Applications open for 2019 FirstHand Puppetry Artist Training Program (WA)

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre is inviting applications from artists to join the 2019 FirstHand Puppetry Artist Training Program. The program commences in Feb 2019 with opportunities for training, mentorship and development before entering a puppetry performance project.

FirstHand offers training in the creation of puppetry and is suited to applicants with a strong skills base in performing for new theatre. Ideally you will have completed an undergraduate degree in a related field, but consideration will be given to applicants with a demonstrable level of other training or relevant experience.

FirstHanders will join a full-time training intensive (fee-free) in the last week of February 2019 with Artistic Director Philip Mitchell and Associate Director Michael Barlow. A two-week (part-time) mentorship follows leading to two weeks (full-time) paid engagement to create a short new devised performance in collaboration with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre.

For more details, please visit the Spare Parts webpage.