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A Patchwork for Every Age

Patchwork (Dir. Joanna Evans) is an award-winning Early Years Production, created in 2014 with a seed-funding grant from the European Small Size Network. Centred around a bed, the show sees pillows learning to fly,...

Just Here: A Sweet Performance

Just Here is a performance created for children under the age of three. Gabriel Marchand, the Director from Pillow Fort Productions, created a colourful piece that was full of soothing, calm and familiar sounds for the young audience...

Applied Puppetry

This is Dialogue's second article in our series about Objects with Objectives at the ASSITEJ Cradle of Creativity 2017 - to see our first post, a teaser video from their workshops, please click here. Objects with...

Little Sparrows Flying at Baxter

Sparrow is a wonderful, sweet performance for the Early Years by Teater Fot (Norway), directed by Lise Hovik. It follows a little sparrow on its journey from the moment it hatches out of the egg. The piece encourages children to...

The Willow Pattern Tale

This Production of The Willow Pattern Tale was created by Jill Joubert, Founding Member of the Handspring Puppet Company. In the Performance, Jill uses beautiful wooden puppets to unravel the myth of the Earth's...

A Toolkit of Theatrical Devices

Using film techniques to tell theatrical narratives. From the production: It’s Dark Outside (dir. Arielle Gray, Chris Isaacs, Tim Watts) Paying homage to both Film Noir and Western movies, torches and shadow work were used in It’s...

Finding Magic at the Baxter Theatre!

The following photo essay explores the wonders of three Performances that were staged at the University of Cape Town's Baxter Theatre on Friday, 19th May, 2017: Korean Story Theatre: Story Silkroad (Korea National University...

A Wild Day Out with The Dancing Beasts

Mexican Theatre Company, La Liga teatro elástico, collaborated with South African Puppeteers and Actors from both The Mothertongue Project and Handspring Puppet Company. Together with local Young People, they brought a pack of wolf puppets to life. Onlookers watched...

Puppets on a Mission

This is Dialogue's first article in our series about Objects with Objectives at the ASSITEJ Cradle of Creativity 2017 - to see our second post, an audio interview with David Grant, please click here. Objects with...