Puppetry Skill Development & Learnings
Puppet styles & design, charcter development, mechanics of movement and object manipulation.
Story creation: script writing, story boarding and performance techniques.
Personal Development & Growth: Building self esteem and confidence, collaboration and shared experiencing,
self expression and communication, strengthening relationships and a sense of belonging.
Examples of projects
Dixons Creek Primary School, year levels F to 6
Artist in Schools program, Creative Victoria.
'Fenced' explores the complexities and comfort zones that divide people.
Through the use of puppets we feel safe to explore our differences and personal fears.
We learn to take risks, seek understanding and to communicate with others.
'With Birds In Mind'
Geelong East Primary School, year levels 3 & 4
Artist in Schools Program, Creative Learning Partnerships Victoria
'With Birds In Mind' explores the connection between local bird and community life.
Through observation, inquiry and a variety of activities, including field trips, mapping and drawing exercises.
Gathering data to inform the design and development of hand made puppets and new story creations.
If a picture can paint a thousand words
a song brings it to life so it can be heard.
anGie is a story teller and creator,
working with pre school and primary levels.
anGie is the author of two childrens books.
Timba's Tree 2021.
Angie Macmillan, Author
Anita Rowland, Illustrator
A young Koala finds himself on an unexpected journey of survival.
With beautiful water color illustrations.
This story holds an urgent message about the importance of habitat protection.
Timba's Tree available as
print on demand at
and internationaly through
Koo Wee Kapers 2012.
Angie Macmillan: Author, Illustrator and Song Writer.
The adventures of a Kangaroo called Koo Wee is told through a
uniquley illustrated read along book, brought to life by a spoken narrative
and nine original songs.
Koo Wee Kapers book and digital
album are available to purchase through
anGie facilitates workshops with children and adults
holds PD days for teachers and service providers.
I’m a lover of stories and now you know
that’s how my life rolls with the ebb and the flow
Everyday offers a brand new page
with possibilities to create and ways to engage
Therapeutic Arts Inquiry Kooweearts
is available for
individual or group sessions and for NDIS recipients.
In schools, community centers and care facilities.
Kooweearts a pathway to explore, create and have fun.
For self discovery, skill development, gaining insights and deeper understandings
of self and the world around us.
Bits N PiecesTherapeutic Arts group.
Creating and playing with puppet representations of the self,
we explore our strengths, our limitations and possibilities for new ways of being.
Snap ShotsTherapeutic Arts group.
An expression of individual experiences and responses to mental health recovery
and well being through photographic image making.
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