A shepherd leaves his flock of ninety-nine sheep to look for one little black sheep lost in a storm. Based on the Bible parable of the Good Shepherd and the Lost Sheep, the story has themes of loss, searching and rejoicing.
The Lost Sheep is a performance and making experience for young people. Students participate in every stage and star in their own piece of puppet theatre.
Participants learn how to make their own puppets to use in the show, rehearse puppetry, acting, movement and songs, and finally take part in public performances.
The partnership allows young people to work with professional
actors and puppeteers to create in a cross-curricular performance-based
project and to develop skills in literacy, communication, art and crafts and
The Lost Sheep project supports the Bronze Arts Award qualification, a Level 1 qualification on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), open to young people aged 11-25. Participation fulfils the following criteria:
- experience and take part in arts activities
- explore, create and present
- share and review