Horse and Bamboo Theatre

Horse + Bamboo Theatre was founded in 1978. The Company is based in Rossendale, Lancashire, UK and tours nationally and internationally.

Makers of visual theatre in which music and story-telling are central; the company uses masks, movement, puppetry, film, lighting in their productions.

H+B provides mentoring and other support and facilities for emerging artists and groups.

H+B also runs the Boo - a unique arts centre at the company's base in Waterfoot which puts on a regular programme of arts events for the community of Rossendale and East Lancashire.


If you would like to work with Horse and Bamboo Theatre, please join The Mandy Network to get alerted to future job vacancies.


Members of The Mandy Network who have worked for Horse and Bamboo Theatre

  • Thomas Byrne
    Thomas Byrne , Puppeteer
    • Burger
    • Horse and Bamboo Puppet Festival, Just So Festival, Festival Oldham
  • Elizabeth Johnstone
    Elizabeth Johnstone , Event Steward
    • Multiple Productions
  • Lara Bradban
    Lara Bradban , Puppeteer
    • Horse and Bamboo Theatre Puppetry Masterclass
    • The Boo Theatre
  • Christina Eddowes
    Christina Eddowes , Technician and Facilities Manager
    • Horse and Bamboo Theatre Co.
    • The Boo, Lancashire
  • Katherina Radeva
    Katherina Radeva , Set and Costume Designer
    • Veil
    • Touring in the UK
  • Tracy Bargate
    Tracy Bargate , Maryam / Sophie
    • Veil
    • UK Tour
  • Katrina Stewart
    Katrina Stewart , Scenic Painter and Educational Puppeteer for Puppet Festival- Placement
    • Veil and Horse and Bamboo Puppet Festival
    • Horse and Bamboo Centre
  • Helen Robinson-Tsingos
    Helen Robinson-Tsingos , Lighting Designer
    • In the Shadow of Trees
    • Manchester Royal Exchange Studio Theatre, Preston Guildhall
  • Brian Porter
    Brian Porter , Movement Direction/Recreation
    • Dance of White Darkness
  • Brian Porter
    Brian Porter , Dancer/Performer (inc Mask work and puppeteer)
    • Dance of White Darkness
  • Brian Porter
    Brian Porter , Dancer Actor Puppeteer
    • Dance of White Darkness
    • UK Tour and European
  • Neville Cann
    Neville Cann , Skeleton
    • A Strange and Unexpected Event
    • International tour

Horse and Bamboo Theatre Jobs

For details of known Horse and Bamboo Theatre vacancies, please check our jobs board for more information

Alternative Company Names

Horse and Bamboo, Horse and Bamboo Theatre Compny