From the tiny to the giant, Thingumajig Theatre’s lovingly created puppets come to life before your eyes. Be it indoor puppet show or outdoor spectacle, we weave magical narrative into distinctive visual style. Our puppets connect with all age ranges to transcend the everyday with their unique spirit, inviting audiences on a journey through story, emotion and imagination.
- Ghost Caribou
In GHOST CARIBOU, Thingumajig Theatre’s new night-time street act, giant illuminated creatures, part caribou, part spirit, roam a mystical world after dark, accompanied by a wild herdsperson. As they…
- Santa Barbara Giants (USA)
In February and March 2018, we were invited to lead a two-week giant puppet workshop in Santa Barbara, California. With the support of the Squire Foundation,
- Roztoky Carnival (Czech Republic)
In January and February, 2018, we were invited by Sdružení Roztoč in Roztoky, outside of Prague, Czech Republic to lead a two-week giant lantern making workshop. We worked…
- Kit and Caboodle
KIT AND CABOODLE With miniature puppet shows inside a big, rolling mule puppet, the timeless theme of migration is packaged up in Thingumajig’s latest street act, KIT AND CABOODLE. A…
- Thingumajig TheatreMonday, August 19th, 2019 at 9:42pmFantastic week teaching intro to #puppetry to a new group of POC artists in Minneapolis, USA for Monkeybear's Harmolodic Workshop. Last 7 days, I've been teaching the basics of table top, object, hand, rod, shadow puppets and masks. Kurt Hunter taught marionettes. Next, this crew will make their own 5-min piece for this winter. 4th year of this program--lots of exciting puppet projects led by POC artist brewing in the Twin Cities...Thingumajig TheatreTuesday, August 13th, 2019 at 4:41amAndrew is back in Minneapolis, USA teaching a week-long intro to #puppetry to POC/BAME artists. Will cover table top, hand, rod, string, shadow puppets and masks and have a sharing on day 7. These artists will then be supported to make their own 5 minute piece in the spring.Thingumajig TheatreFriday, August 9th, 2019 at 5:59pmWe're excited to be a part of the Puppet Parlour at Shambala Festival 23-25 August!Thingumajig TheatreWednesday, August 7th, 2019 at 7:52pmRepost from Black Country Touring: We’re supporting Go Play Sandwell to bring Thingumajig Theatre to parks this week as part of National Play Week.
Today @ Lightwoods Park 11:30am & 1:20pm. Thursday @ Brunswick Park 12pm & 2pm, Friday @ Haden Hill 12pm & 2pm.
There are lots of other things to do, go and have a look!
- Monday, August 19th, 2019 at 7:13pm
Thank you for a lovely @justsofestival @WWconsortium a bit muddy under hoof but nothing #GhostCaribou can’t handle! #outdoorarts #giantpuppets https://t.co/TNA8gyb3ioMonday, August 19th, 2019 at 6:46pm
Fantastic week teaching intro to #puppetry to a new group of POC artists in Minneapolis, USA. 4th year I've this 7-day puppetry intensive--lots of exciting puppet projects led by POC artist brewing in the Twin Cities... https://t.co/SjpWID3GA2
Fantastic week teaching intro to #puppetry to a new group of POC artists in Minneapolis, USA. 4th year I've this 7-day puppetry intensive--lots of exciting puppet projects led by POC artist brewing in the Twin Cities... pic.twitter.com/SjpWID3GA2— Thingumajig Theatre (@ThingumaTheatre) August 19, 2019
- Spring Ugly Ducking Tour
We’re in full-on build mode here at Thingumajig for the debut tour of Ugly Duckling! The papier mache is flying, ducklings keep appearing out of nowhere, songs and script…
- Autumn 2014 Tour
We’re off! A 28-venue tour of “A November Day”, which follows a woman’s discovery of the story of her grandfather, a survivor of WW1. The show was…
We had a fantastic time bringing a larger team of artists to Hamburg to be a part of the STAMP Festival Parades. STAMP is a weekend street…
Giant puppets at a massive music festival on an island in Budapest? Why not! For the first time, we crated our giant puppets and flew to meet them for…