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Puppet Designer

Max Humphries

Max Humphries is a puppeteer and theatre maker. His work takes inspiration from the Bunraku puppet school of Japan, the automata of 18th & 19th century Europe and the drama theory of Edward Gordon Craig. Known for his experimental mechanisms and novel puppet forms, he has produced work for the National Theatre, Royal Opera House, Royal Ballet, Théâtre du Châtelet  NY Met, LA Philharmonic, Little Bulb Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith, Little Angel, Headlong and Figurteateret i Nordland as well as being Chief Puppet Designer for Cirque du Soleil's LUZIA.

He is proud to be puppeteer in residence at the Farnham Maltings.


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