Dreamer in Space

Dream Puppets

Dreamer Dreamer Dreamer Dreamer Dreamer Dreamer

“Brilliant! The children were enthralled and captivated throughout.”
Debbie Coffey, Osborne Primary School, Vic.

"THANK YOU again for a fabulous show - the children (and us) enjoyed ourselves so much!!"
Sharon Foley, The Drama School, Vic (Primary Holiday Program)

Dreamer in Space is the second adventure in the Dreamer series of magical blacklight puppet theatre.

Thinking of World Space Week? Make Dreamer in Space the highlight of your first week back.

Dreamer, an endearing, brave, curious and childlike creature is the main puppet character in the show. In this story, Dreamer‘s computer, via his satellite dish, picks up a message from an intelligent life form from a wormhole near Jupiter. Dreamer dons his space suit and fires up his rocket. He is off to experience weightlessness, travel through a wormhole, discover a new solar system and save a growing planet from a planet eating space monster. Dreamer meets and learns to communicate with some very engaging alien creatures. The show begins and ends with a delightful and crazy alien puppet playing a Wurlitzer organ.

Accompanied by an original sound track by Melbourne composer, John Grant, this is puppet theatre to inspire the imagination for all age groups.

Dream Puppets are an internationally award-winning company, based in Melbourne.

Puppetry Syle:
Dreamer is in black light style combined with other lighting and experimental colour
effects, scrims, and manipulation of scale creating a detailed and vivid three dimensional
world.

There is no spoken dialogue. The story is told visually with the support of original soundtracks. The performance uses black light and rod puppets within an enclosed booth. Although the
puppeteers are completely invisible, the puppets and props glow under the blacklight,
resulting in a magical and convincing illusion.

Teachers' notes with follow up activities and puppet designs are available upon booking.

BOOKINGS
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Credits:
This show was devised by Richard Hart of Dream Puppets.
Puppet makers: Richard Hart and Julia Davis;
Performer: Julia Davis;
Composer and soundtrack: John Grant.
This production has been performed in schools,pre-schools, libraries and festivals around Australia. Dream Puppets presented an earlier version of the show at the I Teatri del Mondo Children's Festival in Italy.

More Reviews

"I have had Dream Puppets as an incursion for my kindergarten class for many years.The children just love it!...Visually stimulating and engaging for all, with beautiful glowing colours and humorous characters and sure to have even the adults laughing".
Emily Aisbett, Aurora Pre-school, Blackburn

“Thoroughly worthwhile!”
Laura Lamech, Kilvington Grammar Vic

“Fantastic. It felt like we had escaped to another world. Children and adults really enjoyed it.”
Isobel Henderson Kindergarten, Vic.

“Your show had children from K - 6 spellbound. “ 
Michael Pearce, Principal, Glen Huon Primary School, Tasmania.

Show Details

Type

incursion

Year Level Suitability

Kinder to 3-6

Curriculum area

The Arts - Drama, The Arts - Visual Arts, Science

Themes

Puppetry, Black Light Theatre, Visual Effects, Movement And Mime, Humour, Design And Lighting, Space Technology And Travel, The Solar System, Adventures And Meeting Challenges, Curiosity, Friendship And Communication, Alien Life Forms, Experiencing Other Cultures.

Artform

Comedy, Puppetry, Visual Arts

Duration

The performance runs for 45 minutes (plus question time afterwards).

Cost

$440 (inc. GST) for up to 100 students. $4.40 each for additional students. For large numbers we can offer up to 3 shows a day.

School Term:
Term 1, Term 2, Term 3, Term 4

Availability

Melbourne and with 150 km from the CBD. (Negotiable).
THE PERFORMANCE VENUE NEEDS TO BE DARKENED WITH BLINDS OR CURTAINS OVER WINDOWS for black light to be effective. SEMI-DARKNESS is sufficient. The performer will provide some free-standing screens for windows.

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