Scaredy Cat

Tasmanian schools Tasmanian schools

A feisty feline fantasia

The Paper Escaper

Tasmanian schools Tasmanian schools

A feisty feline fantasia

Infinite Monster

Home of the Arts, Gold Coast

Scribble and scrawl a section of our gigantic monster, projected high up above the crowds as it rots away before your very eyes.   Three tents. Three participants. Two minutes to draw, scribble or scrawl your contribution to an ever-changing monster projected in real time on a gigantic tower of LCD screens. In this extra-special […]

A Not So Traditional Story

Launceston College

  Adventure, laughs and contemporary Tasmanian Aboriginal culture. An epic quest of bravery and friendship. A story with a little bit of truth and a little bit of make believe, one might say A Not So Traditional Story… Once upon a time two kids, Wurangkili (who is keen on adventure) and Timita (who takes a […]

Terrapin Turns 40

A SEASON OF CELEBRATION. Terrapin was founded in 1981 by Jennifer Davidson. Some things have stayed the same - we still tour each year to Tasmanian primary schools, sharing new Australian work with students around the state - and some things have changed, as we added in performance for adults, for big crowds, for unexpected […]

Never Grow Old: 40 Years of Terrapin

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

WE'RE OPENING UP THE ARCHIVE. Over the past 40 years, Terrapin has staged more than 140 productions in schools, theatres, festivals and public spaces: it makes for a lot of puppets. In celebration of our 40th milestone, we've delved into the Terrapin puppet archive, uncovering treasures from long ago. Marionettes, masks, and monsters have emerged […]

Can Design Save the World?

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

  An exploration of our future. Bio-concrete, salvaged timber, leather made from fruit peels: the design world is turning its eyes to sustainable and salvaged material use. In parallel, the burgeoning circular economy movement urges industry to eliminate waste, keep products and materials in use, and regenerate natural systems. Can clever, thoughtful, deliberate designing and […]

Random Impulse

The Unconformity

Let the cacophony commence.   A microphone is propelled by an air compressor in a violent and automated choreography. As the microphone strikes the walls and floors, it creates random patters of digital impulses which influence the environment in a rhythmic, thudding chorus.   This immersive new sound work from Dylan Sheridan will premiere at […]

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