Sticks Stones Broken Bones

Bunk Puppets

About

Using bits of simple cardboard, rubbish and everyday items, Jeff Achtem creates an imaginative and comical universe with his shadow puppets.

Sticks Stones Broken Bones presents a playful world shadow puppetry, appearing as live cartoons, full of odd-ball characters and surreal events. The screen comes alive with flying Ninjas, sneaky chickens and hilarious brain surgery. It’s a visual feast for the imagination! With all of the puppetry performed in front of the screen, the audience is invited to witness each moment of the visual trickery, and to see the transformation from household junk into shadow puppet melodramas.

Come play in the dark!

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Reviews

“Nothing short of magical!”

Edinburgh Spotlight

“Wonderfully enchanting, breathtaking moments.”

London Evening Standard

“He takes the viewer into a childlike world of simple beauty and quirky tales…the audience was mesmerized to the very end…his visual storytelling is a treat and his imagination is glorious…you can’t help but be captivated.”

Adelaide Advertiser

Itinerary

Millner Primary School

Millner, NT
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Yirrkala Library

Yirrkala, NT
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Nhulunbuy Town Hall

Nhulunbuy, NT
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Corrugated Iron Youth Arts

Nightcliff, NT
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Howard Springs Primary School

Howard Springs, NT
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Kintore Street School

Katherine, NT
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Lindsey St Complex

Katherine, NT
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Jilkminggan School

Jilkminggan, NT
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Rhumbarria Hall

Borroloola, NT
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Tennant Creek Civic Hall

Tennant Creek, NT
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Ntaria School

Ntaria, NT
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Larapinta Primary School

Larapinta, NT
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Contact

Elizabeth Rogers

Performing Arts Manager

PO Box 535
Darwin, NT 0801

performing@artbacknt.com.au

08 8941 1444