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Amistad - Family Workshops

22 Oct 2022

6+

Book Tickets
£8.50 Adult £8.50 Child (age 1-17)

Children must be accompanied by adults, and each adult and child needs their own ticket.

At Little Angel Studios

Sebbon St, London N1 2EH

Plan your visit

Working in partnership with  St. Ursula’s school in Romford and the Premises Studios music education programme,, Invisible Needs’ team of 6 artists devised, recorded and produced El Cuento de la Amistad, a 15-minute puppet operetta, during the lockdown of Spring  2021 (see invisibleneeds.wordpress.com).

Join Cath March and Gary Stewart and help re-create the incredible true story of the Amistad rebellion with shadow puppetry and songs. Learn how to operate rod and shadow puppets, make your own shadows, and perform songs in different languages – come and make your own version with us to bring our own version alive in the Little Angel’s family workshops.

About the tutors

Puppeteer, teacher, and community artist, Catherine March is the Founder of Invisible Needs.

Catherine has extensive experience in the educational sector., working in 2021/2 with St. Edwards primary school in Marylebone on their Spanish programme and delivering “Out of the Blues” music workshops. From 2018-20 she delivered the Invisible Needs creative Spanish curriculum at St. Ursula’s primary school in Havering, working in partnership with the school on the Amistad project (see website). She has considerable experience in managing projects and organisations including the Puppet Centre Trust where she was Artistic Director for 3 years.  She set up Invisible Needs in 2015 in order to bring fun and lasting impact into learning situations.

Gary Stewart is an interdisciplinary artist working at the intersection of sound, moving image and computational creativity. His work examines social and political issues of identity, culture, and technology. Through the application of innovative technologies and practices he is part of a global network of collaborators who are advocates for equality, climate justice and better health through the arts especially those from marginalised communities. Operating through a range of theoretical, fictional, and artistic frames, his work traverses media art, experimental music, and research.

 

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