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Puppet making Workshops at Fairbridge Festival 2017

Wonderful puppets were made by the children of Fairbridge this year, recycling and making simple rod puppets for play and story telling… Lots of imagination and lots of play with the ‘angry girlfriend’ and the ‘sad boyfriend’ puppets, amongst many … Continue reading

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Tom Thumb ends Spring UK tour with a truimphant run at Little Angel Theatre

Following research and development in 2015, DNA created Tom Thumb in January 2016 and for six months has been touring the UK to variious venues, festivals and events Written and designed by Adam Bennett from an ancient Celtic folk tale, … 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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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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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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Wayang Kulit inspired shadow puppets at John Curtin college of Arts, W.A

Rachel writes ‘I have been teaching shadow & rod puppet making & performing at John Curtin school of arts with year 9 gifted & talented drama students the past few weeks,  inspired by the rich Indonesian traditional heritage of Wayang … 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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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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Wall of Fame

Our crowdfunding campaign in December was successful – with the help of the Crowdfunding site wedidthis.org.uk and some very generous friends, patrons and sponsors we have a budget for our Research and Development project for the new early years interactive … Continue reading

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Getting ready for an AWESOME time

We’re busy preparing for a series of early years sessions for the AWESOME International Festival for Bright Young Things 2011 in Perth, Western Australia. Round and Round is one of the sessions of theatre play, in which the 2-4 year … Continue reading

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