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Volume 11, Issue 1-2
  • ISSN: 2040-2457
  • E-ISSN: 2040-2465


Puppetry is a resilient art form, as has been evidenced by the response of puppeteers to the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Perhaps this is fitting, as puppeteers have a long history of travelling to perform and adapting their performances to changing circumstances. In this report, we provide a sample of puppetry projects that are taking place around the world and some insights from puppeteers on how they are working through COVID-19; using puppetry to teach about COVID-19 and teaching puppetry in general; to entertain and to perform puppetry that is offered as ritual at a time of crisis.


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Keyword(s): collaboration; COVID-19; education; performance; puppetry; resources
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