This friday, Terrapin Puppet Theatre launches it’s new work ‘Con Artists’. The one-hour show, which follows the adventures of Max and Milly, embarks on a fifty show tour of Tasmania’s primary schools. The work, by Australian playwright Finegan Kruckemeyer, is directed by Robert Jarman, co-designed by Greg Methe and Roz Wren. It features a newly commissioned score written by Matthew Dewey. ‘Con Artists’ also has a theatre season which opens at the Peacock Theatre on Monday the 17th of September.
* Con Artists is cross-curricular, bringing together History, The Arts, Storytelling and Text in a lively, engaging an informative way.
* Con Artists will bring the stories of Tasmania’s young convicts to life for children as they gain historical perspective and an understanding of the past.
* Con Artists provides a springboard for a multitude of classroom activities and learning possibilities.
* Con Artists is educational & entertaining, and promotes a variety of important personal qualities such as respect, imaginative thinking and appreciating another’s point of view.