Raven Kaliana

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2018...flying slowly under the sound of music and lighting, [the puppet] touches the soul of each audience member deeply.
Meng Qianqian
mp.weixin.qq.com
2016brilliant visuals... projected onto a large book of fairytales...using puppets and, mostly stunningly of all...told through shadow puppetry.
Rob Warren
everything-theatre.co.uk
2016Fables For A Boy is visually stunning and beautifully mixes puppetry and live action
Rob Warren
everything-theatre.co.uk
2016...the most intriguing and beguiling entertainment. Beautiful singing voices accompanying mesmerising puppetry telling an ancient tale.
Trip Advisor
tripadvisor.co.uk
2016...young boy puppet looks great...
Yvonne I’Anson
musicaltheatrereview.com
2016fascinatingly eerie puppets and simple shadow projections that add a distinct element of visual interest.
Michelle Keepence
theupcoming.co.uk
2016...large tip of the hat...a dark and mysterious world populated by excellently envisaged puppets.
Tom Evans
ayoungertheatre.com
2016...amazing puppeteer...executed with panache and conviction.
Trip Advisor
tripadvisor.co.uk
2016Hooray for Hollywood uses handcrafted puppets...and is a vital component of [Raven Kaliana's] public awareness activities.
Alexis Munier
gstaadlife.com
2016...fantastic Christmas show...laughter, song, sparkle and of course that visit from two cheeky, lively little elves.
Luton On Sunday
luton-dunstable.co.uk
2016...This brand new imagining offers original music, puppetry and even a little bit of magic.
Luton Today
lutontoday.co.uk
2016Full of humour, pathos and popular festive songs as well as...incredibly life-like puppets...children roared their approval from start to finish...
Luton Today
lutontoday.co.uk
2015Giant puppets, humm-alongable songs, jolly jokes and a heartwarming storyline...a unique contemporary twist...
LutonOnSunday
luton-dunstable.co.uk
2015Puppets including a grumpy cat, a cute fox, a cheeky robin...kept the youngsters enthralled...Parents were engrossed.
Gay Bolton
derbyshiretimes.co.uk
2015Innovative and harrowing...One of those rare pieces of art which really can and will stay with you...
Hannah Chutzpah
hannahchutzpah.com
2015When people talk about art changing lives, I think Raven Kaliana’s work is the kind of thing they mean.
Hannah Chutzpah
badreputation.org.uk
2015Very powerful, and deeply disturbing.
Carolin Kopplin
uktheatre.net
2015...A most powerful and moving production, and also an important one...
Peter Charlton
animations.puppetcentre.org.uk
2015When people talk about art changing lives, I think Raven Kaliana’s work is the kind of thing they mean.
Hannah Chutzpah
badreputation.org.uk
2015...Touches the heart, mind, conscience and soul in a way that most West End shows could only dream of.
Gabriella Apicella
remotegoat.com
2015Raven Kaliana...really excel[s] as the creator of the beautifully hand-crafted props which are put to exceptional use in the show...
Julia Pritchard
edfringereview.com
2015The puppets...were absolutely enchanting, engaging, and quirky. The movement was brilliantly achieved...
Joshua Gould
artsawardvoice.com
2015An all-round sensory treat, this thoughtful existential fable effortlessly sucks the audience into its beautifully rendered world.
Nick Aldwinckle
theargus.co.uk
2015ThreeWeeks Editors' Award for 2015 presented to "Story Pocket Theatre for their excellent children’s entertainment..."
