Details about upcoming shows in 2019 coming soon.
A taster for WHO ARE WE? WE ARE. This production emerged from a twelve week course run by Elysium Theatre, which was based in 'brown paper puppetry'. No one knew how it would develop (including me) because it relied on participants opening their hearts and minds to a humble concept. The text was created from stories and poetry of each of the participants with one such personal experience featured in Act. 1. What transpired was truly inspirational, enlightening and heartwarming and every puppet and prop is made entirely from brown paper. Puppetry is a way of storytelling that is non-confrontational while allowing the individual to have voice.
Here is a 'stop-start animation' story made with pipe cleaners and a cotton reel.
I mess about with brown paper puppets all the time and create little scenarios for them.
Elysium Theatre acknowledges the traditional owners and first people of Brisbane; the Turrbal and Jagera/Yuggera. We extend our respect to elders past and present and to all Indigenous Australians including Torres Strait Islanders.