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Theatrix Arts can bring to you a wide range of:
• and arts projects
The performances and workshops is suitable for Families and Children aged 4 + and tours to:
• Festivals, Fayres & Events
• Theatres & Art Centres
• Village Halls
What do we do?
Some Other Arts Projects
“Time Tellers” Large puppet performance in Abingdon
“Cycle of Time” Fire show Bicester
“Winter Light” Lantern Project Witney
“LAMP” Lantern Project Bampton
“Frozen Planet” Lantern Project Oxford
Some of the places Theatrix Arts have toured to are:
Tewksbury Medieval Festival
Towersey Folk Festival
Ashby Del La Zouch Arts Festival,
Music on the Marr
Green Scythe Festival
Suffolk Fun Festival
Charnwood Arts Festival
The Rose Theatre Kingston,
Sandpits Theatre St Albans
The Cryer Sutton
St Donat’s Art Centre
The Deal Arts Festival
Fishguard Folk Festival
Frog Festival High Wycombe
Frost Garden Centres (Various)
The Redhouse Merthyr
The Core Solihull
Beautiful Days festival
The Unicorn Theatre Abingdon
Bollington Arts Centre
Hay Winter Festival
Arts Under the Edge
The Watermill Theatre Aylesbury
Arlesford Music Festval
Bedford Literature Festival
Chilton Open Air Museum
Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod
The Torch Theatre Milford Haven
To name but a few!
Here are some comments from previous performances and workshops:
Huge thanks for making us all smile and laugh so much last Saturday with The Dragon's Tale. You transported us into a world of magic that was just so enjoyable. I could see the kids engaged, and you do it all with such ease! Artistic Director - Deal Festival of Music and the Arts
“The audience (both adults and children!) were thoroughly mesmerised by Paul and his puppets. A fun, energetic show for all the family to enjoy”
Ellen Jones Programmer
Many Thanks to Paul Batten from Theatrix Arts for performing a thoroughly entraining show, which totally engaged the children and parents. The Dragon’s Tale performance was followed by a workshop, where youngsters had the opportunity to make and take home a knight or a dragon.
It was also lovely to see the children be creative and ‘re-enact’ the story with their newly made knights and dragons –The whole package was good value for money and Paul was very flexible with all arrangements leading up to the performance
Cultural Services Team Manager at North West Leicestershire District Council and Ashby Arts Festival
'We commissioned Paul from Theatrix Arts to undertake his lovely performance of 'A Dragon's Tale' with us as part of a 'ArtsHouse on Tour' a children's arts & crafts Festival. From start to finish Paul is a seasoned professional with a wonderful warm personality and real ability to engage both children and parents in an amusing and fun way. The performance was enthralling with much hilarity and opportunities for people to join in pantomime style. The workshop was also excellent with high quality outcomes and satisfaction all round. I would not hesitate in recommending Paul to any group or organisation as I am convinced he would not disappoint!'
Programme Development Manager
"Many thanks Paul for an excellent show and the children along with grown ups thoroughly enjoyed the show! Your enthusiasm, artistry and traditional elements all come together in a lovely story and so nice to see children not glued to the TV for an hour but enthralled by a lovely, superbly told folktale.......you will be back of that I can assure you!"
Daren Fisher - Events Management
Events Management Office: www.milletsfarmcentre.com
“The children thoroughly enjoyed the “A Dragon’s Tale”. The show is expertly produced and performed, and gives the audience a real insight into top-drawer puppetry. There are plenty of laughs (and gasps!), and the performance provides an experience of medieval story-telling at its best”.
Julian Pass Organiser of the of the Bright Knight tent at Tewkesbury Medieval Festival
“Fun entertainment and a real crowd-puller. The kids loved it!”
The entertainment team Tewkesbury Medieval Festival
"I just thought I would drop you a line to say thanks for your performances at the Rose on Sunday. I was at the 11.30am with my 2 ½ year old and we really enjoyed it. His favourite bit was the squirting water – just so you know! I thought there were so many enjoyable elements and it was perfectly pitched for our under 6 audience. The dragon was wonderful and the little playground at the end was very charming. A friend who is an early years practitioner also attended with her 2 little ones and really enjoyed it as did another friend and her 2 little boys – so good feedback all round I think".
Theatre Manager the Rose Theatre Kingston on Thames
“All the children had a wonderful time and the parents came back be following week saying how all the children have been playing with their puppets all week. You did a fantastic job incorporating many performance styles into the show and we will definitely have you back again!”
Stagecoach Theatre Arts Thame
Thanks for a fantastic day Theatrix Arts. The kids loved it and left pretending to be dragons as they ran out the door with their puppets! See you again soon.
Sandpits Theatre St Albans
Members of the Audience said:
Fantastic performance of "A Dragon's Tale" at the Sandpit Theatre in St Albans this morning! Really captured the imaginations of my children and their friends, aged between 2 and 8.
“Fantastic show, puppets and story. Children and adults alike enthralled. Wonderful performance. Making puppets afterwards is a great addition. Highly recommended”.
“Had a superb time, such fun to watch, Children truly gripped by the performance. Lovely arts and crafts.”
“Wonderful, held my 4 year old enthralled for the whole story we both really enjoyed the show”
“Great puppet show, very entertaining”
“Great puppet show, kids loved it”
“Excellent! Children really enjoyed it, adults too!”
“Very entertaining, really got the whole family involved”
We loved the show at the Wightman Theatre Shrewsbury. The children thoroughly enjoyed it and loved the workshop at the end. My daughter has been inspired to give lots of puppet shows since with all her toys. She is making up some fab stories. Thank you very much. Hope to get you back at some local schools
We had such a brilliant day with Theatrix arts in Merthyr red house! The performance was stunning and my kids are in love with there dragon puppets they made in the workshop afterwards
“Hard work for you! Very enjoyable for us”