Chris Cooke
threeweeks.co.uk

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Puppet Maker
Theatre
Portrait MarionetteLucy Hyde
2020Workshop Leader
Education
Puppets & Pain ManagementTake Back Your Life
Zoom
2020Puppet Builder
Theatre
An Ice Thing to Say
David Glass
Vertebra Theatre
Cockpit Theatre - Talos Sci-Fi Theatre Festival
2020Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
ECPAT Taiwan - National Prosecutors' Conference
2020Voiceover Artist
Other
How Shall I Get Elephants to Stay
Gaynor Perry
Gaynor Perry
Online video series
2020Puppet Builder, Puppeteer
Theatre
An Ice Thing to Say
David Glass
Vertebra Theatre
Reykjavík Fringe Festival (Online)
2020Interview Subject (Puppet Maker)
Film
Little Darling: Behind the Scenes - Puppetry
Harriet Hardie
Full House Theatre Company
YouTube
2020Interview Subject (Puppet Maker)
Film
The Little Dragon: A Discussion with the Creative Team
Wendy Morton
Bose
YouTube
2020Interview Subject
Film
Raven Kaliana: Matt's Art Chat
Matt Micucci
Matt's Art Chat
Youtube, Spotify, Podbean, Mixcloud, IHeartRadio
2020Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Film
Love vs Trauma (Trailer)
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Puppet Power Conference, Calgary, Canada
2020Workshop Leader
Education
Science of Shadow (Shadow Theatre Workshop)
Raven Kaliana
Luna Theatre
Memory Moments Cafe, Know Dementia
2020Director, Script Writer, Co-Producer, Set Designer, Set Builder, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Maid of Strong Stuff
Raven Kaliana
Luna Theatre
Memory Moments Cafe, Know Dementia
2020Workshop Leader
Education
Science of Shadow (Shadow Theatre Workshop)
Raven Kaliana
Luna Theatre
Oyster Project
2020Director, Script Writer, Co-Producer, Set Designer, Set Builder, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Maid of Strong Stuff
Raven Kaliana
Luna Theatre
Oyster Project
2020Workshop Leader
Education
Science of Shadow (Shadow Theatre Workshop)
Raven Kaliana
Luna Theatre
EuroMernet, Black and Minority Ethnic Community Partnership
2020Director, Script Writer, Co-Producer, Set Designer, Set Builder, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Maid of Strong Stuff
Raven Kaliana
Luna Theatre
EuroMernet, Black and Minority Ethnic Community Partnership
2020Puppeteer
Film
Art Film for Exhibition
Tony Sinnett
Tony Sinnett
2020Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
ECPAT Taiwan - Taipei Prosecutors' Conference
2020Puppet Builder
Theatre
Little Darling
Harriet Hardie
Full House Theatre Company
Luton Library Theatre
2019Documentary Subject
Film
How Puppetry Can Help with Trauma
Vibeke Venema
BBC
BBC News / BBC Wellness Project
2019Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
ECPAT Taiwan Int'l Conference, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
2019Keynote Speaker
Event
Keynote Presentation - ECPAT Taiwan International ConferenceECPAT Taiwan International Conference
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
2019Interview Subject for 'Puppet Power'
Other
Storytelling in Journalism
Shirish Kulkarni
Monnow Media
Podcast & Article
2019Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow Puppet Workshops for Young RefugeesPlay for Progress
Refugee Council Children's Section
2019Workshop Facilitator
Education
Puppet-Making for Use in Healing Self-ConceptSunflower Network
Clapham Studios
2019Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Roehampton University
2019Writer, Producer, Director, Lyricist, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Love vs Trauma
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
PPLG Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece
2019Director, Script Writer, Co-Producer, Set Designer, Set Builder, Puppet Maker
Theatre
Maid of Strong Stuff
Raven Kaliana
Luna Theatre
Bom-Bane's
2019Director, Script Writer, Co-Producer, Set Designer, Set Builder, Puppet Maker
Theatre
Maid of Strong Stuff
Raven Kaliana
Luna Theatre
Angel Canal Festival
2019Workshop Facilitator
Education
The Voyage: Student Puppet Making & Performance
Raven Kaliana
Overley Hall School
Overley Hall School
2019Interview Subject
Film
Raven Kaliana: Puppet Builder, Producer, Change Maker
Mi Elfverson
Eye Storm TV
Eye Storm, YouTube
2019Director, Script Writer, Co-Producer, Set Designer, Set Builder, Puppet Maker Theatre
Theatre
Maid of Strong Stuff
Raven Kaliana
Luna Theatre
Folkestone Puppet Festival
2019Puppet Builder
Theatre
Giant Rabbit Hand Puppet with Blinking EyesStorm Vae
2019Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Royal Central School of Speech & Drama
