21 May 2019

Puppets @ MOA

“Wood is stubborn,” artist, puppeteer and founder of The Old Trout Puppet Workshop, Judd Palmer, told us. “There are knots and grains that push back against the execution of your idea – real gravity, physics – which actually pushes you to discover solutions that shift the image, which means the

29 Mar 2019

Shizuka Kai

i. I work as a: Set/Props Designer and Puppeteer/Puppet Creator. ii. I do this creative work because: I love exploring different mediums of art, collaborating with others, and making an impact on people with live theatre. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: Being easy-going and always

19 Feb 2019

Monica Emme

i. I work as a: Props and puppet Builder and general maker for theatre.  Currently working on Carousel Theatre for Young People’s Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are In a Play”. ii. I do this creative work because:  If this were not my work, I would be making and creating anyway. 

15 Nov 2016

Judd Palmer

Look into the faces of the creatures who find life in the hands of Peter Balkwill, Steve Pityu Kenderes and Judd Palmer. Piercing puppet eyes rest on weary wooden faces. There will be an adventure, but the worst is yet to come. Balkwill, Kenderes and Palmer are the masterly artists behind The Old