SUMMER TERM 2017 PUPPETS VOICE AND TEXT / PERFORMING 13 & 14 May 2017 / Weekend / £95 TALKING HEADS / MAKING 27 & 28 May 2017 / Weekend / £95 1:1 MENTORING EVENT / BUSINESS/MENTORING 10 June 2017 / 45min 1:1 session / £25 SUMMER SCHOOL / MAKING / CREATING / PERFORMING 15-20 JULY 2017 / Full Time 6 Days / £465 / Contact us now! More about MAKING / CREATING / PERFORMING HERE Booking for all courses is now open


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. SPRING TERM 2017 PUPPETRY FUNDAMENTALS / PERFORMING 14 & 15 … 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. SPRING TERM 2017 DEVELOP YOUR CREATIVE PRACTICE / CREATING 23 Feb – 6 April 2017 / 7 x Thursday Evenings / £170 CREATING A SHORT PUPPETRY SHOW / PERFORMING / CREATING 31 Jan … 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.   SPRING TERM 2017 JOINTS / MAKING 29 Jan 2017 / 1 Day / £65 GLOVE PUPPET MAKING / MAKING* 18 & 19 Feb 2017 / Weekend / £95 SOLO PUPPET MAKING / MAKING 25 & 26 Feb 2017 / Weekend / £95 SUMMER … Continue reading MAKING

Business / Mentoring

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


6 Days Full Time 15-20 July 2017 / £465  Back by popular demand, our 6-day intensive BPS Summer School returns for 2017! “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 … 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. Puppetry Gatherings and Networking Join Brighton Puppetry School for our end of term celebrations. Scheduled at the end of each term to offer you a chance to celebrate the … Continue reading MEET-UPS

Previous Courses

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