2019Director, Writer, Co-Producer, Set Designer, Shadow Puppet Maker
Theatre
Maid of Strong Stuff
Raven Kaliana
Luna Theatre
Bom-Bane's
2019Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
East Sussex College
2019Writer, Producer, Director, Lyricist, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Love vs Trauma
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Bom-Bane's
2019Workshop Facilitator
Education
Rehearsing Resilience - Shadow Animation WorkshopMaya Centre
Maya Centre
2019Puppet Maker
Theatre
Lost Property
Harriet Hardie
Full House Theatre Company
Touring show
2019Writer, Producer, Director, Lyricist, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Love vs Trauma
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Broken Puppet Symposium, Newman University, Birmingham
2019Keynote Speaker
Event
Keynote Presentation -Broken Puppet SymposiumBroken Puppet Symposium 3
Newman University, Birmingham
2019Writer, Producer, Director, Lyricist, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Love vs Trauma
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Y No Habia Luz, Titeretada Puppet Festival, Puerto Rico
2019Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow Animation WorkshopPuppet (R)Evolution
Y No Habia Luz, Titeretada Puppet Festival, Puerto Rico
2019Workshop Facilitator
Education
Reclaiming Narrative - Shadow Animation WorkshopMaya Centre
Maya Centre
2019Animator, Puppet Maker (Anne Gallagher sequence)
Film
The Art of UbuntuCharlie Ryder Productions
2018Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow Puppet WorkshopPrimary Workshops for Schools
Gorse Ride Junior School
2018Workshop Faciliatator
Education
Transforming Trauma Puppet Therapy WorkshopBlue Smile
Coton Village Hall
2018Puppet Maker
Theatre
Jack & the Beanstalk
Harriet Hardie
Full House Theatre Company
Luton Library Theatre
2018Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Roehampton University
2018Tutor
Education
One-to-one Tutoring - Character CostumePuppet (R)Evolution
2018Writer, Producer, Director, Lyricist, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Love & Transformation (Love vs Trauma)
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Beijing International Puppet Festival
2018Puppet Maker
Television / TV
The Feed
Carl Tibbetts
Amazon TV - The Feed Productions
Amazon
2018Puppet Maker
Film
'Not Make Believe' video series
Majken Disch
Sightsavers
2018Puppet Maker
Theatre
Peter & the Bear
Kirstie Davis
3 Bear Puppets
The Everyman
2018Puppet Maker
Theatre
3 Character Hand/Rod Puppets for Video SeriesNazzi
2018Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Kingston University - Social Work BA
2018Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis PuppetsFolkmanis-Europe
Toy Fair London, Kensington Olympia
2018Puppet Maker
Theatre
War of the Worlds - Martian Puppet
Luke Howarth
Magdalen College Theatre Academy
Magdalen College School
2018Presenter
Education
Puppetry for Social Change presentation
Sarah Wright
Curious School of Puppetry
Summerhall
2017Costume Maker for Marionette
Theatre
Old Man PuppetTony Sinnett
2017Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Love vs Trauma (Excerpt)
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Marlborough Theatre
2017Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Love vs Trauma (R&D Sessions)
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Royal Central School of Speech & Drama
2017Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Royal Central School of Speech & Drama
2017Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Event
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Norwich Policing Conference - Open Norwich
2017Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Norwich Puppet Theatre
2017Workshop Facilitator
Education
Transforming Trauma Puppet Therapy Workshop
Raven Kaliana
Outspiral
Norwich Puppet Theatre
2017Costume Maker for Marionettes
Theatre
Boy & Girl PuppetsTony Sinnett
2017Workshop Co-Facilitator
Education
Shadow Worlds
Beccy Smith
Brighton School of Puppetry
Brighton School of Puppetry
2017Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Roehampton University
2017Workshop Facilitator
Education
Transforming Trauma Puppet Therapy Workshop
Raven Kaliana
Outspiral
CASA Family Services
2017Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Exhibition
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
'Under the Rug' Exhibition at Filia Conference
2017Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Tryon International Film Festival
