Rachel Warr from Dotted Line Theatre gives us her top tips for writing for puppetry.
Today's tip is all about writing for different types of puppet.
Once you've written your story, you could turn it into a puppet show at home. Take a look at our video series for tips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MT85z5NUbFU&list=PLoj9np3ZxflAiTFyOm6BQTQgM9QKpaj-0
Download more puppet making activities and ideas: https://littleangeltheatre.com/schools-and-community/at-home-resources/
Credits for images featured in this video:
Photos 1 & 2 (string puppets)
Puppeteers: Sue Dacre, Keith Frederick, Sian Kidd.
Puppets: Victoria and Albert Museum
Photo 3 (rod puppets)
Puppeteers: Jum Faruq, Ajjaz Awad.
Puppets: Judith Hope
Photo 4 (rod puppets)
Puppeteers: Charlotte Quartermaine, Sam Clark, Andrew London
Puppet development consultants: Ivan Thorley and Caroline Bowman
Puppet: Aitor Throup Studio
Photo 5 (shadow puppets)
Puppeteers: Gilbert Taylor, Sophie Steel.
Puppets: Rachel Warr, Tom Crame
Photo 6 (shadow puppets)
Puppeteer: Jum Faruq
Director: Rachel Warr