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Meet the Puppeteers Q&A Alison McGowan

Alison McGowan / PuppetShip CIC



Alison McGowan has an extensive puppetry career spanning over 20 years working in theatre, film and television as well as in educational and community settings. Alison has worked in the West End of London as a puppeteer for Improbable Theatre (2001); for CBeebies as ‘Tamba’ on Tikkabilla (2002-2003) and most recently as a puppeteer on ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ for Lucasfilm (2018); ‘Solo’ for Lucasfilm (2017) and ‘The Dark Crystal’ for Netflix (2018).

PuppetShip CIC was awarded the Unlimited Millennium Award in 2005 to set up one of the first Community Interest Companies in the North East. PuppetShip creates puppetry performances and workshops for a wide range of audiences across the North East and nationally. PuppetShip is currently developing its remit in Arts and Health towards therapeutic applications of puppetry, since Alison qualified as a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist in 2018.

30 mins

Ages 12+

FREE! (no booking required)

Thu 4th April, 6:00pm



Northern Stage

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