A roving puppetry performance of a Lyrebird, turned interactive Time-machine. The Lyrebird’s ability to imitate sounds makes it an ideal device for capturing ideas from the future. It plays with the themes of hope and regret. If we could, what advice would we give to ourselves in the past?
Jenny Ellis, Artistic Director of Little Wing Puppets, has been making and performing with puppets for over twenty years. She has performed to thousands of children in every state and territory of Australia, as well as overseas. She has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Puppetry from the Victorian College of the Arts and a Bachelor’s degree majoring in Environmental Education. Jenny trained with Master Puppeteer Richard Bradshaw through the national Jump mentoring program in 2011. She also received a Major Fellowship in 2012 from the Mike Walsh Foundation to research puppetry in Europe. Jenny is a graduate of the Heilkos School of International Theatre Creation in Florence, Italy.