21 June 2005
New theatrical talent in South Africa
Watch out for new up and coming South African puppeteer, Aja Marneweck from Cape Town. After beginning her puppetry career on 'Looking for a Monster' in 2001, she has gone on to create some incredibly innovative theatre with paper and light.
Her new piece is called RESIDUE using with fabric puppets and a giant woman, and her piece pictured above is LA LOBA done with paper. Aja has just been awareded a scholarship to participate in the new summer course in Charleville-Mezieres, France. The workshop will explore through practice the creative potential of the interplay between visual and acoustic languages, using a very contemporary mix of stage techniques and is being run by Dominique Montain and Henri Ogier from well known French company 'Au Cul Du Loup'.
Good on ya, Aja!