Deborah Hunt is a specialist in the building and theatrical use of masks and puppets; puppeteer and performance artist since 1973 creating and presenting original theatre works and workshops in many parts of the world. She is the director of Maskhunt Motions, a nomadic laboratory of the performing object. Born and raised in New Zealand, she has resided in Puerto Rico since 1990 where she has created the 1st and 2nd Festivals of the Theatrical Mask, The Encounter of the Performing Object, Caminalumina: 1st and 2nd Festivals of Light and Shadow, and Sobre la mesa, a small format adult puppetry challenge now in its 13th edition. She de- scribes her work as theatre of the futile and useless and interest- ed in performing in unconventional places and to very intimate audiences. She has written and illustrated Puppets, Puppetry and Gogmagog (a manual of puppet building) and Masks, Masked Faces (a manual of mask making).
11. June 2022
Kr. 120 / 60
Work in progress Deborah Hunt,
New Zealand/Puerto Rico
Performer, theatre maker, puppeteer and text: Deborah Hunt
Duration: 50 min. - Performed in English
An unsuccessful clairvoyant travels, carrying all her be- longings with her. She has a letter of recommendation but no one to give it to. A concern is extinction; another is the next meal. What do the cards hold for her?
This work is an experiment for Deborah Hunt exploring a new kind of mask and some uncooperative puppets.
3 - 12 June 2022
An international theatre festival for women in contemporary theatre. This year’s festival theme is
The Splendour of the Ages
Theatre - Women - Courage.
The Transit Festival has existed since 1995 and it is part of The Magdalena Project, an international network of women in theatre created to enable women to produce work that more profoundly reflects their own experience. The festival is directed by Julia Varley, actress of Odin Teatret.