Tag Archives: Performing Arts

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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Technical Reflection

‘Cloud Child is like candyfloss: a sweet storyline for a child to chew on.’ Work placement theatre tech student Rebecca Riggs-Bennett reflects upon working on Cloud Child rehearsals ‘I work within this performance as a generator: expanding sounds which create … 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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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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