Festival Mondial des Théâtres de Marionnettes
  • Hopeful Monster · Écosse

Hopeful Monsters

Past event
© Hopeful Monster
  • Saturday 23 September, 15:00-15:40, Le Forum
  • Saturday 23 September, 21:00-21:40, Le Forum
  • Sunday 24 September, 11:00-11:40, Le Forum
  • Sunday 24 September, 17:00-17:40, Le Forum


From 5 years old

Without words

  • Objects theatre

The puppeteers use their hands to create striking effects. The show presents a history of evolution, on a black background and with original music. Hands morph into wonderful creatures, and once in
a while, a hopeful monster is born, leading its species on unexpected evolutionary paths.

Design and performance: Bori Mezo, Ella Mackay, Eti Meacock
Music: Michael Hyland
Lighting: Anja Bryan-Smith, Topher Dagg
Lighting design: Sarah Wright, Marty Langthorne, Topher Dagg
Producer: Isabel Sharman 

Supported by Creative Scotland, Cumbernauld Theatre at Lanterhouse, Curious School of Puppetry, Tron Theatre, Moving Parts Arts