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Puppetry and Movement Director

Finn Caldwell


Finn is a director, designer and performer; he is coartistic director of Gyre & Gimble, a theatre company specialising in puppetry. For Gyre & Gimble, as CoDirector/Puppet Designer, credits include: The Four Seasons: 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: The Ocean at the end of the Lane (National Theatre/West End), 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 Enfants 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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