A new vision for puppetry

Traditionally, puppetry conjures up images of marionettes and Punch and Judy shows. But while the more conventional forms of the art form are still embraced and developed world-wide, the visions festival in Brighton has begun to curate more contemporary performances involving puppetry, further developed under the direction of visions Executive and Creative Director, Linda Lewis.
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Traditionally, puppetry conjures up images of marionettes and Punch and Judy shows.
But while the more conventional forms of the art are still embraced and developed world-wide, the visions festival in Brighton has begun to curate more contemporary performances involving puppetry, further developed under the direction of visions Artistic and Executive Director, Linda Lewis.

‘What we are trying to do is to bring the performer much more into the picture to become an integral part of the show,’ Lewis explains.

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Michelle Draper
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Michelle lived and worked in Rome and London as a freelance feature writer for two and a half years before returning to Australia to take up the position of Head Writer for Arts Hub UK. She was inspired by thousands of years of history and art in Rome, and by London's pubs. Michelle holds a BA in Journalism from RMIT University, and also writes for Arts Hub Australia.
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