September 2013

Monkeying around for a good cause

23rd September, 2013|Blog, Charity, Shows, Workshops|

 Chee-Chee the Cheeky Monkey (and her 'assistant' Kay Yasugi) did a puppet show and workshop in July for a benefit concert in Kingsgrove, Sydney. Chee-Chee hosted the concert with Taryn Skye Douglas, who plays the host in Series 2 of the children’s television show, ‘The Amazing House’. The concert was put on to raise money [...]

Puppetry for High School Students

23rd September, 2013|Blog, Puppetry and Education, Workshops|

 In May this year, Pupperoos visited the Year 8 high school students at MET school in Oatlands, Sydney for a day of puppet making and performance. The experience was part of the students' technology studies, where they were required to design and construct puppets and devise a show based on a fairy tale. The day [...]

April 2013

War Horse Puppetry Workshops in Sydney

9th April, 2013|Puppetry and Education, Workshops|

Kay Yasugi from Pupperoos recently ran a workshop on 'Creating Puppets For Plays' as part of the War Horse Australia Learning Programme at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. The participants were mainly young adults from the National Youth Theatre Company. The workshop was a practical and hands-on session of designing and making a puppet for use in the theatre. It was based [...]

March 2013

Shark Puppets Attack!

28th March, 2013|Blog, Puppetry and Education, Workshops|

Pupperoos recently ran a series of exciting shark puppet workshops at Fowler Road School. The students have been learning about dangerous animals and by the end of the day, they had created a whole school of sharks, piranhas, dragons (and one pug dog)! Here is what one of the students wrote about his experience:Yesterday we [...]

Festivals, Harmony and Peek-a-boo Puppets in Ryde

26th March, 2013|Blog, Festivals, Workshops|

  On Sunday 24th March, Pupperoos had the joy of running an all day puppet-making workshop at the All the Colours of Ryde Festival. The festival celebrated Harmony Day, which is an opportunity to promote peace, community spirit and the celebration of cultural diversity. Children (and the young at heart) were invited to make 'Peek-a-boo' rod puppets, [...]

February 2013

Greetings from Bali!

12th February, 2013|Blog|

Snapshots from Bali (clockwise): Kay making a Wayang Kulit shadow puppet; Kay with her teacher Jamayanti at the Puri Lukisan Cultural Museum in Ubud; a Wayang Kulit shadow puppet; traditional Balinese dancer with a Barong mask/puppet; Wayang Kulit performance; Javanese rod puppets; Sketch by Kay Yasugi from the Ubud Royal Palace.Kay Yasugi from Pupperoos recently [...]

December 2012