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Ayahuasca

 

An innovative miniature puppet piece, this is a show conceived by Peruvian puppeteer José Navarro to be viewed by one spectator at a time. The original, handmade diminutive puppet characters are inspired by the world of the Amazon which is universal and timeless: shamans, dancers, insects and animals interact to produce seamless dream-like visions. Tradition and technology are combined to evoke the exotic sounds and colourful sights of the rain forest, enhanced by original music from Javier Serrano and sound design by Alberto San Andrés.

This is an intimate one-to-one performance which is suitable for an audience of all ages, as José customises each individual show to create a unique experience that lasts for approximately 5 minutes, for a donation of £5. Recently returned from performing at international puppet festivals in China and India, José will be presenting 'Ayahuasca' at Puppet Planet on 2 days only:  from 12 to 8pm on Friday the 1st and Sunday the 3rd of December. You can book your slot in advance by phoning 02076270111 or 07900975276 - or you're welcome to drop in!

An intimate and transformative puppetry experience like no other performed by a solo artist to an audience of one

Five minutes of Bliss

(Origins Festival) 

Here's a link to see the process of José preparing some of the elements of his show:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzpjLswpgIk