Based in Cape Town, South Africa, the company provides an artistic home and professional base for a core group of performers, designers, theatre artists and technicians.  Handspring’s work has been presented in more than 30 countries around the world.

  • The National Theatre's War Horse. The new Equity network aims to forge closer links between puppeeters and the union. Photo: Brinkhoff/Mogenburg

Puppeteers network set up to grease Equity relations

Original article by Matthew Hemley - Sep 16, 2016 Puppeteers are joining together to form a network that will help them work more closely with [...]

  • Chris Jackson | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images

The horses from ‘War Horse’ sell for $90,000 at auction

Anmar Frangoul | Special to Original puppets from one of the most successful theater shows in recent memory have sold for £68,000 ($90,046) at [...]

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Upcoming Performances

Il Riturno d’Ulisse Potsdam, Germany

June 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - June 11, 2017 @ 10:00 pm

War Horse – UK Tour – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

September 17, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - October 14, 2017 @ 11:00 pm

War Horse – UK Tour – Bristol Hippodrome Theatre

October 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am - November 11, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The Return of Ulysses – New York, NY

November 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - November 16, 2017 @ 10:00 pm

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