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The Paper Escaper

19 July 2021 - 25 November 2021

The Paper Escaper


Terms 3 & 4, 2022


Tasmanian schools


Terrapin Puppet Theatre

What happens when a book character won’t stay in their place?


Benny, the plucky puppet protagonist in The Paper Escaper, knows they are destined for greater things than a simple pop-up book. But in a world that’s trying to squash Benny between its pages – from a monstrous chomping sketchpad to a disillusioned illustrator – Benny will need the help of new friends to achieve their dreams.

This bright new puppetry work from Terrapin tells a story of determination, friendship and the power of following your own path.


2022: Tasmania schools tour, July – November

Classroom resources


Schools that book in to see The Paper Escaper receive a suite of classroom resources for teachers to use after seeing the performance. Find the resources below for viewing and download.

Writer: Gita Bezard

Director: Sam Routledge

Assistant Director: Davina Wright

Set & Costume Design: Charlotte Lane

Puppet Design & Construction: Bryony Anderson

Sound Design: Jacky Collyer

Additional Puppet Construction: Greta Jean

Scenic Painting: Edith Perrenot, Freya Piscioneri-Young

Set Construction: Andrew Macdonald, Karl Sanger, Phil Wren

Costume Making: Roz Wren

Performers: Noah Casey, Greta Jean, Scout McDonald

Stage Manager: Ellen Roe

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