2017Puppet Maker
Theatre
The Owl & the Pussycat
Harriet Hardie
Full House Theatre Company
Luton Library Theatre
2017Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Adult Puppet Makers CourseLittle Angel Theatre
Little Angel Studios
2017Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow WorkshopPuppet (R)Evolution
Overley Hall
2017Workshop Facilitator
Education
Resilience Workshop
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Prince's Trust at City College Brighton
2017Costume Maker for Marionettes
Film
Twins from the FutureTony Sinnett
2017Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow Animation WorkshopPuppet (R)Evolution
City College Brighton & Hove
2017Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
City College Brighton & Hove
2017Seminar Leader
Education
How Art Can Change the WorldPuppet (R)Evolution
City College Brighton & Hove
2017Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for HollywoodPuppet (R)Evolution
Kingston University Masters in Social Work
2017Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for HollywoodPuppet (R)Evolution
Kingston University BA Social Work
2017Puppet Maker
Theatre
Tabletop Puppet & Shadow Puppetryfor Salimah & the Living Tree w/Vivien Ellis
2017Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for HollywoodPuppet (R)Evolution
Dragon Cafe
2017Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow Puppetry & SettingsDragon Cafe
Dragon Cafe
2017Puppet Maker
Theatre
5 Puppets for Where the River Runs
Ben Miles
Full House Theatre Company
National Tour
2017Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis PuppetsFolkmanis-Europe
Toy Fair London, Kensington Olympia
2017Animator, Puppeteer, Audience Discussion Facilitator
Film
Stories of HealingCharlie Ryder Productions
Dragon Cafe
2017Workshop Facilitator
Education
Character Hand PuppetsDragon Cafe
Dragon Cafe
2016Animator, Puppet Maker (Title Sequence)
Film
The Art of UbuntuCharlie Ryder Productions
2016Workshop Facilitator
Education
Needle-Felted Puppets WorkshopPuppet (R)Evolution
Lick Warehouse
2016Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow Animation for Film & Theatre WorkshopPuppet (R)Evolution
Lick Warehouse
2016Animator
Film
The Night Before Christmas
Harriet Hardie
Full House Theatre Company
Luton Library Theatre
2016Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow Theatre WorkshopPuppet (R)Evolution
Dormers Wells High School
2016Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Dormers Wells High School
2016Puppet Maker
Theatre
The Night Before Christmas
Harriet Hardie
Full House Theatre Company
Luton Library Theatre
2016Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Roehampton University
2016Workshop Facilitator
Education
Needle Felted Puppets WorkshopMaple Studio
2016Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow Theatre WorkshopOverley Hall
2016Storyboard Artist (Title Sequence)
Film
The Art of Ubuntu
Charlie Ryder
Charlie Ryder Productions
2016Puppet Maker
Theatre
The Suitcase Kid
Bethany Dawson
Emanuel Theatre Company
The Space - Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2016Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Kites Children's Services
2016Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Mosaic Foster Care
2016Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Love vs Trauma
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Little Angel Theatre
2016Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Love vs Trauma Puppetry Workshop
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School
2016Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Love vs Trauma
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School
2016Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Love vs Trauma Puppetry Workshop
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Brighton Youth Centre
2016Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Kingston University - Masters in Social Work
2016Shadow Puppet Designer & Puppeteer
Theatre
Bom-Banimals
Jane Bom-Bane
Bom-Bane's Family Players
Bom-Bane's
2016Puppet Maker
Theatre
18 Puppets for Fables for a Boy
Ryan Duncan
Sandvaer Group
Lost Theatre
2016Animator
Film
Fables for a Boy
Ryan Duncan
Sandvaer Group
Lost Theatre
2016Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Fables for a Boy
Ryan Duncan
Sandvaer Group
Lost Theatre
2016Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
NOTA Conference
2016Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Shadow Puppetry & Mask WorkshopInterakt Community Theatre
