The Enormous Turnip
Also available as an interactive theatre play session with
A Feast of Folk Tales
DNA imaginativley dish up a trilogy of classic European
folk tales, blending puppetry & visual theatre techniques, percussion
and audience participation.
Inside a dusty attic, a trunk full of tales comes
Rod and string puppets creatively tell the adventure
of a hungry family & their enormous turnip.
The old man's dreams come to life through shadow play as we magically
discover that, when we pull together, even the littlest one can
make all the difference!
Through the window of a tiny cottage we join the
little girl and her mother.
Simmering away at the stove is the magic cooking pot.
Get carried away with us, as the porridge pot overflows, bubbling
over into the audience!
Can the children help save the village from the sea of sweet porridge?
Out from the old toy trunk rolls the story of the
The seven hungry little boys can't catch the pancake puppet as he
jumps out of the pan and away!
Join him on his adventure as he rolls across the fields and the
imaginations of the audience!
The educational workshop that is available
with The Enormous Turnip will see the kids using found everyday
household objects (vegetables, spoons, etc) along with beads and
fabric to create easily animated puppets. The Children learn about
shape. colour, craft skills, recycling and simple role play.
We would supply the materials & objects. We've a large stock
of coloured fabrics, foam shapes, sticky back plastic,cellophane
and trimmings, as well as kids scissors, tape, pritt stick etc.
We just require a suitable space with a few tables in.
The numbers would be limited to up to 25 accompanied children per
workshop & would run for approx 40 mins
||Suitable for 3-7 year olds
||Arts Centres, Theatres, Community Venues