Terrapin News Update March 2015
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HOBART & BURNIE!
WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE TODAY?

Terrapin is delighted to be part of the Tasmanian International Arts Festival by staging I Think I Can in Hobart and Burnie this month.

Created by Sam Routledge and Martyn Coutts, I Think I Can is an interactive installation that invites the public to engage and play by becoming temporary residents via a tiny puppet.   Through puppetry, live video, and active audience interaction, this innovative public artwork asks “What would you like to be today?” engaging participants in an optimistic task of collective storytelling that deals with dynamic notions of residency and responsibility.

I Think I Can will be in the Elizabeth Street Mall in Hobart on:
  • Friday 20 March, 10am-1pm (schools only) and 5pm-8pm
  • Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 March, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm
  • Monday 23 March, 10am-1pm (schools only) and 2pm-5pm
and at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on:
  • Friday 27 March, 10am-1pm (schools) and 5pm-8pm
  • Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm
It's suitable for children aged 7+ and their families, and it's free! More information here.  You can also read the stories created in each city's online newspaper at www.ithinkicanonline.com.

I Think I Can is presented by Ten Days in association with Junction Arts Festival and Queenstown Heritage and Arts Festival.  The Hobart season is presented in partnership with Hobart City Council, and the Burnie season is presented in association with Burnie Arts & Function Centre.

SHIPS AHOY AT THE SPIEGELTENT

Terrapin's  Helpmann Award-winning show is back, with three special performances in the Spiegeltent on Hobart's waterfront.

Come along and thrill in the story of two mariners fleeing their past and embracing adventure.  Marvel as the set transforms in front of your eyes, with the puppets and sound effects created live!

Boats, written by Finegan Kruckemeyer and directed by Frank Newman, will be in the Spiegeltent on Sunday 8 March at 3pm, and Monday 9 March at 1pm and 3pm.  Bookings here.

FUN FAMILY PORTRAITS AT THE
SHADOW PHOTO BOOTH

Terrapin's newest activity is a fun, interactive experience for the whole family!  Get dressed up, step behind the screen and strike a pose as you and your family are photographed in silhouette, creating a memorable image for you to take home.

The Shadow Photo Booth will be at the opening extravaganza of the Spiegeltent on Hobart's waterfront on Thursday 5 March, from 5pm-7pm.  It's free!  More info here.

BIG BABY SNAGS AN ERROL

Huge congratulations to Heath Brown and Jason James who won the Best Technical Award, for their work on Big Baby, in the inaugural Tasmanian Theatre Awards (the Errols).
 
Excitingly, Heath and Jason will combine again to provide the music and lighting in Terrapin's Red Racing Hood, set to premiere in Hobart and Burnie in the September/October holidays!
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