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Garlic Theatre offers workshops and residencies to children and adults in schools, theatres and art centres
on puppetry and manipulation. These workshops can be tailored to specific projects and age levels.
 
Shadow Puppet Workshop
For children 5 years and above

Explore light and colour using shadow puppetry. In a relaxed and fun environment we encourage the creativity and imagination of the children and develop their drawing, making and performing.
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Rod and Table Top Puppet Workshop
For children 5 years and above

Develop construction skills and learn how to design and create a range of different character puppets. Develop confidence in script writing and performance.
     
Glove and Moving-mouth Puppet Workshop
For children 7 years and above

Enjoy making a puppet talk and how to use puppets in simple stories. Try out your own slapstick routines and develop confidence in script writing and performance.
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Puppetry Manipulation Workshop
For children 7 years and above -
adult workshop also available

Develop construction skills and learn how to design and create a range of different character puppets. Develop confidence in script writing and performance.
     
Maskmaking Workshop
For children 7 years and above

Learn to design and make a mask from a range of different materials. For a complete beginner to students with advanced making skills. Mark Pitman studied mask making with Donato Santori, Italy and teaches carving and leather mask-making techniques to create comedia masks.
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Mask and Movement Workshop
For children 12 years and above -
adult workshops also available

What happens when you are wearing a mask? What effect does it have on the performer? How does a performer discover and play the mask? Develop movement skills to study body language and physical characterisation, and learn how to play the mask and the counter mask. With the face hidden the performer is free to communicate through the body and movement. Mask and movement workshops can explore a combination of following: the neutral mask, metaphysical masks larval masks and character masks.