‘A Friend in Rose’: LJMU Drama & English Student at Luminous Landscapes

‘A Friend in Rose’: LJMU Drama & English Student at Luminous Landscapes

You know when you're wandering around Liverpool's Festival Gardens in the dark, clutching the hand of your grumpy five-year-old? Perhaps you don't. But imagine if you were, and you suddenly recognised one of the amazing people involved in the Lantern Company's Luminous Landscapes event as one of your students! Here, Siofra McKeon-Carter, a final year Drama and English student, answers my star-struck questions after a really memorable event: How did you get involved with the Lantern Company? I got involved through their student placements as I had worked with one of their team before on NCS The Challenge. (By that way, that's also a fab organisation for students to work for over the summer, and you can find out about them here.) What did you do as part of Luminous Landscapes?  I was part of the team working the puppet Rose, aka the 'old lady, keeper of the lakes'. Rose may be elderly, but she's also around ten feet tall. How did you prepare for your performances?  We actually met Rose about two...
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