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2019 AUTUMN COURSES: PUPPETRY FUNDAMENTALS / PERFORMING 2 – 3 NOVEMBER 2019 / WEEKEND / £105 CREATE A PUPPETRY SHOW / CREATING 15 OCT – 10 DEC 2019 / 8 x Tues Evenings / £195 THE STORIES PUPPETS WANT TO TELL / CREATING 16 – 17 NOVEMBER / 2 x half days (Weekend Mornings) / … 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. PERFORMING COURSES ARE LISTED BELOW: PUPPETRY FUNDAMENTALS / PERFORMING … 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. CREATE A PUPPETRY SHOW / CREATING 15 OCT – 10 DEC 2019 / 8 x Tuesday Evenings / £195 THE STORIES PUPPETS WANT TO TELL … 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 2019 PUPPETS IN A SUITCASE / MAKING 23 – 24 November 2019 / Weekend / £125 PERFORMING / CREATING / MAKING / BUSINESS are explained HERE BACK TO DIARY


BUSINESS: Training, support and workshops for the business and production of puppetry.


SUMMER SCHOOL / MAKING / CREATING / PERFORMING 6-11 July 2019 / Six days full time / £525 “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.  

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