News

We report on:

  • International puppet companies visiting Britain
  • Developments in British puppetry
  • Puppets in theatre, in art, in film and in the news
  • UNIMA updates

The section is divided into British and International news

Please send all news items of international and national interest to news@unima.org.uk  for inclusion in the next newsletter.

NATIONAL NEWS


Puppets Abroad

Published by British UNIMA and the Puppet Centre Trust, this brochure is aimed at the organisers of international festivals, theatre bookers, press...

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Education Officer

Job Title: Education and Outreach Officer Location: Norwich Puppet Theatre Salary: Ł9000 per annum Hours: 20 hours per week (flexible hours by agre...


Call for proposals - brief for a Christmas show

mac wishes to commission a theatre maker or company to create a new show that will accompany its successful co-production with Red Earth Theat...

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Puppets on Film

Little Angel Theatre and Reel Islington Screenings seek films for ‘Puppets on Film' Festival March 2011 Reel Islington and the Little Angel The...

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Student Puppet Festival

Applications are invited for the 5th International Student Puppet Festival organised by Central School of Speech & Drama. The festival will be...

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TRAVEL AND TRAINING FUND

If you are a practising puppeteer and have the need to go and see a particular piece of work or festival or attend a masterclass either in this cou...

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'Puppetry for Teachers'

For many teachers, puppets represent an invaluable resource in the classroom so to continue with our series 'Puppetry for Teachers', we wil...

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Puppet Film Festival

  Little Angel Theatre and Reel Islington Screenings seek films for ‘Puppets on Film' Festival March 2011 Reel Islington and the Little An...

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS


Puppets Abroad

Published by British UNIMA and the Puppet Centre Trust, this brochure is aimed at the organisers of international festivals, theatre bookers, press...

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UNIMA book on education development and therapy

The UNIMA Education  Development and Therapy Commision which met in June in Ljubljana, Slovenia, have decided to produce a book about current ...

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Chengdu Grants

May 27th. - June 3rd 2012 If you wish to participate to this unique puppetry event in China and need to find financial help soon in the UK in the f...

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Worldwide Puppetry Day 2011

Here I am, in the town of Omsk in Western Siberia. I enter the ethnographic museum where my eyes are immediately drawn to the great display case wh...


UNIMA Grants

The UNIMA Commission for Professional Training offers three grants of 1000 euros each to students pursuing a puppetry training or post-training and...

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Crossroads of Educational Approaches Conference

Crossroads of Educational Approaches 26-30 June 2011 Ljubljana, Slovenia Call for papers! In association with the UNIMA Education, Development and...

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The 16th World Festival of Puppet Theatres

The festival will take place from 16th to 25th September 2011, in Charleville-Mézičres (France). This will be the occasion to celebrate its 50...

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Death of Hubert Roman

Dear Friends, We have just learn the sad news of the death of Hubert Roman, a great personality who worked a lot for the promotion of the art of p...

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Death of Dezso Szilágyi

We are very sad to inform you of the death of Dezso Szilágyi on 8 March 2010. He was director of the Állami Bábszínház for 34 years. Member of the ...

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