Sue Harris Puppets performs original works and brings quality theatre and workshops to schools and pre-schools. One of South Australia's leading puppeteers and storytellers, Sue has performed internationally; for television; with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra; in association with State Opera; and frequently at the Adelaide Festival Centre's Something on Saturday. Sue is a University lecturer in World Puppetry; an accredited private service provider for Professional Development; and puppetry resource person for DECD. She has extensive experience working with people with special needs, from pre-school to adult.
Sue Harris Puppets offers a diverse range of shows - themes include the Environment, Sustainability, Reconciliation, Anti-harassment, Music, Animals, Our Body and Asian style puppetry. Each show includes glove, rod, mouth, shadow and Bunraku-style puppetry. Many performance pieces are non-dialogue, allowing students to explore their feelings and own interpretation.
These puppetry and storytelling workshops link to aural literacy and oral language. Workshops can include puppet making, manipulation, using props, how to devise stories for puppets, storytelling and performance skills.