Booking Open for Little Angel Theatre's Puppetry Foundation Course (8 weeks)

The course is designed for absolute beginners. Explore a variety of different puppet forms and learn the basics of puppet manipulation and making over 8 weeks. 


Cost: £150 for 8 weeks

This term the course will be delivered online, and will focus on solo-puppetry skills, being creative with objects available in the home, learning the principles of puppetry, making your own puppet and performing. You will have opportunities to interact and share ideas with your fellow participants (max. 16 people) and to ask questions.

Once you have signed up to the course you will be provided with a materials list, but the focus will largely be on simple materials you can source easily or find around the home.

Oliver Hymans is an award-winning puppetry artist and director. He has worked internationally across four continents, directing puppetry in theatre, opera, film and music video and his puppet creations have appeared at London’s Tate Modern, Little Angel Theatre, Arcola Theatre, The National Gallery, Camden Roundhouse and The Institute of Contemporary Arts. Most recently he was a puppeteer in the new Hot Chip music video ‘Spell’, had Sir Ian McKellen voice his puppet in the short film How a Kite Flies and directed Little Angel Theatre’s acclaimed production Emily Rising (“dazzling technical flourishes” – The Guardian) which will be going on a national tour in autumn 2019.

“The course was inspiring and engaging. I feel I have learnt a huge amount about the art of puppetry and have improved my own puppetry skills. Thanks to Oliver for being such a patient teacher”.
Puppetry Foundation participant 2019

This course is for adults, age 18+.

Dates: 14th October - 2nd December, Wednesdays 3.30-5.30pm or 6.30-8.30pm.

For more information and to book online for either the afternoon or evening sessions click here

Wed, 14/10/2020 (All day) - Wed, 02/12/2020 (All day)
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