Puppets Behind the Scenes : War Horse

“We bring the horse to life. It’s living, breathing, thinking, feeling… and we convince you that the puppeteers don’t exist. That’s when the magic begins. Only then can we tell the story.”

‘War Horse’ is an astounding, award-winning stage show that has introduced many people around the world to the wonders of puppetry. Each full-size horse is controlled by three puppeteers, and it’s a whole lot more than just moving the horse to the right place…

* Horse puppets by the Handspring Puppet Company, Horse Choreography by Toby Sedgwick, Adapted by Nick Stafford from the book by Michael Morpugo, A National Theatre Production

Image from Wikimedia Creative Commons

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