is about making the impossible possible.
It is a
magic world that stimulates the imagination and
It is an ancient art form
that is continually reinventing itself, never losing its
power to connect us to what is essential in the joy and drama of
The Sydney Puppet Theatre has toured widely
around Australia and overseas. Primarily we create and perform
what we call "Theatre of Delight" for the family audience.
The company also creates works for adults either in theatres or
for cabaret or parlour.
We recently created new short work titled "The Right and
Left of Art" for the first Sydney Puppet Slam at the Delmar
Gallery in Ashfield. It got a great response.
(The Sydney Puppet
Theatre is not available for children's birthday parties in
by Kate Herbert, Herald Sun, July 7, 2017 (extract)
"Nella’s Wings is one of the joys of the Puppet Festival ... This simple
tale of dreams and flight engages and entrances the littlies ..."
from Anne Gault, Librarian, Grenfell NSW
"Sue and Steve were very skilled and professional in
performances and I was particularly impressed by Sue's ability to engage
with the children.
I highly recommend the puppet-making workshop. Here,
children ranging in age from 3 (she sneaked in with her brothers) to 14
totally engrossed in the activity and were so proud of their creations.
Instructions were clear, all materials provided and the structure
for Steve to 'tidy up' while the children enjoyed a final 'show and
under Sue's guidance. The children are still talking about their
extract from review by Jess McLean for Sydney
puppets and rocking tunes combine to make a very watchable show. Small
one was enthralled the entire half hour, only breaking concentration to
see if the boy sitting next to him was enjoying it as much as he was.
The Sydney Puppet Theatre ably executed the art of entertaining a room
full of small children last Sunday in their Power Puppets Show."
The Sydney Puppet Theatre builds puppets for outside
clients including -
the Magic Pudding for
Coco (except head and costume)
Australian Theatre for
for Murray Raine
for ctc production of Mr Stink, Sydney
Sue Wallace has just received an award for
Acting/Puppetry Excellence performing in
"Nella's Wings" at the 24th Subotica
International Children's Theatre Festival, SERBIA.
for Sydney Puppet Theatre at
ImaginArta - the
Australian Puppet Centre
Sutton Forest Hall
Highway, Sutton Forest
"A Package for Granny"
Oct 29 and Nov 5, 12, 19 & 26 at 11 am
INTERNATIONAL TOURING IS
We have just returned from a fabulous tour
performing "Nella's Wings" at International Children's Theatre Festivals
in Subotica and Grocka in SERBIA and Iasi in ROMANIA.
receiving an award for
Acting/Puppetry Excellence at the 24th Subotica
Festival in Serbia
the Australian Ambassador to Serbia in Grocka, an historic
town near Belgrade
really superb theatre in Iasi, Romania
really well crafted puppet shows and meeting puppetry
artists from around the world
helping puppeteer Brad Shur from the USA
make 101 cardboard workshop puppets for which he created
this gift -