April 2016

Pupperoos goes on Play School

18th April, 2016|Blog, Festivals, TV and Radio appearances, Workshops|

Pupperoos was very excited to be invited onto the children's television programme Play School in their "Through the Windows" segment! This was part of their 'Making Puppets' episodes, which were aired in July 2014 on ABC4KIDS (ABC2). A team from Play School came to film Kay and other puppeteers at the Maldon Puppet Carnival in [...]

Teacher Training Workshops and Lectures: Puppetry for the ESL Classroom

18th April, 2016|Blog, Puppetry and Education, Workshops|

On 4th September 2014, Kay Yasugi visited Sydney University to speak with the Third Year Primary Education students about using puppetry with ESL (English as a Second Language) students. She ran the puppetry lecture with Kate Harris, who is a primary school teacher and tutor at Sydney University. The session included a wide range of [...]

Puppetry in Ministry Workshop

18th April, 2016|Blog, Puppetry and Education, Workshops|

On 31st May 2014, Pupperoos ran a training workshop for Children and Youth Ministry workers called “An Introduction to Puppetry in Ministry”. The workshop was held at Randwick Presbyterian Church and aimed to help participants learn to use puppetry to create engaging talks, skits and dramas to bring the Bible to life for young people [...]

Puppet Pandemonium at the Powerhouse Discovery Centre

18th April, 2016|Blog, Puppetry and Education, Shows|

In the Autumn school holidays of 2014, Pupperoos performed a series of holiday puppet shows at the Powehouse Discovery Centre in Sydney. The 50 minute show was called ‘Puppet Pandemonium’ and it was interactive puppetry ‘show and tell’ with puppet-making demos, storytelling, live music and lots of audience participation. Kay’s puppet friends included Bina the [...]

Christmas Peek-a-boo Puppets with Spook and Splash!

18th April, 2016|Blog, Festivals, Workshops|

In 2013 and 2014, Pupperoos was invited to run Peek-a-boo Puppet workshops for Christmas Festivals in Ryde, Sydney. Organised by the City of Ryde, the 2013 festival was held on Friday the 13th – lending itself to a ‘Nightmare Before Christmas Spooktacular’! There was a screening of the Tim Burton film, ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ [...]