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Raven Kaliana

Raven Kaliana

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2017 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Adult Puppet Makers Course
Little Angel Theatre
Little Angel Studios
2017 Workshop Facilitator
Education
Adult Puppet Makers Course
Little Angel Theatre
2017 Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow Workshop
Puppet (R)Evolution
Overley Hall
2017 Workshop Facilitator
Education
Resilience Workshop
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Prince's Trust at City College Brighton
2017 Costume Maker for Marionettes
Film
Twins from the Future
Tony Sinnett
2017 Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow Animation Workshop
Puppet (R)Evolution
City College Brighton & Hove
2017 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
City College Brighton & Hove
2017 Seminar Leader
Education
How Art Can Change the World
Puppet (R)Evolution
City College Brighton & Hove
2017 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Puppet (R)Evolution
Kingston University Masters in Social Work
2017 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Puppet (R)Evolution
Kingston University BA Social Work
2017 Puppet Maker
Theatre
Tabletop Puppet & Shadow Puppetry
for Salimah & the Living Tree w/Vivien Ellis
2017 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Puppet (R)Evolution
Dragon Cafe
2017 Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow Puppetry & Settings
Dragon Cafe
Dragon Cafe
2017 Puppet Maker
Theatre
5 Puppets for Where the River Runs
Ben Miles
Full House Theatre Company
National Tour
2017 Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis Puppets
Folkmanis-Europe
Toy Fair London, Kensington Olympia
2017 Animator, Puppeteer, Audience Discussion Facilitator
Film
Stories of Healing
Charlie Ryder Productions
Dragon Cafe
2017 Workshop Facilitator
Education
Character Hand Puppets
Dragon Cafe
Dragon Cafe
2016 Animator, Puppet Maker
Film
The Art of Ubuntu
Charlie Ryder Productions
2016 Workshop Facilitator
Education
Needle-Felted Puppets Workshop
Puppet (R)Evolution
Lick Warehouse
2016 Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow Animation for Film & Theatre Workshop
Puppet (R)Evolution
Lick Warehouse
2016 Animator
Film
The Night Before Christmas
Harriet Hardie
Full House Theatre Company
Luton Library Theatre
2016 Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow Theatre Workshop
Puppet (R)Evolution
Dormers Wells High School
2016 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Dormers Wells High School
2016 Puppet Maker
Theatre
The Night Before Christmas
Harriet Hardie
Full House Theatre Company
Luton Library Theatre
2016 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Roehampton University
2016 Workshop Facilitator
Education
Needle Felted Puppets Workshop
Maple Studio
2016 Workshop Facilitator
Education
Shadow Theatre Workshop
Overley Hall
2016 Storyboard Artist
Film
The Art of Ubuntu
Charlie Ryder
Charlie Ryder Productions
2016 Puppet Maker
Theatre
The Suitcase Kid
Bethany Dawson
Emanuel Theatre Company
The Space - Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2016 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Kites Children's Services
2016 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Mosaic Foster Care
2016 Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Love vs Trauma
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Little Angel Theatre
2016 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Love vs Trauma Puppetry Workshop
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School
2016 Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Love vs Trauma
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School
2016 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Love vs Trauma Puppetry Workshop
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Brighton Youth Centre
2016 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Kingston University - Masters in Social Work
2016 Shadow Puppet Designer & Puppeteer
Theatre
Bom-Banimals
Jane Bom-Bane
Bom-Bane's Family Players
Bom-Bane's
2016 Puppet Maker
Theatre
18 Puppets for Fables for a Boy
Ryan Duncan
Sandvaer Group
Lost Theatre
2016 Animator
Film
Fables for a Boy
Ryan Duncan
Sandvaer Group
Lost Theatre
2016 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Fables for a Boy
Ryan Duncan
Sandvaer Group
Lost Theatre
2016 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
