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Designer and director of puppetry, Rachael Canning.

Rachael Canning

Design & Direction of Puppetry

Rachael trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Set and costume design credits include

Pinocchio, A Christmas Carol , Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, Pinocchio (Citizens Theatre); Swanhunter (Opera North/The Wrong Crowd); Hag, Kite, The Girl with the Iron Claws (The Wrong Crowd); Magical Night (Royal Opera House); Mad Forest (Battersea Arts Centre); House (Clean Break); Hansel and Gretel, Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauties, The Snow Tiger (Sherman Cymru); The Tailor’s Daughter (Welsh National Opera); Peter Grimes (Grand Theatre Geneva); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Winnie and Wilbur (Birmingham Rep); Purcell His Ground (English National Opera).

Puppet design and direction credits include

The Jungle Book, Of Mice and Men, Into The Woods, Oliver Twist (Leeds Playhouse); The City Madam (Royal Shakespeare Company); The Three Musketeers and the Princess of Spain (English Touring Theatre/Traverse/Belgrade Theatre, Coventry); Into the Woods, Peter Pan (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre/Public Theatre NYC); The Red Balloon (Royal Opera House); Kes, The Wizard of Oz (Sheffield Crucible); Crocodile Fever (Traverse).