MA Puppetry at Wimbledon College of Arts explores and develops the art forms needed for the creation of puppetry.
Working with other students you will design, devise, create and interrogate puppetry. Through research and experimental projects, you will build upon and push current practices.
As an applicant to this course, it is expected that you will have:
a good understanding of the complexities of puppetry as a practice
an awareness of the global reach of this performance tradition
knowledge of both live and recorded uses of puppetry within the entertainment industry.
MA Puppetry sits within a wider portfolio of making and designing courses. Aligned with Wimbledon's expansion into screen, visual effects (VFX) and other augmented reality design, this MA course supports any applied or interdisciplinary applications for the art of puppetry. It also engages with some established traditions of this genre of performance-making.
At Wimbledon, engaging with vocational expertise is central to the development of techniques. You will learn key skills to create work to industry standard.
By the end of the course, you will have developed a professional portfolio. This will communicate your capabilities. It will show flexible and proactive approaches to employment that the field requires. It will also aid progression into further artistic research.