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Salamanca Arts Centre

77 Salamanca Place

Kelly's Garden

Battery Point, TAS 7004

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Bush Creatures and Puppet Making with Tanya Maxwell and Kirsty Grierson

Use natural fibres- grasses, branches and fabric to make your very own bush creature or puppet!



For children aged 0 to 5 years and their families.Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Free to attend, but registrations essential. ADULTS & CHILDREN both Required to REGISTER (1 Ticket Each). Ratio 1 Adult : 2 Kids

Meet in Kelly's Garden or if a rainy day, in the Founders Room on Level 2.

All materials provided but please bring a hat and drink bottle.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

KIRSTY GRIERSON has a background in puppetry and has toured with Terrapin Puppet Theatre for over 10 years, both as a performer and workshop coordinator in productions nationally and internatinally. She has worked as a facilitator, performer, community producer, workshop leader and director independently and with companies such as big hArt. Kirsty has worked with most forms of puppetry including marionettes, bunraku, object theatre and shadow. She collaborates with artist Leigh Tesch on the Small Stories Project, exploring the connection between child and adult through storytelling, puppetry and performance. Small Stories has toured throughout Tasmania delivering highly interactive and engaging performances (for children 0-5 years) and creative workshops.

www.smallstoriesproject.com

Tanya’s background is in physical theatre, textiles and 3D design. She has taught in community art projects across circus, clown, performance, puppetry, weaving and nutrition in Tasmania, Northern Territory and WA. Tanya has been primarily working with young people in the hospital environment as a Clown Doctor for 14 years. Her art practice is Furniture, Costume and sculptural making with salvaged wood, fibre and sometimes metal and is largely informed by the playful nature of improvising with what is at hand.

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