NOTA Conference
2016 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Shadow Puppetry & Mask Workshop
Interakt Community Theatre
Phoenix Centre
2016 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Making Connections Workshops
Corn Exchange Newbury
Corn Exchange Newbury
2016 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Kingston University - BA Social Work
2016 Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis Puppets
Folkmanis-Europe
Kensington Olympia
2016 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Adult Puppet Makers Course
Little Angel Theatre
2015 Documentary Subject, Puppeteer, Associate Producer
TV
Unmasking Modern Slavery (pilot)
Vicky Hart
Hart in Media
2012 - 2015 Documentary Subject, Puppeteer, Puppet Maker, Painter, Digital Background Designer
Film
Stories of Healing
Charlie Ryder
Charlie Ryder Productions
2015 Puppeteer
Theatre
Saippuakivikauppias Joulana
Jane Bom-Bane
Bom-Bane's Family Players
Bom-Bane's
2015 Puppet Maker
Theatre
2 Puppets for Elves & the Shoemaker
Harriet Hardie
Full House Theatre Company
Luton Library Theatre
2015 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
University of Puerto Rico - Journalists' Seminar
2015 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Dormers Wells High School
2015 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Puppetry Workshop
Concord High Drama
Concord High School
2015 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival
2015 Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis Puppets
Folkmanis-Europe
Kensington Olympia
2015 Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Love vs Trauma
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Little Angel Theatre
2015 Puppet Maker
Theatre
5 Puppets for A Pocketful of Grimms
Julia Black & Adam Forde
Story Pocket Theatre
Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh
2015 Puppet Maker
Theatre
4 Puppets for Lullaby Lane
Chris Elwell
Half Moon Theatre
Half Moon Theatre
2015 Puppet Maker
Theatre
9 Puppets for Outdoor Productions
Philip Stevens
Chapterhouse Open Air Theatre Company
2015 Puppet Maker
Theatre
5 Puppets for The Bravest Mouse
Harriet Hardie
Full House Theatre Company
2015 Co-Producer, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer, Editor
Film
Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress
Raven Kaliana
Co-Producers: Charlie Ryder, Sue Hanisch & Raven Kaliana
2015 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Innocence in Danger
Bellevue Hotel, Gstaad
2015 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
NOTA
Angel View Inn
2015 Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis Puppets
Folkmanis-Europe
Kensington Olympia
2015 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Adult Puppet Makers Course
Little Angel Theatre
2014 Puppet Maker
Theatre
Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
2014 Puppet Maker
Theatre
A Christmas Carol
Full House Theatre Company
Luton Library Theatre
2014 Puppet Maker
Theatre
King Lear
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
2014 Puppetry Workshop Assistant
Education
Gruffalo Tabletop Puppets
Little Angel Theatre
St. Margaret's Lee School
2014 Puppeteer
Film
Stories of Healing
Charlie Ryder
2014 Puppet Maker
Theatre
The Master & Margarita
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts
2014 Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis Puppets
Folkmanis-Europe
Kensington Olympia
2014 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Relate Medway
King Charles Hotel
2014 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Object & Shadow Puppetry for The Tempest
Present Moment
2014 Puppet Maker
Film
6 Marionettes for Fashion Film
Ruka Yagihara
2014 Puppet Maker
TV
5 Marionettes for TV Commercial
Tonic International
2014 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Shadow Puppetry for Biography & Autobiography
Puppet (R)Evolution Theatre Company
2014 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Intro to Shadow Puppetry for Film & Theatre
Puppet (R)Evolution Theatre Company
2014 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
United Nations - New York
Commission on the Status of Women event
2014 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
New York University
Brittany Hall
2014 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Shadow Puppetry for Communication
Titeretada Puppet Festival
Theatre Y No Habia Luz, Puerto Rico
2014 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
