Artist Profile

Stephen Noonan

Age Suitability

  • JP
  • P

Stephen (Bachelor of Arts in Educational Theatre) is a circus performer, puppeteer and arts educator with over 15 years experience. He is the winner of the 2008 Education and Arts Ministers’ Award for an artist working with students and teachers. Having performed throughout Australia and overseas Stephen has also taught circus and puppetry workshops in schools all over Adelaide and throughout the state. He has performed in shows at Come Out Youth Arts Festival , Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Fringe Festival.

Stephen is offering two performance / workshop packages.

Circus Blast
Circus Blast begins with an electrifying 10-minute performance that demonstrates the possibilities of circus. The workshop can include acrobatics, spinning plates, hula hoops and juggling. In a safe, fun and supportive environment students will experience the thrill of learning and performing circus skills.

Paul and Pinto
A story about Paul, an old man, saying farewell to his four legged mate, Pinto. Paul and Pinto is a beautiful show combining shadow and bunraku style puppetry.   This 10 minute performance is followed by a workshop where students learn hands-on puppetry skills as seen in the performance.

Each of the above performance / workshop packages runs for 60 minutes and are available for R-5 students and up to 30 students per session.

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