Little Ray Puppets

21 Nov

Working in London:

Little Ray’s Corina Bona has currently been swept into a whirlwind of work away from Bristol to London. She is devising Goldilocks with The Little Angel theatre, which opens on the 7th of December running till the 29th of January 2011. The production is a modern take on the Goldilocks story, it uses music, storytelling and puppetry to tell the tale of a small feisty Goldie who is a world traveller. The bears in contrast are so familiar with their home enviroment that they are almost part of the furniture. The production is still in development and we look forward to seeing its completion. After its month long run at the Little Angel it will doing a national tour so watch this space for details.

Being a Puppeteer:

Corina’s interview in The Guadian gives you more information about what being a Puppeteer involves. A working Life: Corina Bona

Recently Little Ray’s Corina Bona featured in the Creative Choices website, which helps creatives understand career paths in different artistic mediums. To read more visit http://www.creative-choices.co.uk/insights/article/being-a-puppeteer

Puppetry in Education:

Below is a link which will download a power point presentation on why and how you can use Puppetry in Education. For more details get in touch at coribona@gmail.com

Puppetry in Education

Puppets About: Puppetry Residency

http://corinabona.blogspot.com/2011/04/puppet-centre-trust-residency-2011-2012.html

Based in Bristol (Bristol Old Vic Theatre), Birmingham (The Mac) and Farnham (The Maltings)

Little Rays have been chosen to be part of the Puppets About residency through the Puppet Centre Trust (the BAC)

The residency involves some funding for R&D, Support from the venue in having a space to rehears and mentoring in marketing if something is produced. The material will be shown at the Bristol Old Vic, The Mac and the Maltings in their artist in development platforms.

If you are a PROFESSIONAL DANCER please get in touch as auditions will be held to find collaborators to explore how puppets and dancers interact. We will investigate how dancers puppeteer and what movement they can produce with puppets: coribona@gmail.com

Puppetry Collaboration: Pickled Image

Little Rays, Cori Bona has been invited to collaborate and perform with the internationally renowned Pickled Image. This new show is inspired by the Maysel’s Documentary Grey Gardens which features Edith Bouvier Beal the cousin of Jackie O’. Little Edie will premier at The Bristol Puppetry Festival September 2011. For information about these characters go to http://www.greygardensonline.com/

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