Salt and Poppet Theatre is a Melbourne based puppetry studio, spreading it’s spice across the country. We create seasoned puppet projects combining the construction and performance of puppets, in order to break down boundaries and peel open the envelope of ordinary life.
Our work is daring and different; combining art forms to create new and exciting work both with and for, young and old alike.
ASSOCIATE ARTISTS ANGE LEECH, sculptor, animator and musician BRENDAN BACON, actor and puppeteer DAN GORONSZY, puppeteer and dramaturg DAVID FRANZKE, sound designer and composer NEIL GAIMAN, writer TOM McKEAND, sound designer, music technology specialist and musician JUSTINE WARNER, puppeteer, puppet maker and workshop facilitator
Together we showcase a broad range of skills covering sculpture & puppet making, collage & paper engineering, music & composition, acting & puppet manipulation, writing, theatre making, community engagement, stage management and stop motion animation.