Puppet Theatre

Puppet Theatre

Hardback Crafts and Family Activities

By (author) Maija Baric, Illustrated by Kristiina Louhi

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  • Publisher: Hawthorn Press Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 88 pages
  • Dimensions: 212mm x 262mm x 14mm | 699g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Stroud
  • ISBN 10: 1903458722
  • ISBN 13: 9781903458723
  • Illustrations note: col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 110,640

Product description

Puppet Theatre offers twelve detailed, beautifully illustrated projects with all the techniques you need for a simple puppet show or full theatrical performance. You can make finger, hand and knee puppets; make puppets from twigs, stones, potatoes and paper; construct rod puppets, marionettes and shadow theatre; animate your puppets and give each their own unique character; create costumes, staging, scenery, props, lighting and sound effects.

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Author information

Maija Baric studied puppetry at the Prague Academy of Performing Arts, and has been the artistic director of Puppet Theatre Sampo in Helsinki since 1977. She runs courses in puppetry, directs and performs puppet shows and designs and creates theatrical puppets.

Table of contents

To the Reader; 1: Puppets made of objects; 2: Finger puppets; 3: Hand puppets; 4: Tabletop theatre; 5: Peek-a-boo puppets; 6: Hand and knee theatre; 7: Outdoor puppeteering; 8: Paper theatre; 9: Potato theatre; 10: Rod puppets; 11: Marionettes; 12: Shadow theatre.