Manipulate Blog

The Seas of Organillo (Phil Wilson) 03/03/2014
It’s somewhat difficult to pinpoint exactly what’s taking place between Stephen Mottram’s bizarre aq...

Bestiaires (Phil Wilson) 03/03/2014
It turns out Cupid is a comically jaded, peroxide blond. Contrary to many a sickly sweet painting, t...

Torn (review by Liv Klingert) 16/02/2014
Torn is performed with great sincerity and humour. Although it deals with the trials of infatuation ...

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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

FAY BUTLER Festivals and Projects Administrator

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