May 2011

Pupperoos is off to Prague and the UK!

29th May, 2011|Blog|

 Kay Yasugi from Pupperoos will soon be travelling to Prague and the UK for an exciting 3 months of exploring marionette puppetry and education. She will first be visiting the Puppets in Prague school in the Czech Republic where she will do an intensive 2 week marionette carving course. She will also attend the Prague Quadrennial, [...]

Puppet making at Shopfront Theatre

28th May, 2011|Blog|

Puppet workshop participants display their wacky paper puppetsPupperoos recently ran some puppet-making workshops for 11-14 year olds at Shopfront Theatre for Young People in Carlton, Sydney Australia. Over three sessions, the participants worked in small groups to make various puppets using paper, string, bamboo rods and masking tape. With these simple materials, the group produced a diverse range of puppets [...]

Sneak peek of puppets for “Coram Boy”

20th May, 2011|Blog|

Kay Yasugi from Pupperoos was recently commissioned to make some puppets for an exciting new show at Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview, Sydney. The highschool production, "Coram Boy", is based on the best-selling  novel by Jamila Gavin (the play has been adapted by Helen Edmundson).   The story is set in 18th Century England, where the benevolent Thomas Coram has recently opened a Foundling Hospital in London called [...]