Phoenix Centre
2016Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Making Connections WorkshopsCorn Exchange Newbury
Corn Exchange Newbury
2016Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Kingston University - BA Social Work
2016Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis PuppetsFolkmanis-Europe
Kensington Olympia
2016Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Adult Puppet Makers CourseLittle Angel Theatre
2015Documentary Subject, Puppeteer, Associate Producer
Television / TV
Unmasking Modern Slavery
Vicky Hart
Hart in Media
2012 - 2015Documentary Subject, Puppeteer, Puppet Maker, Painter, Digital Background Designer
Film
Stories of Healing
Charlie Ryder
Charlie Ryder Productions
2015Puppeteer
Theatre
Saippuakivikauppias Joulana
Jane Bom-Bane
Bom-Bane's Family Players
Bom-Bane's
2015Puppet Maker
Theatre
2 Puppets for Elves & the Shoemaker
Harriet Hardie
Full House Theatre Company
Luton Library Theatre
2015Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
University of Puerto Rico - Journalists' Seminar
2015Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Dormers Wells High School
2015Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Puppetry WorkshopConcord High Drama
Concord High School
2015Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival
2015Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis PuppetsFolkmanis-Europe
Kensington Olympia
2015Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Love vs Trauma
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Little Angel Theatre
2015Puppet Maker
Theatre
5 Puppets for A Pocketful of Grimms
Julia Black & Adam Forde
Story Pocket Theatre
Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh
2015Puppet Maker
Theatre
4 Puppets for Lullaby Lane
Chris Elwell
Half Moon Young People's Theatre
Half Moon Theatre
2015Puppet Maker
Theatre
9 Puppets for Outdoor Productions
Philip Stevens
Chapterhouse Open Air Theatre Company
2015Puppet Maker
Theatre
5 Puppets for The Bravest Mouse
Harriet Hardie
Full House Theatre Company
2015Co-Producer, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer, Editor
Film
Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress
Raven Kaliana
Co-Producers: Charlie Ryder, Sue Hanisch & Raven Kaliana
2015Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for HollywoodInnocence in Danger
Bellevue Hotel, Gstaad
2015Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for HollywoodNOTA
Angel View Inn
2015Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Adult Puppet Makers CourseLittle Angel Theatre
2014Puppet Maker
Theatre
Macbeth, Romeo & JulietThe Globe
2014Puppet Maker
Theatre
A Christmas CarolFull House Theatre Company
Luton Library Theatre
2014Puppet Maker
Theatre
King LearThe Globe
2014Puppetry Workshop Assistant
Education
Gruffalo Tabletop PuppetsLittle Angel Theatre
St. Margaret's Lee School
2014Puppeteer
Film
Stories of HealingCharlie Ryder
2014Puppet Maker
Theatre
The Master & MargaritaTring Park School for the Performing Arts
2014Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis PuppetsFolkmanis-Europe
Kensington Olympia
2014Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for HollywoodRelate Medway
King Charles Hotel
2014Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Object & Shadow Puppetry for The TempestPresent Moment
2014Puppet Maker
Film
6 Marionettes for Fashion FilmRuka Yagihara
2014Puppet Maker
Television / TV
5 Marionettes for TV CommercialTonic International
2014Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Shadow Puppetry for Biography & AutobiographyPuppet (R)Evolution Theatre Company
2014Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Intro to Shadow Puppetry for Film & TheatrePuppet (R)Evolution Theatre Company
2014Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
United Nations - New York
Commission on the Status of Women event
2014Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for HollywoodNew York University
Brittany Hall
2014Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Shadow Puppetry for CommunicationTiteretada Puppet Festival
Theatre Y No Habia Luz, Puerto Rico
2014Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for HollywoodUniversity of Puerto Rico
Titeretada Puppet Festival
2014Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for HollywoodTiteretada Puppet Festival
Theatre Y No Habia Luz, Puerto Rico
2014Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Adult Puppet Makers Course - Hand PuppetsLittle Angel Theatre
