Welcome to Animations Online, the bi-monthly online magazine
run by the Puppet Centre Trust. PCT is a development agency
to advocate, support and advance England's puppetry and related
theatre forms. Animations Online is a voice for contemporary
puppetry and related theatre forms offering discussion and debate
on recent puppet-theatre events, reviews, news from the puppet
community and a forum for those interested in puppetry in all
its forms to exchange ideas and debate developments. Animations
Online aims to represent the full spectrum of professional practice,
from traditional puppetry to experimental visual theatre using
puppetry or animation, and we look forward to hearing your news,
views and suggestions for future content.
The deadline for items for the next issue is December10th 2004.
Please send your news items and suggestions for editorial content
Animations Online is edited by Penny Francis and Dorothy Max
Prior assisted by PCT director Beccy Smith. Web design by Gabz
In this issue...
News from the Puppet Centre Trust - the latest from director
Horse + Bamboo
Grown-Up Puppetry - Dorothy Max Prior with the first of a two-part
look at puppetry for adult audiences
Training Matters: Why Actors Need Puppetry by Eleanor Margolies
Shorts are Beautiful: Penny Francis on the beauty of brevity
in puppetry performance.
- Visions Festival Round-Up, Venus and Adonis, Moby Duck
news from puppeteers, companies and other arts organisations.
Coming events and workshops.
The views expressed or opinions
stated in Animations Online are those of the writers and not
necessarily those of the publisher, The Puppet Centre Trust.
Reasonable care has been taken to ensure that information is
correct, but no liability will be accepted for any errors which