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 Black horseman riding through the forest within the model theatreWhere are you now?Owl collage, The Conference of the Birds 


Play of Light Theatre is an award-winning company led by Karin Jashapara and Elizabeth Andrews. We specialise in innovative shadow puppetry with live music, developed through workshops and performances.

2016 projects 


The Invisible Man - a version of the story by H G Wells

Writing, music and shadow theatre performances in the atmospheric old Wallington reference library on 28th Oct 2016. Supported by Arts Council England and the London Borough of Sutton.     


Where Are You Now?
a shadow theatre exploration of the extraordinarily difficult ethical, legal and medical issues experienced by families when one of their members suffers catastrophic brain injury.

Commissioned by the   Coma and Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre

Exhibition and talk at  St Pancras Hospital, London (13th Oct) and performances at the Being Human Festival, Cardiff (16th/17th Nov)


Molly Whuppie and other stories 

in a fairylit storytelling tent at The Frost Fair, Carshalton on Saturday 5th December


How Night Came and The Lemon Princess
a Brazilian and a Persian story about the night - creatures and all kinds of transformations 

Performance storytelling in an enormous shadow lantern


Imagination Forum (IF) Educators and artists meeting termly to discuss and share ideas about creative approaches to education

Next meeting : early January, 2017 ; please contact us to book