Tag Archives: shadow puppets

Shadow Suitcases

http://sensoriumtheatre.com/2012/08/19/shadow-suitcases-sensory-walks/ Shadow puppet workshop with Cerebral Palsy Clients for Sensorium Theatre

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Sarah’s latest Baba Yaga shadow puppetry workshop.

Last week I had the pleasure of working with Mr. Trier and his delightful class at Irlam Endowed Primary School in Manchester. The children had been learning about light and shadows in science and were just completing a topic on … Continue reading

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UNIMA Congress and World Puppetry Festival Journal Link

For more images and journal of Rachel Riggs experiences at the UNIMA festival 2012, follow the link below – http://yardworks.wordpress.com/2012/06/25/lost-in-chengdu-21st-unima-congress-and-world-puppetry-festival-china/

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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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Wayang Kulit – Bali

Recently Rachel & Adam visited Bali and were able to visit various mask & dance ceremonies with the Barong body puppet , and a Wayang Kulit shadow puppet performance. The Dalang puppet master Made Gender is a native Ubudian who … 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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Imaginary Leaps – Session 5 – World Journeys

Imaginary Leaps at the State Library of Western Australia Better Beginnings in partnership with Early Years artist Rachel Riggs Tues Aug 23rd – SESSION 5 – Children’s Book Week  ‘One world, many stories’ The education room looked very cosy and … Continue reading

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The origins of the Frog Prince Fairy Tale

This Sunday the frog prince plays in London at the arts depot, 5th June Arts Depot North Finchley  London N12 0GA  www.artsdepot.co.uk/event For lots more on the history of the Frog Prince see http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/frogking/history.html      

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Scitech training session – Thurs May 5th 2011

SciTech’s Outreach team recently had the chance to extend their puppetry skills with DNA’s Artistic Director Rachel Riggs. Rachel was delighted to be able to work with the team, who are all so talented and have a fabulous ability to … Continue reading

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my bleedin art at the Blue Room, Perth

Have had a great response to my solo work on cellular memories in heart transplant statements, following on from previous explorations in this area at the Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University and Royal Exchange Studio Theatre, Manchester, Uk, a few years … Continue reading

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