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Argus (puppet show)

Artists: Dead Puppet Society

Fresh from New York and touring nationally, Argus explores the attempts of a little creature trying to find a home in a world where he just doesn’t fit in.

As he journeys over vast terrains to the four corners of the earth – the ocean, the North Pole, the desert and even to a pirate ship and outer space… he learns what it means to be alive, to fall in love, to feel fear and curiosity, and what it means to have a home.

In this theatrical puppet show, the central character (made only of hands) is incredibly versatile as he has no fixed form and can be summoned, transformed and dismissed at will simply through the movements of the performers’ bodies. Accompanied by a recorded musical score by John Babbage, the entire world in Argus is built from found objects where the readily available materials are given a new lease on life in the creation of symbolic and poetic environments.

Read more about Argus and Dead Puppet Society.

Age: 5 to 12 years+
Dates and times:
Wed 8 July, 11am to 12noon, 1.30pm to 2.30pm, 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Thurs 9 July, 10.30am to 11.30am; 1pm to 2pm; 3pm to 4pm

Bookings essentialbook online

Cost: $12 per person (please note: adults are required to purchase a ticket)

All children must be accompanied by an adult