Welcome to Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre
Firmly established, CLYDEBUILT is a leading Scottish Puppet Theatre Company. Clydebuilt is a partnership between Steve Smart and Leigh McCalister who formed The Company in 1987. The company tour throughout the UK and Europe. Clydebuilt have also toured to the Middle East, and visited China in 2008/2009 and 2010.
COVID UPDATE, CLYDEBUILT ARE READY TO TOUR IN 2021 IF GOVT GUIDLINES ALLOW. ALL BOOKINGS CAN BE POSTPONED TO ANOTHER DAY IF REQUIRED.
SCHOOLS – SHORT PERFORMANCES OUTDOORS FOR BUBBLE GROUPS FROM APRIL
VENUES – PUPPET MAKING VIDEOS ON ALL ASPECTS OF PUPPET MAKING FOR YOU TO STREAM FROM YOUR VENUE FOR FAMILY AUDIENCES. WHY NOT BOOK:
THE MAKING OF THE GINGERBREAD MAN STORY FROM START TO FINISH
ROD PUPPET MAKING AND MOVEMENT FROM START TO FINISH
NEWS – STORIES JUST IN CASE – OUTDOOR THEATRE has been awarded funding. Supported by the national Lottery through Creative Scotland. This show will be able to tour from April 2021 when restrictions allow.
PLEASE EMAIL US WITH ANY ENQUIRIES. WE WILL OF COURSE BE FITTING IN WITH GOVT GUIDELENES ON SOCIAL DISTANCING – FULL RISK ASSESSMENT AVAILABLE
Designed for theatres and adapted for schools, both shows and workshops can also enhance school projects and we put creativity at the very heart of our production programme.
Performances are suitable for theatres, festivals, schools, art galleries and family events. we are a very friendly adaptable company who love to talk to the audience after the show and many of our public shows welcome family audiences, with adults and children enjoying performances together. We are a touring company who bring our shows to you in your own community
SCOTTISH NURSERY SCHOOLS – Shorter shows for small bubble groups
FESTIVALS – We have some shows suitable for festivals from Book Festivals to Music Festivals. Some can be performed in tents, we will also have STORIES …… JUST IN CASE for outdoor events in 2021
CHRISTMAS 2021 – LOST BEAR’S CHRISTMAS ON TOUR
Scottish Theatres and schools – booking now for 2021 LOST BEAR
Hello from Leigh and Steve at Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre we are usually on tour throughout the UK and Europe.
We normally bring our shows to you in your own community. Due to the coronavirus outbreak we want to continue to bring our work to you at home, so we have created PUPPET SNIPPETS for you to make puppets in the comfort of your own home!
The children loved it and the staff love the way you interact with the children
Fascinating, Captivating, Amazing, Funny, Entertaining, Educational, Interactive, Inspiring, Informative, Professional Ensemble, Inventive, Really enjoyed the superb use of puppetry, illustration, shadow art and sculpture. Thank you
Absolutely loved it, congratulations to the team for putting on a brilliant show
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