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Puppetry and Movement Director

Finn Caldwell


Finn is a director, designer and performer; he is co-artistic director of Gyre & Gimble, a theatre company specializing in puppetry.

For Gyre & Gimble, as Co-Director/Puppet Designer, credits include: The Four Reasons: A Reimagining (Shakespeare’s Globe, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse); The Hartlepool Monkey (UK Tour) and The Elephantom (National Theatre/West End).

As Puppet Co-Designer/Director, credits include: The Grinning Man (Bristol Old Vic/West End) and Running Wild (Chichester Festival Theatre/Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre/UK Tour).

As Director of Puppetry and Movement, credits include: Angels in America (National Theatre/Broadway); The Light Princess (National Theatre); War Horse (National Theatre/West End/ International Tour): Groundhog Day (Additional Movement/Old Vic/Broadway); Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (Old Vic); The Bear (Puppetry Director/Pins & Needles); The Tempest (Birmingham Royal Ballet); Alice’s Adventures Underground, Adventures in Wonderland (Les Enfant Terrible); Ariodante (Festival Aix); Dream Space (Shakespeare’s Globe); Rubies in the Attic (Riverside Studios); Shrek: The Musical (West End); Climate (Guildhall Theatre) and Tom Thumb (Edinburgh Festival/Tour).  

As Director, credits include: Ex Machina (National Institute of Dramatic Art, Australia); The First Hippo on the Moon (Co-Director/Designer/Les Petits Theatre Company) and Lardo (Old Red Lion).

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