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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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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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Samson School wins the Freo Parade!

Rachel writes her parade entry with Samson School Creative Club was  a winner! Everything sparkled in the hot sun, and looked amazing. Fantastic team effort and turn out! Big thanks to everyone involved and Fremantle Council for funding.

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Fremantle Parade with Samson School

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Imaginary Leaps into Hatfield

Liz travelled down to Hatfield to run two Imaginary Leaps sessions in the beautiful grounds of Great Nast Hyde House: A Walk In The Woods & Caterpillars and Butterflies were delivered to delighted children and adults alike. We tried to … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps at the State Library of Western Australia – Session 3

Better Beginnings in partnership with Early Years artist Rachel Riggs Tues 9th Aug  – Making Dens & friends We had a very special session this week with Elaine Forrestal , the writer of our featured book  ‘Miss Llewellyn-Jones’ attending with … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps with Better Beginnings Session 2

Tues July 26th – The Red Tree by Shaun Tan Story Book – Milli, Jack and the Dancing Cat by Stephen M King The session this week, focussed on Shaun Tans original illustration for the opening pages of ‘The RedTree’ … Continue reading

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DNA does Glastonbury 2011

Sarah and the 2011 crew were delighted to have the opportunity again to run workshops on the Kidz Field at Glastonbury Festival at the end of June. We were hopeful that the weather would be as blissful as the previous … Continue reading

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Sensory Awareness Artist in Residency Programme

Rachel is currently working with Carson St school, Perth, W.A with a team of artists on a Sensory Awareness Residency around making participative and experiential theatre for PMLD children. Have had a wonderful time facilitating staff, parents and pupils on … Continue reading

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Dragon Puppets from Middle Earth Weekend

A quick update on my previous blog, concerning the workshops at the Middle Earth Weekend in Birmingham. Thanks to a kind parent who I asked to send us some photos, I can now show you 2 of the many many … Continue reading

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