Diploma Courses

The Diploma in Professional Puppetry was established in 1991 and since then it quickly gained its international reputation, attracting students from all over the world who come to the LSP to facilitate their entry into professional life as puppeteers.

Dividing the coursework into discreet and easily accessible modules, each including a balance of practical and academic work giving any puppeteer trained at the London School of Puppetry a strong sense of identity leaving the course full of confidence and passionate for their craft.

Courses

2018/2019 Two types of Bursary available to you. PLEASE APPLY

 Bursaries available for 1. Advanced puppet theatre practice for Derbyshire theatre professionals or those in disability arts. 2. Therapeutic use of puppets especially in dementia care. Educational use of puppets in language and literacy teaching...

How to become a Professional Puppeteer if you are from Abroad. ReCreation Puppet . Apply now for 2019.

Next ReCreation Puppetry Break starts in Summer 2019and is aimed at puppeteers from countries from outside the EU enabling them to get a sound training in professional puppetry. Bursaries available. Combine a ReCreation holiday course in...

How to Become a Puppeteer: Derby. East Midlands. Diploma in Professional Puppetry Starting 5th August 2018

  The Diploma in Professional Puppetry 2018 starts 4th August finishing on 31st August after making, rehearsing and performing types of rod puppet. This Course also contains some shadow work including Burtie’s Method which can...

How to Make, Devise and Perform a Rod Puppetry Show.Derby, East Midlands 4th-31st August 2018

Performance extra! This is an opportunity to make puppets, make a short performance and additionally learn how to adapt or use it in a therapeutic or educational context. Thus you learn about two markets for your...