festivals and arts organizations ::
Suspense :: London festival of puppetry for adults.
Manipulate :: dedicated to the advocacy, development and celebration of the artforms of puppetry and animation in Scotland.
Puppet Animation Scotland :: arts organisation that supports and produces puppet and object based performance.
Puppet Centre Trust :: London based organisation supporting the development and advocating contemporary object-based performance.
Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland :: writer’s advocates who also promote public theatre-literacy.
Centre for Contemporary Arts :: Glasgow organization/institution that plays host to numerous visual and performing arts events all year long. They also have a cafe. The website is a useful resource for finding out about the numerous events around this centrally located venue.
SPILL Festival :: Live Art, Theatre, and Contemporary Performance festival in London.
Arika :: Experimental music, art, film and performance event.
performance artists ::
Tim Crouch Theatre :: Britain’s finest playwright & performer, constantly challenging the known borders of performance and spectatorship.
Helen Cuinn :: Glasgow- based performance artist, writer and performer.
Cindy Derby :: Performer, director, and object maker.
Drew Taylor :: Performer, poet, playwright
Iain Campbell F-W :: Performer, musician, radical.
Rene Baker :: Puppet pedagogue, maker, and pupepteer
theatre companies ::
Told By An Idiot :: “Told by an Idiot sets out to explore the human condition by celebrating and revelling in a style of theatre that is bigger than life. The company seeks to acknowledge the artifice of theatre and makes no attempt to put reality on stage. We remain, however, fascinated by the fine line between comedy and tragedy that exists in the real world. “
Redmoon Theatre :: Engineering Wonder.
Theater Oobleck :: Imaginative, smart, cutting – in form and content.
Animations Online :: animations is a quarterly online magazine run by the Puppet Centre Trust. It is a voice for contemporary puppetry and related arts, offering discussion and debate, reviews, and news from the puppet community and elsewhere – an essential read for anyone interested in puppetry in all its diverse manifestations. Animations Online aims to represent the full spectrum of professional practice, from traditional puppetry to experimental visual theatre using puppetry or animation.
Puppeturgy :: research blog dedicated to the performing object in postmodern performance.