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".
Life and Limb Puppets
ACCESS: Largely non-verbal visual performance. Blending fantasy, puppetry and digital animation, Dragon is an epic tale of coming to grips with authority, responsibility and the nature of the world. In an idyllic valley a young child reluctantly learns their hunting duties and the price of living in paradise. An exhilarating 70-min adventure featuring beautiful live puppetry, cutting-edge projections and a soaring original score.
Newcastle Arts Centre
Newcastle Arts Centre, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK