Beanstalk is a retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk from the point of view of the giant. Our version of this much-loved tale will delve into the world of giants, cloud farming and magical gardening. It is a humorous story that will have you seeing the world from another person’s perspective!
The style of puppetry explored in Beanstalk will be Object Theatre (sometimes referred to as object puppetry) and will use found objects (fruit and vegetables) to create a story with characters. Object theatre deliberately uses everyday objects, either as is or transformed into other things, requiring the skill of the performer and the imagination of the audience for its success. In Beanstalk, the giant will be played by a performer and Jack, by a knotted bread roll. All the other characters will be represented by a variety of fruit and vegetables.
The judges will use the following assessment matrix:
Each winner will receive a Go for 2&5 prize pack and a family pass (four tickets) to be one of the first in Perth to see Beanstalk . The performance is at Spare Parts Puppet Theatre in Fremantle on Monday 11 January at 1:00pm and includes a Q&A after the show with the performer.
Download the colouring template on this page, colour and then upload the finished artwork along with a completed online entry form.
Entry is free and only one entry per child will be accepted. A parent/guardian will need to complete the online entry form confirming their permission to submit the entry and that they have read and agree to the terms and conditions.
A digital photo, scan or copy is required of the finished colouring artwork to be submitted along with the online entry form. Files size should not exceed 10MB. Please confirm the file being submitted is clear and eligible and either .png .pdf or .jpg only.