String Bean Puppets is a Wellington puppet company dedicated to sharing the wonder and magic of puppetry. Anna is a traveling puppeteer and as well as performing locally in a variety of settings she has traveled extensively overseas to Street Theatre Festivals, Puppet festivals, Children’s Theatre Festivals and Fringe Festivals.
Anna performs intimate and lyrical string puppet shows, raucous slapstick Pulcinella shows, interactive walkabout characters and mobile puppet shows.
She is an experienced street performer transforming spaces into magical worlds, surprising and delighting unsuspecting public. She can also perform in indoor and theatre spaces. Her performances are enjoyed by all ages from preschoolers to adults.
She also runs a variety of workshops from professional development creative communication workshops, manipulation and construction courses for adults, professional development workshops for teachers, to a variety of workshops for primary students and preschoolers.