Glyndebourne – Politician Test Puppet

Made and painted to test materials and mechanism for puppeteer casting workshop for Glyndebourne Opera’s 2019 Festival production of Die Zauberflote, direction and design by Barbe & Doucet and puppet design by Patrick Martel.

Plywood legs and twinwall head and torso, canvassed and hand painted. Pivot joints at hip, neck and shoulder. Made to be free-standing to allow puppeteer to stand behind and operate.