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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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WE DID IT! Thanks to our supporters we made our crowdfunding goal

We’re very grateful and fortunate to have had a tremendous amount of support in the creation of our new show Cloud Child. Our kickstarter bid to raise a tiny proportion (about 7%) of our project budget to build and tour … 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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Kazakhstan World Puppet Carnival

Rachel recently returned from an incredible two week trip via Bangkok to Almaty, Kazakhstan, continuing her travels through Asia. Funded by an Artsflight award from the Departmentof Culture & Arts, Western Australia, Rachels new solo show ‘Change of Heart’  http://www.dynamicnewanimation.co.uk/Art_of_heart.htmContinue 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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Atishoo!at Perth International Arts Festival, Western Australia

Rachel writes ‘Its been a wonderful two weeks restaging Atishoo! with our new performer Anne- Marie Biagioni. Shes amazingly professional for her age and really enjoying playing to a family audience. Weve had time to bring out the best in … Continue reading

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Cloud Child

Cloud Child, a set on Flickr. Here is a selection of images garnered from our recent 2 weeks of R&D at the Lowry, Salford Quays. The project will be developed in the UK in a series of Imaginary Leaps http://www.imaginaryleaps.comContinue reading

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Seeking female performer for PIAF show

We are looking for a locally based female physical theatre performer in Perth, Australia. ‘Atishoo!’ a visual theatre journey for children under 6 and their families is a part of the program of the Perth International Arts Festival and will … Continue reading

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