Manipulate Blog

Finding perfection in the imperfections (Roisin Kelly) 26/02/2015
Thomas Hicks: Music and Moving Images: Experiments and Explorations   Thomas Hicks is an award-winni...

Three’s  a Crowd (Roisin Kelly) 23/02/2015
Scottish company All or Nothing present Three’s a Crowd, an aerial dance and circus exploration of t...

Dance of the Magnetic Ballerina: Sam Kenyon considers 23/02/2015
Magnetism is a phenomenon of invisible forces; of attraction and repulsion, of torque and spin, cont...

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innovative international theatre and film

Puppet Animation Scotland is dedicated to the advocacy for, and the development and celebration of visual theatre, puppetry and animation in Scotland.

Through our manipulate programme Scottish theatre artists and animators have the opportunity to engage meaningfully with creativity of the highest quality from around the world.

In the seven years since our first festival in Dundee manipulate has presented the theatre and film of international artists from: Armenia, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Spain, Sweden and the USA.


SIMON HART Artistic Director

JEN WHITE Festivals and Projects Manager

AILIE CRERAR Festivals and Projects Administrator

The above image is from 2011 Oscar nominated short film 'The Silence Beneath the Bark', directed by Joanna Lurie.