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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.
As storytellers, puppeteers and musicians, we often collaborate on specific issues, working with educators, academics and other professionals, though we also make shows and perform stories purely for enjoyment...
Pathways to the North Pole
An immersive theatre experience for young children, involving role-play, investigation, storytelling, and puppetry
Death in a Nut
A Scottish folktale commissioned by the 'Kicking the Bucket' Festival 2014
Touring the UK and Europe October - November 2016
Where Are You Now?
a meditation on severe brain injury, commissioned by the
Coma and Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre
Performances continuing throughout the UK
Molly Whuppie and The Lemon Princess
a Scottish and a Persian story
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 : May half-term 2016 ; please contact us to book
Workshops and training :
Imagine, design, perform : screen, puppet, lights and music. Our shadow theatre workshops introduce the interplay between these elements.
We offer bespoke workshops in design, making, performance and storytelling.