Czech puppeteer Lenka Muchova is presenting a puppet making workshop this Saturday, June 7, in Lismore.
The puppeteer holds the puppet in one hand and manipulates the hands with the strings to the accompaniment of music.
We believe in the puppet as a completely separate entity from the puppeteer .
These puppets and their skilled puppeteers are the re-birth of the art of the Hun Lakorn Lek (traditional Thai small puppets) that were created 100 years ago by the famous Master Krea Sapatawanich.
We saw a water puppet show in Hanoi - a puppet show in which puppeteers stood in stomach-deep water behind a screen, manipulating puppets that skipped and skimmed on the surface of the water upstage.
Any performers are welcome to share their skills at the open mike session - musicians, dancers, poets, puppeteers , raconteurs and actors.
The streets are littered with potential puppet shows and potential puppeteers .
The story is inspired by the true tales of puppeteers and entertainers in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia.
The teamwork in this performance is masterly - puppeteers , narrator and musician had such rapport that we were never aware that this was an illusion.
Born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1929, he escaped the clutches of a military father and an unhinged alcoholic mother to try his luck first at acting, then puppeteering .