Alison McGowan | PuppetShip CIC

Puppetry | Theatre | Performance | Design | 3D

'Johnny’s Liver’ - ghost story for adults created for DNA Cabaret at BAC

PuppetShip CIC promotes puppetry and creativity in the North East.
We love puppets and boats!

PuppetShip makes puppets, delivers workshops in schools and provides puppetry training / consultation / puppetry direction for theatre productions. We cater for a wide range of audiences including early years and people with disabilities.

PuppetShip also offers a range of boatbuilding workshops with director Alex Finnegan. Alex won the NIACE North East Project Award 2013 for Tree2Sea Community Boat Building Project. Come and row the boat at Byker Community Rowing Club…

Creative Director Alison McGowan trained in Puppetry at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Alison has experience in many puppetry styles / techniques including shadows, rod, glove, tabletop puppets and object theatre. Alison has worked extensively in theatre, TV and film including ‘Muppets Most Wanted’. She is also a Clown Dr for Tin Arts.

We also offer performances and workshops for children’s parties.