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Barbican Centre, pre-theatre workshops for Shona Reppe

Posted by Hazel Adams on


Shona Reppe's Cinderella

I ran pre-theatre workshops creating mini spoon puppets, using a variety of materials the children were able to make their own character chosen from a classic fairytale before watching Shona Reppe's production of Cinderella.

 

Shona Reppe's Olga Volt the Electric Fairy

I also ran a pre-theatre activity with the theme was relating to the circus and Olga Volt's heritage, I looked into Victorian games and decided to display how to make thaumatropes (a two sided disc with various images that when spun merge together), I went for a boys version of a strong man with lightning bolts and a girls version displaying Olga and an array of stars.