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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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Change of Heart – Fringe World , Perth, Western Australia

‘Its a fool looks for logic in the chambers of the human heart’ from ‘O Brother Where Art Thou? Its been a very hot week, with temperatures reaching near 40 degrees somedays in rehearsal  in my studio,with no air con, … Continue reading

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DNA welcomes new Chicken Licken performer

When the creator and original performer of DNA’s ‘Chicken Licken‘ Adam Bennett met Melvyn Rawlinson to work together with Luis Zornoza Boy at Norwich Puppet Theatre to create a solo show of The Pied Piper, neither of them had the … Continue reading

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Hand-made magic in a one woman show – ‘Change of Heart’

Rachel Riggs is obsessed with hearts. This British born puppeteer, artist and director has had a thing about them ever since the first show she made in 1993 called ‘The Cabinet of Hearts’. Since then she founded her own company … 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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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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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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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 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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