September to December Update

Having survived and thoroughly enjoyed one of my busiest summers, I have moved into a productive autumn/winter season. Thanks to Puppet Place I was selected to be part of The Puppetry Steering Group who are carrying out an inquest into how to improve the standard and quality of training and performance in puppetry in England. So far we have met twice and involved some of … Continue reading September to December Update

Summer Puppet Madness

  A little Update of everything that happened this summer in reverse chronological order: September 8th-9th-13th Montpelier Beanfest Procession Puppet Workshops Thanks to the lovely gang at Coexist I was contacted to deliver three, 2hr workshops at Dolphin School Bristol, I spent two days meeting and creating six large procession harvest puppets with children aged 5-7. As you can imagine this is not without its challenges … Continue reading Summer Puppet Madness

Starry Night

Directed Heidi Vaughn Set & Costume Design by Katie Sykes Assitant Designer Corina Bona Donkey, Lamb and Camel puppets were designed by Corina. She supported Bristol Old Vic Prop making students to create them. All the puppets were made from ready made items like jumpers and duffle bags. Corina also directed the puppetry in the piece and delivered workshops to teach the actors how best to … Continue reading Starry Night

Punch and Judy Rebooted

Comedy Channel GOLD Punch & Judy Rebooted Over the Month of July and August I was contracted by Taylor Herring PR. to design and produce 10 modernised Punch and Judy Puppets for their Client UKTV GOLD. I did so with the help of Emma Powell/ Sculpt, Hanna Habermann/ Molds, Rosalind Marshall and Catherine Sweet/ Costumes. “They are even better in the flesh!” UKTV GOLD “Thanks … Continue reading Punch and Judy Rebooted