Parkin x

Rachel writes – It was with great sadness, we learnt of Rosa’s passing on Sept 6th 2015, after fighting a rare form of cancer over the last two years. I want to honour her memory & work with DNA, and … Continue reading

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Puppetry at Walker Art Gallery Liverpool

Adam Bennett of DNA spent the day yesterday at the Walker Art Gallery with a mixed age group of children and adults making puppets and then having fun learning how to perform with them. Here are some photos of their … Continue reading

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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

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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

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes at the UNIMA congress China 2012

This time last year DNA accompanied Foley Bergere at the UNIMA World Congress of Puppet Theatre in Chengdu, China. Here’s a quirky film made by Rachel Riggs of her experience with Joanne Foley. The film was originally made as a … Continue reading

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Cloud Child – a puppeteer’s perspective

I sit on a cloud and watch as the audience starts to trickle into the space in small groups. The big ones are fussing over where to sit and dealing with coats and personal items, chatting away to the small … Continue reading

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Cloud Child First Shows

After a full day of rehearsals at Horse & Bamboo , with Shakera Ahad fully taking up her understudy role and replacing Liz Taylor as lead performer, the show comes together beautifully despite this setback. Packing up, Off we drive … Continue reading

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WE DID IT! Thanks to our supporters we made our crowdfunding goal

We’re very grateful and fortunate to have had a tremendous amount of support in the creation of our new show Cloud Child. Our kickstarter bid to raise a tiny proportion (about 7%) of our project budget to build and tour … Continue reading

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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

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“One of the best performances for their age”

Assistant Director, Shakera, collects thoughts from herself and the audience before and after the much anticipated Cloud Child preview, at Horse & Bamboo Theatre’s performance space, The Boo. Sunday 27th January arrives and myself and the Company are, like any … Continue reading

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