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  SUMMER TERM 2018 START A PUPPET COMPANY / BUSINESS 15 April 2018 / Sunday / £60 GUEST WEEKEND LAMBE LAMBE WEEKEND / CREATING 23 & 24 June 2018 / Weekend / £115 SUMMER SCHOOL / MAKING / CREATING / PERFORMING 7 – 12 JULY 2018 / Six days full time / £475 See the Summer School page for more information, … Continue reading DIARY


Brighton Puppetry School is run by established puppeteers and theatre makers and offers the professional training that we feel will empower you to develop your puppetry skills, both in the theatre or art industries, or in other professional contexts (such as play therapy or teaching), or as a successful hobby. You can follow a strand of … Continue reading ABOUT OUR COURSES


PERFORMING: Training in animation and stage skills to bring different types of puppets to convincing life including essential puppetry principles (e.g. breath work) and sessions focused on specific techniques e.g. moving mouth or actors’ voice work. Workshops for all those seeking to perform in any context using puppetry. AUTUMN TERM 2017 PUPPETRY FUNDAMENTALS / PERFORMING 7 … Continue reading PERFORMING


CREATING: Techniques for effectively generating and shaping material using all forms of puppetry. Devising, writing, creative play: these workshops will give you the skills to make the work you want. AUTUMN TERM 2017 DEVELOP YOUR CREATIVE PRACTICE / CREATING 5 Oct – 23 Nov 2017 / 8 x Thursday Evenings / £199 (£179 conc) SHADOW WORLDS … Continue reading CREATING


MAKING: Practical sessions teaching all aspects of making different puppet types adapted to your individual vision.  You will leave with your own ready-to-work puppet.   AUTUMN TERM 2017 PUPPET PEOPLE / MAKING 1 Feb – 22 March 2018 / 8 x Thursday Evenings / £199 (£179 concs) PUPPETRY TECHNICS / MAKING 9 Dec 2017 / … Continue reading MAKING


BUSINESS: Training, support and workshops for the business and production of puppetry. PRODUCING SMALL SCALE THEATRE / BUSINESS 1 day 27 Jan 2018 / Saturday / £60 (£54 conc) START A PUPPET COMPANY / BUSINESS 15 April 2018 / Sunday / £60 (£54 conc)


SUMMER SCHOOL / MAKING / CREATING / PERFORMING 7-12 July 2018 / Six days full time / £475 “A brilliant, bonkers week packed with world-class teaching and a well-rounded curriculum covering all we needed and more, resulting in a proper, touching show. Highly recommended.” Bringing together all three core strands of our training – puppetry performance, making and the art of creating of your … Continue reading *SUMMER SCHOOL*


Shows and Events Throughout the year there will be opportunities to catch the latest Brighton Puppetry School’s students work. Friends, fans and puppetry people all welcome. Networking Join our Facebook page: @brightonpuppetryschool and meet fellow students, experts, fans and friends, share ideas and hear about upcoming courses and meet-ups.  

Previous Courses

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