This is a “watch at home” class to cover for a day when I have to miss. Rationale: All of the plays we read in Text Analysis are written for human characters; however, there are many works being written and created for puppets, both 2D and 3D. Enjoy!
I saw Manual Cinema’s ADA/AVA at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and was gobsmacked.
The Genius Puppetry behind War Horse
I’ve seen over a thousand productions and can say with certainty that War Horse is in my top ten theatre experiences.
I’ve included this just because I’m fascinated with the techniques used to “humanize” puppets.