Youth Projects and Performances
Teenage puppet commission and delivery of training to Brighouse
Youth Centre, Halifax enabling a group to produce their own DVD
of original material as part of a residential weekend.
Have you done it....yet? A project at Stainsfield
Youth Centre Rochdale using teenage puppets to produce a DVD of
original material devised and performed by the participants about
the choices involved in sex and relationships.
Fusion - Esteem. Exploring self-image and identity
in a group of 13-14 year old young women. Puppetry, role play, collage
and textile work explores Images of women, attitudes towards sex
and relationships and helps individuals to learn skills to make
informed choices for the future.
Salford - working with Chatsworth High School on light and shadow,
live projection and digital recording with ASDL teenagers on self-awareness
Octagon Theatre Bolton
- training young performers on puppetry technique.
|Connexions - DNA worked with
teenagers in Oxfordshire combining various puppetry & video
techniques in a project aimed at looking at life and career
Genie In a Bottle
-A 20 day youth project In conjunction with Manchester Museum, Lets
go Global & Contact theatre. Exploring our attitudes towards genetic
engineering. This project resulted in a performance devised and
performed by young people streamed live onto the internet and staged
at the Green Room, Manchester
Arts in The Parks-
Workshops in local parks in Preston with students from 3 special
Phoenix Youth Arts
Bolton - creating a large processional dragon with young people
2003 Barnardos Parenting
Adolescents’ (10 days)– a project working with mothers
dealing with teenage children, creating a performance about parenting
Ounsdale High School
Birmingham Mask making for two days with teenagers
SRE:production - sex
& relationship education through puppetry workshops, Ed. Pack
& show for youth centres & secondary schools (Year 9), DNA
week at Bispham High School Arts College (Year 7) making Carnival
Costumes for the Commonwealth Games Parade, Manchester.
SRE project - 12 weeks of youth
theatre production sessions plus teacher & school nurse training.
Bispham Arts College - week's
residency with year 7 -Circus Puppet Parade
Worden High School, Leyland - lecture
demonstration for secondary schools
Kingsland High School, Wigan -
'Journeys' two day residency with asylum seekers and local young
Cumberland High School, London
- lecture demonstration for secondary schools
Co-ordinator and facilitator of
professional development workshops in puppetry for the Edinburgh
Puppet and Animation Festival, British Festival Of Visual Theatre,
and the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.