We regularly work with actors, puppeteers and creatives at various stages of our work and any opportunities will be advertised here. We also take on freelancers from time to time, details of which will be advertised here as they present themselves. If you would like to send us your CV and tell us a bit about yourself, then please do.

NEW WORKSHOPS ANNOUNCED!

We’re really thrilled to announce our next round of workshops! Previous workshops sold out completely (even after extra dates were added), so early booking is highly recommended!

PUPPET DESIGN AND MAKING - June 2019

Back by hugely popular demand, come and join a classful of makers, designers and other creatives to get a jam-packed insight into the way we approach puppet design and making

Whether you’ve made puppets before or are new to the craft, this course will give you a practical overview of the entire process of designing, making and refining a puppet for performance.

Over the two days you will explore:

  • How design can respond to the needs of a story

  • A range of approaches to 2 and 4 legged puppets

  • Using anatomical research to inform your designs

  • Using a range of materials, techniques, joints and mechanisms

  • Creating subtle controls that give your puppet a richness and sensitivity in performance

All materials are supplied for this workshop, you’ll just need to bring along a small kit of basic tools which are readily available from craft and DIY stores.

Dates: 15th-16th June 2019
Venue: The Workshop, Vauxhall, London, UK
Cost: £150.00 per person


Previous workshops sold out completely so early booking is recommended!

Click here to get in touch and book your place!


FOAM SHEET PATTERN MAKING - June 2019

Plastazote, EVA foam and a handful of other sheet materials are so frequently used in puppet, prop and costume making because of the lightness and structural integrity they offer. In this two-day workshop you’ll get an introduction on how to work with them and some widely used tricks to getting good results, fast!

Working with designer Jimmy Grimes, you’ll cover all the basics you need to know to create your own work, including:

  • Sculpting with a view to developing an effective pattern

  • Breaking down a 3D form into 2D shapes

  • Tips and techniques for effective assembly of a foam puppet/prop

  • Effective ways to give your work more structure and strength

  • Covering and dressing an assembled pattern

Materials are all supplied for this two-day workshop, so all you’ll need to bring is a readiness to work!

Dates: 22nd-23rd June 2019
Venue: London, UK
Cost: £150.00


Click here to get in touch and book your place!