2014Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for HollywoodInnocence in Danger
Palace Hotel, Gstaad, Switzerland
2014Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis-EuropeFolkmanis Puppets
Kensington Olympia
2013Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for HollywoodUnited Nations - Geneva
Universal Children's Day Event
2013Puppeteer
Film
Promotional VideosCouveture
2013Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Shadow Puppet WorkshopPuppet (R)Evolution
Copenhagen International School
2013Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for HollywoodPuppet (R)Evolution
Bornholm Puppet Festival, Denmark
2013Puppet Maker / Puppetry Workshop Leader
Theatre
Shockheaded PeterBedales School
Bedales School
2012 - 2013Puppeteer
Theatre
Platero Y YoMike Maran Productions
Training and 2013 Scotland tour
2013Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Shadow Box TheatresLittle Angel Theatre
Islington Museum
2013Puppet Maker
Film
The Fool's Burden
David Newell
Sedbergh Drama
2013Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Family Puppet MakingH2Oh! Productions
Emporium Theatre
2013Documentary Subject, Puppeteer
Film
BACA & Raven KalianaBACA Meaningful Jewellery
2013Puppet Maker, Puppeteer, Storyboard Artist
Film
Stories of HealingCharlie Ryder
2013Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Event
Hooray for HollywoodPuppet (R)Evolution
Initiatives of Change UK
2013Puppetry Consultant, Lead Puppeteer
Film
BoundShowStudio
ShowStudio
2013Puppeteer (Green Screen)
Film
Stories of HealingCharlie Ryder
2013Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Adult Puppet Makers Course - Hand PuppetsLittle Angel Theatre
2013Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Copenhagen Puppet Festival
2013Puppeteer
Film
Paul by CJ Martin (music video)Tony Sinnett
2013Documentary Subject, Puppeteer
Film
No Strings
Davinia Levene-Dillon & Luke Middleton
Davinia Levene-Dillon & Luke Middleton
2013Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Intro to Tabletop PuppetrySedbergh School
2013Puppetry Workshop Leader
Other
Intro to Shadow Puppetry WorkshopsSedbergh School
2013Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Town Hall
2013Puppetry Workshop Assistant
Other
Shadow Puppetry WorkshopLittle Angel Theatre
William Patten Primary School
2013Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis-EuropeFolkmanis Puppets
Earl's Court
2012Puppeteer
Film
HappyTony Sinnett
Music Video
2012Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Intro to Shadow PuppetryPuppet (R)Evolution
Antenna Studios
2012Performer, Puppeteer
Event
Zombie Horror Camp@Old Vic TunnelsMr Pustra
Old Vic Tunnels
2012Puppeteer
Film
The RiverTony Sinnett
Music Video
2012Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for HollywoodPuppet (R)Evolution
Almaty World Puppet Carnival
2012Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis- EuropeFolkmanis Puppets
Kensington Olympia
2012Mascot Costume Maker
Theatre
Fat Kitten Comedy
2012Puppetry Workshop Leader
Theatre
Puppetry & BiographyPuppet (R)Evolution
3K Studio
2012Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis-EuropeFolkmanis Puppets
2011Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Set Designer
Theatre
Fragile/SacredPuppet (R)Evolution
Rosemary Branch Theatre, Suspense Festival
2011Prop Maker
Other
Photo shootMarc "Archie" Arciero (of The Waterboys)
2011Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Amnesty International screening room
2011Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker
Theatre
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
World Puppet Festival, Charleville France
2011Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Set Designer
Theatre
Fragile/Sacred
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Svanekegaarden, Bornholm Puppet Festival, Denmark
2011Puppetry Workshop Assistant
Other
Adult Performers: MarionettesLittle Angel Theatre
2011Puppeteer, Hand Artist
Other
Very V Team/Fearne Cotton (advert)Very.co.uk - V Team Recruit
2011Puppeteer, Hand Artist
Other
Very V Team/Fearne Cotton (advert)Very.co.uk - V Styler
2011Puppetry Workshop Assistant
Education
Adult BeginnersLittle Angel Theatre
2011Puppet Maker
Theatre
Clown & Pantaloon (street theatre puppet)Original Mixture
2011Puppet Maker
Other
Baba Yaga & the Little Girl/Selfish GiantChristine Pearson
2009 - 2011Puppet Maker, Prop Maker, Set Design
Film
14 Marionettes for Clockwork Quartet
Ed Saperia
Clockwork Quartet
2011Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Film
Prison?
