Curtains without Borders

We all have enjoyed the blogs from Jane on the Opera and Blockbuster Productions which got me thinking about the curtains which are raised and dropped »

The Colour of Music

Arts Network brings us a fascinating article on the relationship between music and painting. Many blogs back, you might remember I was talking about the American »


Another Blog Entry from Jane of Sandringham who asks the question of us: Are theatre costumes an art form? Theatrical art, which could include plays, opera, »

Theatrical Realism

My 2IC Jane of Sandringham and I have been taking you on a journey through aspects of puppetry and opera. To provide a background to Theatre »

Jane of Sandringham

Having Dutch parents I was very fortunate to enjoy many cultural pursuits during my teenage years. In the 1970s, Russian ballet was at its peak and »

Puppetry in opera?

Puppets are associated with magic and whimsy. On the other hand we often see Opera as epic and grand, serious and heart wrenching with the main »

Shadow Play

This Blog has been written by subscriber Jane of Sandringham. Following on from the previous blog on puppets written by Anne, I am taking you on »

Els Quatre Gats

A century ago Els Quatre Gats (The Four Cats) was the bohemian hangout for Spanish artists in the golden age of modernisme. The bar (featured in »