Argus | Come Out Children’s Festival | 23 to 24 May 2015



By Dead Puppet Society

When Argus’s friends are taken away by the rubbish truck he determines to find them, no matter what. What follows is an epic and dangerous quest and Argus travels across the desert, snow, space and the ocean to find his friends and rescue them. On his adventure he encounters seals, spacepeople, sharks, cars, trains, giants, birds and other creatures, and becomes a hero.

The simple becomes the sublime when a fragile little creature seeks to find a home in a world where he just doesn’t fit in.

Making use of nothing but household objects and four pairs of hands, Dead Puppet Society creates Argus’s fantastical world in a low-tech style that has its roots in puppetry and its heart in old-fashioned storytelling. This quietly touching piece highlights the beauty of an impossible life; one that is full of playfulness, joy and laughter. Argus will expand the imaginations of adults and children alike.

Also check out the FREE craft workshop at the Foundation Kids Corner:

Where will your bridge take you? Will it transport you into another world, into space or a mythical land? Use recycled and colourful materials to create a bridge from your imagination.
10am to 3pm
Sat 23 & Sun 24 May
Banquet Room Foyer

For more information and all enquiries please visit the Come Out Children’s Festival website here.

What: Argus

When: Saturday 23 May to Sunday 24 May 2015 | 10.30am & 1pm

Where: Space Theatre | Adelaide Festival Centre | King William Street, Adelaide

Who: Suitable for ages 7 to 13

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Image supplied by Adelaide Festival Centre

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