Puppetry Development Consortium

From November to January I have been involved with the Puppet Centre Trusts project Working together to Strengthen Puppetry  with the Puppetry Development Steering Group. It has been inspiring and fascinating to meet the people involved: Sue Buckmaster- Artistic Director of Theatre Rites Joy Haynes- Director of the Norwich Puppet Theatre Slavka Jovanovic- Head ofContinue reading “Puppetry Development Consortium”

SHOW UPDATE

Detective O and the Cold Case Caper 16-22nd February 2015 Half term Coming your way again its the fantastic Detective O! We are looking forward to working with a new gang of Rookie recruits, to help crack the case of the missing Thumbelina. Come and help,  we need to find the clues, look for evidence,Continue reading “SHOW UPDATE”

Teaching at NODA 2013

NODA Summer school at Warwick University is where professionals teach amateur companies who want to polish or train in new skills.  Last year students requested a course in Puppetry.  As the puppetry tutor I spent a week teaching a group of 13 adults aged between 30-60 how to puppeteer. We started with the very basicsContinue reading “Teaching at NODA 2013”

Smoking Puppet Cabaret 2013

Oedipus in Boots performing at the Smoking Puppet Cabaret tent, Shambala Festival 2013. Having curated and managed this years Puppetry tent at Shambala 2013, Corina Bona also performed with Blue blue Peter twice for the evening adult cabarets. Our programme was fit to burst with appearances from The String Theatre’s Insect Circus; Finger & ThumbContinue reading “Smoking Puppet Cabaret 2013”

Recently made Puppets for Theatre

Forest Forge Theatre BORN by Lucy Sewill  Fawn puppet was made using steamed willow and natural fabrics to create a patchwork skeletal effect. Light and wonderfully robust these materials proved ideal for the function of this puppet. Information for up and coming Puppeteers http://getintotheatre.org/case-studies/article/corina-bona-puppeteer