Salt & Poppet Theatre consists of Theresa O’Connor, a puppeteer and theatre maker, and Ange Leech, a sculptor and musician. The young energetic artists coordinate seasoned puppet projects combining the construction and performance of puppets, in order to break down boundaries and peel open the envelope of ordinary life.
The pair combined, showcase a broad range of skills covering sculpture, collage, stage management, music and composition, stage and set design, acting and puppet manipulation,
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theatre making and stop motion animation. Puppetry styles include hand puppets, shadow puppets, tabletop puppets, object theatre and large scale puppets.
The talented duo have worked both independently and together in various regions across Australia, from some of Australia’s most remote Indigenous communities to MONA FOMA, where they created an animation work to support Neil Gaiman's The Sleeper and The Spindle, with illustrations by Chris Riddell.
Our work is daring and different; combining ...