2pm BST / 6pm PKT / 9am EST
Thinking inside the box:
Miniature Worlds as a tool for education.
Award winning puppeteer Fagner Gastaldon of PuppetSoup presents an exciting new talk and workshop on the Brazilian art of Teatro Lambe Lambe and brings new insights into its use as an educational tool.
Visit a minature, magical world and understand the power of this special form of micro-puppet theatre known as 'Teatro Lambe Lambe'.
Learn the history and context of this Brazilian Art from one of the original practictioners of this type of puppetry, himself originally from Brazil. Learn the principles of Teatro Lambe Lambe and undertake a fun practical workshop in creating these minature theatres and micro-puppets, a wonderful form of puppetry that is equally useful to the puppeteer and the educator!
Discover ways that this form of puppetry can be used as both and entertainment and an educational tool, whether in the classroom working with pre-school children, developing the creative minds of the postgraduate learner or within communities developing networks and creating meaningful connections.
Fagner has taught Teatro Lambe Lambe across the world in his successful private adult courses and has also taught this artform at The University of California San Bernidino, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama London and at The Brighton Puppetry School.
Fagner has championed this artform from Brazil within schools, communities and educational establishments and proven its success as an artform that can engage, educate and entertain adults and children alike.
To take part in the practical element of this workshop you will need the following simple materials, though all are welcome at the talk and workshop!
A cardboard box at least the size of a shoebox
A safe place to work
Any craft materials you have access to (though none are essential beyond the above list)
Fagner looks forward to welcoming you to the wonderful minature world of Teatro Lambe Lambe!
Fagner is the founding Director of PuppetSoup and he has over 20 years experience performing, teaching and developing puppetry in both Brazil and the UK.
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