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Early Years

Imaginary Leaps

Junior Workshops

Make & Play in a Day

Greek Masks

Shadow Play

Youth Projects


Teen Puppets

Giant Puppets

Sex 'n' Chips

Teacher Training

Theatre Professional Development

Animated Issues

Introduces the techniques & ways that puppets can allow children & young people to explore difficult emotional issues, such as

  • Bullying
  • Fear /Abandonment
  • Sex & Relationship Issues
  • Asylum Seekers Issues
  • Genetics and Future Technology
  • Benefits of Puppetry include

  • Positive making & performing experience by achieving results simply & effectively.
  • Develops language and communication skills
  • Builds confidence and self esteem
  • Puppets are able to assist in expressing emotions and communicating about difficult events/situations by providing a safe means of projection. After making puppets, improvisation & roleplaying allows the ability to play freely and learn performance skills.

    Booking Details

    Ages Suitable for 8 - 16 year olds
    Running time 1 day to 1 week residency
    Suitable venues Schools, youth groups and arts centres
    Availability All year round
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