Puppet Construction Course – Table Top Puppets

With Peter O’Rourke

About the Course
Working with templates taken from a specially designed prototype, students will be taken step by step through the process of making their own table top puppet. Stress will be given to teaching the principles behind building good movement, controllability and durability into this type of figure.

About the Tutor
Peter O’Rourke is a designer and director. For Little Angel Theatre Peter has created five productions with the joint roles of director, designer and puppet maker including ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and ‘The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me’. As designer/puppet maker he worked on many of LAT’s productions including ‘Macbeth’ (set only), ‘Jabberwocky’, ‘The Mouse Queen’ (whose tour included a run at the New Victory Theatre in New York and The Hampstead Theatre) and ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’ (including a season at the RSC).

Furthermore Peter has made puppets for Spitting Image, Theatre-Rites, Kneehigh, Indefinite-Articles, the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Royal Opera House.


Dates and times: Monday 25 February – Friday 1 March 2019, 10am – 6pm

Cost: £400/£350 concessions (for five days)

Location: Little Angel Theatre Workshop

BOOK ONLINE or call our box office on 020 7226 1787


Please note we cannot reserve places on courses or classes, so book early to avoid disappointment.

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