Shadow Puppetry and Underwater Stories for Kids

Looking for a rainy day activity? This Thursday 12th and Friday 13th of January, Emily Mowbray-Marks is offering a Shadow Puppetry ‘explore-shop’ for kids aged 7-12 years.

Be prepared to draw, trace and cut, play some drama games, explore light and shadow and tell underwater stories. Students will make their own shadow puppet, and then operate it in a showing for family on the final day.


Emily Mowbray-Marks grew up in the Bay and as a young girl regularly performed on Baycourt’s stage. She now returns to her home soil to offer explore-shops and events to people of all ages through Emily trained as an actor at Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School, and has been involved in theatre, musical theatre and TV over the past 13 years. She first taught Shadow Puppetry with Kate Parker of Red Leap Theatre Emily is also a Drama and Health Secondary School Teacher and works very-part-time in schools whilst being a Mum to Clara. Emily adores leading creative events big and small whilst encouraging others to create, get in nature and be happy. 


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