Introduction to Manipulation
This fun and friendly workshop is the perfect introduction to puppetry technique. Odd Doll gently guide the attendees through simple processes that offer strange and striking results, building puppets from paper and plastic and learning about transference of energy. This introductory workshop is the perfect accompaniment to puppetry modules or projects.
This more focused workshop centers on humanoid puppets and techniques related to multiple puppeteers. Attendee’s work with bespoke neutral human puppets to discover the joy in working in unison to devise movement and character through structures exercises and activities.
Puppet and Musician
Inherent to Odd Doll’s work is the synergy between puppeteer and musician. This workshop explores the techniques used in the Odd Doll devising process to develop character, choreography and music. Working from objects and materials attendees discover for themselves the power and performance potential of combining these two art forms.
Puppet as Clown
This workshop explores how clown technique can be applied to puppetry. Through play attendees will explore the way in which puppets can make the very ordinary extraordinary. Through careful direction they will also discover the key to working in duo and interacting with an audience. This workshop will allow attendees to discover the comedy within puppetry