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Shadow puppets yr 3 Preston

Working with 60 students in 2 classrooms to create and perform short performances in a day can be a challenge, but with the DNA shadow puppet show/demo using our OHP & pop up screen we gave these children a fun … Continue reading

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Cloud Child flies into W.A! Artist in Residence at Como Children’s Centre

Rachel writes: From February 2014, I have been artist in residence at Como Childrens Centre, PerthComo Children is a unique early learning centre serving children aged 2-5 years in a beautiful home-style setting with the creative arts at the centre. … Continue reading

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Wayang World Puppet Carnival – Jakarta Sept 1-8th, 2013

http://www.wayangcarnival.com/home/ Well the dust has settled, and Im ready to write about the wonderful time had at ‘the most extravagant wayang-puppet carnival in the world!’ Over 40 companies played, with a big eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary work.  I … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps with Kulunga Aboriginal Kindergarten, W.A

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Allira, Rachel and Chris celebrate at NAIDOC day Since July 2012, I have been collaborating with Kulunga Aboriginal Kindergarten, Hilton, Fremantle, Western Australia, a unique community resource for supporting early years children of Indegenous heritage and their families. I have … Continue reading

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DNA in England update

Ok- so I should have blogged some of DNA’s activity in England quite a while ago, but have been mega hectic planning a wedding, amongst other things. Anyway, I am here now to give you a quick update of a … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps Australia Council for the Arts Professional Development

Rachel Riggs, ‘Imaginary Leaps’ Creative Director is continuing with her Professional Community Arts Partnerships Development with Kulunga Aboriginal Kindergarten in Perth , Western Australia. Funded by the Australia Council for the Arts, Rachel is able to focus on developing and … 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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Imaginary Leaps Programmes 2012 – 2013 Western Australia

Over the past few months, Imaginary Leaps has been engaged in an exciting programme of creative play in partnership with the new Meerilinga Children & Family Centre, Cockburn and Kulunga Aboriginal Kindergarten, Hilton, Fremantle, Western Australia. http://www.meerilinga.org.au/children-parenting/parenting-services   Funded by … 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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