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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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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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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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Imaginary Leaps Feedback

Charlotte from Bird House Theatre in the North East UK writes about ‘A Walk in the Woods’ : “Thank you very much for the very professionally delivered sessions in Cleethorpes. It was a pleasure to work with you and I … Continue reading

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Hands On! Applied Puppetry Symposium at The Little Angel Theatre, London

Rachel had a fantastic time with delegates in London, discovering and exploring simple puppetry techniques for maximum confidence and communication in any early years activity or environment. The morning delegates were very quiet compared to the afternoon group who were positively … Continue reading

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The Frog Prince Preview Show – wonderful childrens theatre in Preston

Our  first try out performance of ‘The Frog Prince and Other Peculiar Tales’ took place at 1pm on Saturday January 22nd 2011 at The New Continental Pub in Preston to a full house and friendly audience. After an opening speech … Continue reading

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Hands up Symposium on Applied Puppetry at Little Angel Theatre,London

A training session showing how puppets and objects can enable storytelling in early years settings presented by Rachel Riggs, Director of Imaginary Leaps is being held this Friday 28th January for the Littlee Angel Theatre’s Hands Up Symposium on Applied … Continue reading

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Frog Prince rehearsals

In a small hayloft in Leyland, preparations are underway for our latest touring production, ‘The Frog Prince and Other Peculiar Tales’ Thrashing out the staging of a one-woman show starring Liz Fitgerald-Taylor, mixing three stories together – The Frog Prince, … Continue reading

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Petr Matasek UNIMA article

When DNA went to Australia in 2008 to perform at the UNIMA International Congress, Rachel attended a masterclass with the Czech DRAK theatre designer, Petr Matasek. After writing about her experiences for her Masters in fine Art, she has finally … Continue reading

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