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Associate Puppet Designer

Caroline Bowman

Caroline trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and began working with Nick Barnes in 2010. As associate puppet designer credits include: The Butterfly Lion (Chichester Festival Theatre); Dr. Dolittle (national tour); Sawdah Um Halag (Dubai Expo). Puppet making credits include The Little Prince (Fuel Theatre); The Lorax (Old Vic); The Ring (Lyric Opera of Chicago); Firebird (BBC Proms); Gnomus (BBC Proms); Madam Butterfly (ENO), Beauty and the Beast (Chichester Festival Theatre), Mr Popper’s Pengins (National tour), First Hippo on the Moon (national tour); Nils (swiss tour), and Disney.

Other design credits include: The Lips (Puppets with Guts); Citizen Squid (Puppets with Guts); Tomten (Old Saw); Noggin the Nog (Third Party Productions); Un-Cuckoo (The Rainbow Collectors). Other puppet making credits include: El Gato Con Botas (Blind Summit/ Gotham Chamber Opera); The Four Seasons (Gyre and Gimble/ The Globe), The Grinning Man (Gyre and Gimble/ Bristol old Vic); The Wicker Husband (Finn Caldwell/ watermill Theatre). Film credits include: Isle of Dogs (Wes Anderson, 2018); Frankenweenie (Tim Burton, 2012); Fantastic Mr Fox (Wes Anderson, 2009). Puppetry advisor for Aitor Throup (London Fashion Week 2016); YOLO (ITV Fixers, 2013).

Performer credits include: the London Olympic Opening Ceremony (2012); The Magic Flute (Bregenz Festspielhaus, 2013); War Horse (New London Theatre, 2014/15); Charlie and Lola’s Best Bestest Play (international tour, 2010-2016); The Looker (Sabotage Theatre 2017); Jack (Gary Freedman short film, 2020). She is currently in Romania shooting a feature film.

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