Puppet Notebook Issue 18
News from around the UK with advanced notice of Symposium on Applied Puppetry at the Little Angel, 'Puppet as Performer" Workshop by Gavin Glover of Faulty Optic, Puppets on Film Festival etc. Features include Carole Guidicelli on Kefar Nahum by Compagnie Mossoux-Bonte; Marie Garre Nicoara on "Presence in Fragments: The Performer-Puppeteer in Theatre de la Licorne and Point-Zero"; Randy Ginsburg on Site Specific Puppets in Beirut's abandoned train stations. There is also an Interview with Noriko Nishimoto, Artistic Director of Spare Parts Puppet Theatre in Fremantle, western Australia. Isabel Lyster reports back from a puppet festival in St Pertersburg, August-September 2010. Penny Francis reviews a new puppet adaptation of Bulgakov's "A Dog's Heart" (1927) by Complicite and Blind Summit produced by the Netherlands Opera. Finally Karen Karin Rosenberg reviews the latest creation by object theatre director, Gyula Molnar of Hungary. The last section includes the usual selected diary of forthcoming events in the UK and Internationally; flagging up the forthcoming 16th World Festival of Puppet Theatres in Charleville-Mezieres 16-25 September 2011 and the 21st Congress of UNIMA to be held in Chengdu, China, 28 May-4 June 2012. A4. 28 pages. 24 black and white photographs.