A New York-based puppeteer recreates and reimagines a now nearly extinct Japanese theatrical form.
Showcasing work specifically for adults, this packed festival offers London audiences some outstanding visual theatre plus a selection of workshops, talks and screenings. Peter Glanville discusses directing the festival, his last hurrah for the Little Angel Theatre.
From sublime street theatre to invite-only premieres, the Festival Mondial des Theatres de Marionnettes de Charleville-Mezieres offers audiences an overwhelming amount of puppetry over nine days.
As a non French speaker, is it worth going to a puppetry festival in France? Looking back at Biennale International des Arts de la Marionnette and ahead to Le Festival Mondial des Theatres des Marionnettes, we explore the joys and challenges of international visual theatre festivals.
Fine art, fame and talk show absurdity combine beautifully in a unique homage to two great, dead artists.
The intense performance is structured by the logic of the dream. Toys, everyday objects, song lyrics, words from old stories and onomatopoeic sounds – all have equal status as things on stage.
A one-man show using muppet-style puppets, which tells the infamous story of the final moments of Hitler, Eva Braun, Goebbels et al in their underground bunker.
Het Filiaal play with a mixture of live performance, toy theatre and shadows. The two performers move with brio between different scales and viewpoints.
London International Animation Festival returns on the 25th October. It’s the UK’s largest festival of its kind, with 280 films from 30 countries and 10 competitive categories, featuring the whole spectrum of creative animation.
The Fringe begins this weekend and the list of what’s on is, as ever, endless. Happily, the Puppet Centre team has combed through it and picked out all the puppetry that’s on offer.
Theatre Ad Infinitum's latest production is performed by a talented trio combining the techniques of classic mask work, dance, Feldenkrais movement, Lecoq physical training, circus skills and cabaret.