CREATING

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 / CREATING
28 & 29 Oct 2017 / Weekend / £105 (£94.50 conc)
KICKSTART YOUR PUPPETRY / CREATING / PERFORMING
5 Nov 2017 / Sunday / £60 (£54 conc)
DEVELOP A PUPPETRY SHOW / CREATING / PERFORMING
21 Nov – 12 Dec 2017 / 8 x Tuesday Evenings / £199 (£179 conc)
WRITING WITH PUPPETRY / CREATING
26 Nov – 17 Dec / 8 x Sundays / £199 (£179 conc)

SPRING TERM 2018
CALLING ALL WITCHES / CREATING
3 & 4 Feb / Weekend / £105 (£94.50 conc)
PUPPETRY FORWARDS / CREATING / PERFORMING
11 Feb – 25 Feb 2018 / 3 x Sundays / £165 (£150 conc)

SUMMER TERM 2018
PUPPETRY AND THERAPY / CREATING
28 & 29 April 2018 / Weekend / £105 (£94.50 conc)
SUMMER SCHOOL / PERFORMING / CREATING / MAKING
JULY 2018 / 1 week / £ & dates tbc

[PERFORMING / CREATING / MAKING are explained HERE]

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Lambe Lambe Weekend

23 & 24 June 2018 / Weekend / £115 / CREATING Join award-winning Brazilian puppeteer and maker, Fagner Gastaldon, to create your very own Lambe Lambe world and performance in one inspiring weekend. Described by artist Álvaro Apocalypse as “A última grande invenção do teatro de animação no mundo,” or “The last great invention of … Continue reading Lambe Lambe Weekend

Develop Your Creative Practice

5 Oct – 23 Nov 2017 / 8 x Thursday Evenings / £199 (£179 conc) / CREATING  This course is mostly concerned with discovering and developing your unique practice and exploring and expressing your visual language. Traditional puppetry skills won’t be taught on this course where rule-breaking, genre challenging creative freedom will be encouraged. Puppetry may … Continue reading Develop Your Creative Practice

Shadow Worlds

28 & 29 Oct 2017 / Weekend / £105 (£94.50 conc) / CREATING ‘WHAT AN AMAZING WEEKEND! WONDERFUL DIRECTION, EXAMPLE, SENSITIVITY, CREATIVITY. THANKS A MILLION’ ‘IT WAS A SPLENDID WEEKEND. THANKS VERY MUCH’ Treat yourself to a weekend of creative shadow play. This course will provide a safe environment to try new ideas, take creative … Continue reading Shadow Worlds

Write Your Story!

17 February 2018 / Saturday / £60 / CREATING ‘DOING THIS COURSE HAS HAD A POSITIVE IMPACT ON EVERY ASPECT OF MY THEATRE MAKING’ ‘THE CONTENT WAS SO WELL PLANNED AND DELIVERED AND THE EXERCISES INTERESTING AND RELEVANT. I REALLY FELT I DEVELOPED OVER THE DURATION’ Excited about puppetry but not sure where to start … Continue reading Write Your Story!

Develop a Short Puppet Show

21 Nov – 2 Feb 2018 / 7 x Tuesday Evenings & final performance Fri 2 Feb / £199 (£179 conc) / CREATING / PERFORMING ‘I FEEL THIS HAS CHANGED MY LIFE FOR THE BETTER, AND I’M HEADING FOR MY DREAM FUTURE OF BEING ARTIST AND PUPPETEER!’ ‘THE COURSE WAS A COMPLETE SUCCESS – RIGHT NOW, PUPPETRY … Continue reading Develop a Short Puppet Show

Writing with Puppetry

26 Nov 2017 – 28 Jan 2018 / 8 x Sundays / £199 (£179 conc) / CREATING ‘DOING THIS COURSE HAS HAD A POSITIVE IMPACT ON EVERY ASPECT OF MHEATRE MAKING‘ ‘THE CONTENT WAS SO WELL PLANNED AND DELIVERED AND THE EXERCISES INTERESTING AND RELEVANT. I REALLY FELT I DEVELOPED OVER THE DURATION’   ‘I SO LOOKED … Continue reading Writing with Puppetry

Calling all Witches

3 & 4 Feb / Weekend / £105 / CREATING ’AN INCREDIBLE, CREATIVE, TRANSFORMATIVE WEEKEND! ISOBEL CREATED A REALLY SAFE SPACE TO REALISE THE PICTURES IN OUR HEADS. I WISH I WAS COMING BACK AGAIN TOMORROW’ An invitation to experience puppetry from the inside out. Using familiar materials in unfamiliar ways this weekend workshop offers … Continue reading Calling all Witches

PUPPETRY FORWARDS

11 Feb – 25 Feb 2018 / 3 x Sundays / £165 / CREATING / PERFORMING ‘DARREN’S WONDERFUL ENTHUSIASM, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SUPPORT MAKES FOR A GREAT COURSE. THANK YOU.’ ‘A WEALTH OF PRACTICAL AND TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE WAS ON OFFER.’ This course is open to anyone who has completed a previous course with BPS. Designed to … Continue reading PUPPETRY FORWARDS

Puppetry and Therapy

Weekend 3 & 4 March 2018 / £105 / CREATING ‘A REALLY VALUABLE COURSE WITH A GOOD BALANCE OGF THEORY AND PRACTICE. I LEAVE WITH A VARIED TOOLBOX OF IDEAS TO PUT INTO USE.’ ‘ALL OF IT WAS USEFUL!  IT WAS FAB.’ This course is an introduction to working with puppets in a therapeutic environment, with … Continue reading Puppetry and Therapy