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Rachael Woodward

Name: Rachael Woodward

Theatre maker, performer, puppeteer, teaching artist

Artist Statement:

Rachael is a theatre maker, performer, puppeteer and teaching artist who describes herself as neuro-diverse. Her work is often visually based and uses images to explore a story. She developed her own show Valentine (AWESOME Arts Festival 2018) which combines clowning and shadow puppetry. As well as creating her own work for ASSITEJ Next Generation Asia, Melbourne’s Festival of Puppetry, and ATYP’s Fresh Ink Program she has worked with companies such as The Last Great Hunt, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, and Sensorium Theatre. Rachael aims to ignite an audience’s creativity, and imagination by empowering curiosity and playfulness.