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 of Education and interim Artistic Director of the Little Angel Eddie … Continue 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, chase suspects, Interrogate them and most importantly find Thumbelina and … 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 basics of object manipulation proceeding to more sophisticated multi-person operated puppets. … Continue 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 & Thumb with their gobsmacking hand shadows;Croon Production with some moody retro … Continue reading Smoking Puppet Cabaret 2013