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 NOT CURRENTLY WHIZZING AROUND THE COUNTRYSIDE, BUT WILL BE BACK ON THE ROAD WHEN WE CAN BE. PLEASE EMAIL US WITH ANY ENQUIRIES.
AT PRESENT CHECK OUT OUR PUPPET SNIPPETS – PUPPET MAKING VIDEOS FOR THE HOME on YOUtube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpGg4oBI1Z2-zpwivLmwoRQ
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 SCHOOLS – performances avaibable on curriculum themes: VIKINGS, ANCIENT EGYPT (MAGIC OF THE MUMMY) and DINOSAUR DETECTIVES.
SCOTTISH NURSERY SCHOOLS – GINGERBREAD MAN’S CHRISTMAS – our Gingerbread Man story has a Christmas Twist for December shows. All other tradition tales also available throughout the school year as well as December 2020
FESTIVALS – We have some shows suitable for festivals from Book Festivals to Music Festivals. Some can be performed in tents, but only THE WOLF’S TEA PARTY can be performed outside.
English Theatres – booking now for 2021 LOST BEAR
Scottish Theatres and schools – booking now for 2020 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
Check out our Vimeo Channel for more videos