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with Tanya Maxwell and Kirsty Grierson

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Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre and ArTELIER

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

Tuesday 14 May 2019
10:00am – 12:00noon

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

Please bring a hat and drink bottle.

This workshop is FREE to attend, but registrations are essential.
BOOK ONLINE to secure your place

ADULTS & CHILDREN are both Required to REGISTER (1 Ticket Each).
Ratio 1 Adult : 2 Kids

About the Artists

Kirsty Grierson

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 internationally. 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.

Tanya Maxwell

Tanya Maxwell‘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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