Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, Fremantle
September 26 to October 10
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Although she has not performed with Dado before, she directed him in her Helpmann Award nominated work precipice last year.
“It’s a really lovely team and our dance backgrounds do help, although there’s a lot more to consider,” Ogle said.
“I have to be constantly diligent of the manipulation of the puppet; the puppet has to lead the movement more than my body leading it.”
Fox has been adapted by director Michael Barlow from the Australian children’s book by Margaret Wild and Ron Brooks.
The 45-minute production is suitable for all ages.
TICKETS: Performers Rachel Arianne Ogle (Fox), Jessica Lewis (Magpie) and Imanuel Dado (Dog) in the Spare Parts Puppet Theatre production Fox. DANCER Rachel Arianne Ogle will make her Spare Parts Puppet Theatre debut this school holidays in the world premiere of
The fusion of dance, puppetry and digital projection in the production makes for an ideal introduction for Ogle to the performance genre.
“It’s quite a different world to anything I’ve done before,” she said.
“I’ve never worked with puppetry so it’s intriguing and great to be learning new skills and combining it with dance and voice work.
“It’s a whole package deal and I’m really enjoying the challenges of the new role and working in a new environment with different people.”
Ogle, a sessional lecturer at WAAPA, is joined on stage by fellow dancers Jes-