Helen has run puppetry workshops for children, adults and professional performers in London and around the world, including New Zealand, Japan, and the USA, and teaches regularly at East 15 Acting School, London. 

  • Modules and short courses for drama schools

•  Workshops tailored to the needs of the group

•  Consultancy for theatre companies on creating all aspects of puppetry for shows

•  Mentoring for student productions

•  Puppetry directing


An actor’s introduction to puppetry

Covering puppetry basics and an introduction to the vocabulary of puppets, including

•  creating puppetry ensembles

•  breath

•  focus

•  weight

•  fixed point

•  improvising alone and in groups

•  devising with a puppet


What’s next?

I am designing a Puppet Making Workshop; over the course of a week, I will help you realise a concept through building a prototype to making a final puppet that meets the needs of your performance or production. Please contact me for details.