E2: OBJECT, UNIVERSE & LIFE IN PERFORMANCE
Merlin Puppet Theatre
Monday 8th - Tuesday 9th April 2019
10am - 5pm daily
Ages 18+ / adults
An approach to all three basic elements that contribute to making a complete visual universe - Object, Universe and Life. OBJECT - puppet, mask, shadows; UNIVERSE - scenography, light and sound; LIFE - how these elements become animate. An exploratory laboratory, which examines through analysis, practice and experimentations, how a harmonious puppetry performance is created. Through improvisations and research on stage individually and in groups, participants will work on how to develop and realise an idea, all the way from scratch to the final desirable result. See here for Merlin Puppet Theatre's show at the festival, "Noone's Land".
Cabaret of Curiosities
Pull back the veil and enter the Cabaret of Curiosities – a gothic, vaudeville extravaganza for adults who enjoy the stranger side of life. In a modern reimagining of the traditional booth show, otherworldly creatures appear in a variety of unique puppetry acts that will amaze, bemuse and entertain. But something is not quite right – compere Horatio the Hare’s lineup of acts keep disappearing...something foul is afoot and the mystery must be solved! Expect puppetry, close-up magic, laughter, wonder and original live music.
Newcastle Arts Centre
Newcastle Arts Centre, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK