Kangaroo Jill
Location: Melbourne, Melbourne
Country: Australia

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Jill-A-Roo is a truly unique Australian entertainment concept. On aerodynamically sprung stilts, Jill bounces her kangaroo around your event so that you may interact with the Roo and her Joey. The head and the arms of the Roo are puppeteered, creating exciting illusions for the children, as well as adding a very interactive element to the entertainment. Come pat, play, kiss or hug Australia’s favorite giant sized native. Perfect for kids, festivals and Australian themed events, this fun duo delights children of all ages, bringing excitement, wonder and joy. Jill-A-Roo is also available as Elf-A-Roo. A cute Christmas Elf rides a giant Christmas decorated Roo. Perfect for that unique Australian Christmas event. Invite Elf-A-Roo and your bound to have the Christmas cheer spreading in a bounce. Elf-A-Roo and Jill-A-Roo have performed at countless festivals and carols in the park throughout Australia. Most popular at outdoor events, Australia Day celebrations, citizenship celebrations and all things Australian and or Christmassy. Testimonials: Over the last two years, I have worked closely with Emma Kenyon from Stilt Story with acts such as her Frilled Neck Lizards to produce many outstanding corporate and community events. Emma's characters, costumes, presentation, punctuality and professionalism are so finely developed and exquisitely delivered, that you always get 110% on the day. Emma is a professional artiste in every sense of the word, and engages like-minded people to work with her, to her strict standards. Her range of costumes, creative flexibility, and can-do attitude will always see her on top of her game.


Artist Bio:
Emma Kenyon has been working as a performer for over 10 years. She has studied at the VCA, Deakin University (Drama/dance), completed short courses at WAAPA and the Actors Movement Studio in New York. She is a certified theatre teacher and has taught and conducted workshops on acting, stilt walking, circus and clowning. Emma has performed at the Perth International Arts festival, The Blue Room theatre, Perth Institute Contemporary Art, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, Western Australia Circus School, Malt House Theatre Melbourne, La Mama Theatre Melbourne, been a member of Babganouj Theatre Company for 5 years, been owner and artistic director and performer of Stilt Story for 5 years, toured with Vox Bandicoot theatre, Class Act theatre put together and taken part in dozens of community events as well as writing and directing and acting in her own shows for over 5 years.
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