Glyndebourne – Serpent

Giant serpent puppet made alongside Melissa Coe, Clive Ventris, Natalie Ryan, Jenny Wheeler, Ruby Matthews, Emma Douglas and the props team at Glyndebourne Opera for the 2019 Festival production of Die Zauberflote, direction and design by Barbe & Doucet and puppet design by Patrick Martel.

Over-sized crockery and pans constructed from sheet foam, strung and tensioned on bungee with magnetised break points. Covered in White lycra and decorated with printed willow pattern motifs and hand painting.

Official show photography by Alistair Muir.