MAKING

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 TERM 2017
TALKING HEADS / MAKING
22 &23 April 2017 / Weekend / £95

SUMMER SCHOOL / PERFORMING / CREATING / MAKING
15-20 JULY 2017 / Full Time 6 Days / £tbc

[PERFORMING / CREATING / MAKING are explained HERE]

MAKING COURSES ARE LISTED BELOW:
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Joints

1 Day 29 January 2017 / £65 / MAKING  A day exploring how to make some of the key moving parts of your puppets. How do you decide what kind of joints to use to get the movement you want from your puppets? What are some of the options for materials to make them? We will make … Continue reading Joints

Making Glove Puppets

Weekend 3 & 4 Feb * TBC 2017 / £95 / MAKING  Mention ‘puppet’ and to many this means Punch and Judy – perhaps the most infamous of glove puppets!On this super-creative weekend course you will make your own iconic glove puppet character. Using modelling, fast paper-mache, sewing, painting and gluing techniques you will make a glove … Continue reading Making Glove Puppets

Solo Puppet Making

Weekend 25 & 26 Feb 2017 / £95 / MAKING  Complete this weekend course to make a puppet especially suitable for the joys and challenges of performing solo. With one hand committed to the puppet’s head the other hand will provide the rest of the puppet’s movement. We will discuss the particular challenges that this throws up and … Continue reading Solo Puppet Making

Talking Heads

Weekend 27 & 28 May / £95 / MAKING Talking Heads (Moving Mouth Puppets): a weekend course to make a moving mouth puppet. With one hand operating the puppet’s head and the second as the puppet’s hand this type of puppet is perfect for delivering speech and gesture most effectively and you will leave with a … Continue reading Talking Heads