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]

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

Develop a Short Puppet Show

21 Nov – 30 Jan 2018 / 8 x Tuesday Evenings / £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 FEELS LIKE A PLATFORM FOR ME … Continue reading Develop a Short Puppet Show

Writing with Puppetry

26 Nov – 17 Dec / 4 x Sundays / £199 (£179 conc) / 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’   ‘I SO LOOKED FORWARD … Continue reading Writing with Puppetry

Calling all Witches

3 & 4 Feb / Weekend / £105 (£94.50 conc) / 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 … Continue reading Calling all Witches

PUPPETRY FORWARDS

11 Feb – 25 Feb 2018 / 3 x Sundays / £165 (£150 conc) / 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. … Continue reading PUPPETRY FORWARDS

Puppetry and Therapy

Weekend 28 & 29 April 2018 / £105 (£94.50 conc) / 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 … Continue reading Puppetry and Therapy