The Five Lamps Youth Theatre in association with the Five Lamps Arts Festival and Theatre performance Class in Marino College of FE are working with Púca puppets and Beyond The Bark Theatreto create a short film based on scenes from The Old Man and the Seausing the ancient art of shadow puppetry. Participants can choose to immerse themselves in a scene from the story, explore, make and perform with their puppets behind a lit screen and experiment with bringing the story to life. Using different materials infuse your shadows with colour and light.
''The Gruffalo'' presented by NO STRINGS Theatre Company
NO STRINGS Theatre Company return to the Five Lamps Festival with the well known story of "The Gruffalo" by Julia Donaldson. The story will be brought to life with colorful puppets and music that will sure to entertain young and old alike.
Will you join us and help keep little mouse safe from harm in the deep... dark... woods!!
NO STRINGS theatre company established themselves in 2009 and since have performed their shows to thousands of children in Dublin schools and playschools.
Most recently they devised a show "Manny the Magnificent Mouse" for the "Say No to Bullying Week" initiated through the North Inner City Schools Collective. They have performed for The Five Lamps Festival, Phizzfest, the Docklands Christmas Market and most recently in Waterford's Garter Lane Arts Centre as part of " The Illustrators Exhibition". NO STRINGS were recipients of Dublin City Council seeder funding in 2011 and 2012.