Update: News from
the Puppet Centre Trust - the latest from director
Training and Professional Development: Masterclass
with Teatro Marionetas do Porto at visions festival
2004. Report by Niamh Lawlor
by Dorothy Max Prior
Political Puppetry - where did it go? asks Penny Francis
Focus: David Neat highlights an innovative design
for performance course at Wimbledon School of Art
plus an update from Central School of Speech and Drama
by Cath Connolly
–A World in Your Shell-Like, Spirit and The
Grass is Greener
- News from puppeteers, companies and other arts organisations.
Coming events and workshops.
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