Charlie Ryder
Charlie Ryder
Documentary Film
2010 - 2011Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Battersea Arts Centre
2011Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Set Designer
Theatre
Fragile/SacredPuppet (R)Evolution
Battersea Arts Centre
2010Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Film
Reflection
Sharon Locke
Framestore
Framestore
2010Mask Maker, Prop Maker
Other
Visited (short film)Anders Tjalve
2010Puppet Maker
Theatre
York Mystery PlaysSt. Peter's School
Dean's Park
2010Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker
Theatre
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Rosemary Branch Theatre
2009Documentary Subject, Puppetry Director, Puppet Maker
Film
Shadow PlaysDirected by Gina Aldana
Documentary Film
2009Puppeteer, Puppetry Coach, Puppet & Prop Maker, Animator
Theatre
Midsummer's Night DreamDeadkat Productions
Rosemary Branch Theatre
2009Puppeteer, Puppet Maker
Theatre
The Little DragonThe Shadow Makers
ISZ Shadow Puppetry Festival
2009Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Puppetry WorkshopConcord High Drama
Concord High School
2009Puppeteer, Puppet Maker
Theatre
Essential Spaces to Visit from the PastContinent Stories Dance Company
Bornholm Puppet Festival
2009Puppeteer, Puppet Maker, Set Designer
Theatre
A Swallow in FlightBoy Cries Wolf
Bornholm Puppet Festival
2009Puppet Maker & Restorer
Theatre
The Newspaper MenOriginal Mixture Street Theatre
Glastonbury Festival
2009Puppeteer, Puppet & Prop Maker
Theatre
MacbethDeadkat Productions
Brighton Fringe - Unitarian Church
2009Puppeteer, Puppet & Prop Maker
Theatre
Essential Spaces to Visit from the PastContinent Stories Dance Company
Shunt
2009Puppeteer, Puppet Maker
Theatre
Essential Spaces to Visit from the PastContinent Stories Dance Company
Jackson's Lane
2009Puppeteer, Puppet & Prop Maker
Theatre
Telling Tales Too Terrible to TellPustra & Vile-een
Volupte Lounge
2009Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Hooray for HollywoodPuppet (R)Evolution
Little Angel Theatre
2009Puppeteer
Theatre
Captain Grimey & Three Little Pigs
Rob Humphreys
Puppet Barge/Movingstage
Little Venice
2009Usher
Theatre
Monkey: Journey to the WestAEG
O2
2008Puppeteer, Puppet & Prop Maker
Theatre
MacbethDeadkat Productions
Lion & Unicorn Theatre
2008Puppeteer, Puppet Maker
Theatre
Essential Stories to Visit from the PastContinent Stories Dance Company
Weave Dance Festival
2008Puppeteer, Puppet & Prop Maker
Theatre
HumaNatureLuke Wallens & Raven Kaliana
Bornholm Puppet Festival
2008Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Hooray for HollywoodIron Door
Bialystok Puppet Festival
2008Puppeteer
Film
The Tree Man
Navin Dev
Navin Dev
1997 - 2007Puppeteer, Support to Design & Marketing
Other
Folkmanis PuppetsFolkmanis Puppets
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2008MA Puppetry (Advanced Theatre Practice course)Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

    About me

    Puppeteer, puppet-maker, and prop-maker, MA in Puppetry from the Central School of Speech & Drama, employed for many years by Folkmanis Puppets, the world's leading puppet-maker.

  • Skills

    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • International Touring Theatre
    • National Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Experimental
    • Festival
    • Fringe
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Shakespeare
    • Showcase
    Work Permits
    • USA
    Interested in
    • Cruises
    • European Tour
    • Film / TV
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)