University of Puerto Rico
Titeretada Puppet Festival
2014 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Titeretada Puppet Festival
Theatre Y No Habia Luz, Puerto Rico
2014 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Adult Puppet Makers Course - Hand Puppets
Little Angel Theatre
2014 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Innocence in Danger
Palace Hotel, Gstaad, Switzerland
2014 Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis-Europe
Folkmanis Puppets
Kensington Olympia
2013 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
United Nations - Geneva
Universal Children's Day Event
2013 Puppeteer
Film
Promotional Videos
Couveture
2013 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Shadow Puppet Workshop
Puppet (R)Evolution
Copenhagen International School
2013 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Puppet (R)Evolution
Bornholm Puppet Festival, Denmark
2013 Puppet Maker / Puppetry Workshop Leader
Theatre
Shockheaded Peter
Bedales School
Bedales School
2012 - 2013 Puppeteer
Theatre
Platero Y Yo
Mike Maran Productions
Training and 2013 Scotland tour
2013 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Shadow Box Theatres
Little Angel Theatre
Islington Museum
2013 Puppet Maker
Film
The Fool's Burden
David Newell
Sedbergh Drama
2013 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Family Puppet Making
H2Oh! Productions
Emporium Theatre
2013 Documentary Subject, Puppeteer
Film
BACA & Raven Kaliana
BACA Meaningful Jewellery
2013 Puppet Maker, Puppeteer, Storyboard Artist
Film
Stories of Healing
Charlie Ryder
2013 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Event
Hooray for Hollywood
Puppet (R)Evolution
Initiatives of Change UK
2013 Puppetry Consultant, Lead Puppeteer
Film
Bound
ShowStudio
ShowStudio
2013 Puppeteer (Green Screen)
Film
Stories of Healing
Charlie Ryder
2013 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Adult Puppet Makers Course - Hand Puppets
Little Angel Theatre
2013 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Copenhagen Puppet Festival
2013 Puppeteer
Film
Paul by CJ Martin (music video)
Tony Sinnett
2013 Documentary Subject, Puppeteer
Film
No Strings
Davinia Levene-Dillon & Luke Middleton
Davinia Levene-Dillon & Luke Middleton
2013 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Intro to Tabletop Puppetry
Sedbergh School
2013 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Other
Intro to Shadow Puppetry Workshops
Sedbergh School
2013 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Town Hall
2013 Puppetry Workshop Assistant
Other
Shadow Puppetry Workshop
Little Angel Theatre
William Patten Primary School
2013 Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis-Europe
Folkmanis Puppets
Earl's Court
2012 Puppeteer
Film
Happy by Kate Fuller (music video)
Tony Sinnett
Music Video
2012 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Intro to Shadow Puppetry
Puppet (R)Evolution
Antenna Studios
2012 Performer, Puppeteer
Event
Zombie Horror Camp@Old Vic Tunnels
Mr Pustra
Old Vic Tunnels
2012 Puppeteer
Film
The River by Kathryn Williams (music video)
Tony Sinnett
Music Video
2012 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Puppet (R)Evolution
Almaty World Puppet Carnival
2012 Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis- Europe
Folkmanis Puppets
Kensington Olympia
2012 Mascot Costume Maker
Theatre
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Fat Kitten Comedy
2012 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Theatre
Puppetry & Biography
Puppet (R)Evolution
3K Studio
2012 Puppeteer
Event
Folkmanis-Europe
Folkmanis Puppets
2011 Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Set Designer
Theatre
Fragile/Sacred
Puppet (R)Evolution
Rosemary Branch Theatre, Suspense Festival
2011 Prop Maker
Other
Photo shoot
Marc "Archie" Arciero (of The Waterboys)
2011 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Amnesty International screening room
2011 Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker
Theatre
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
World Puppet Festival, Charleville France
2011 Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Set Designer
Theatre
Fragile/Sacred
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Svanekegaarden, Bornholm Puppet Festival, Denmark
2011 Puppetry Workshop Assistant
Other
Adult Performers: Marionettes
Little Angel Theatre
2011 Puppeteer, Hand Artist
Other
Very V Team/Fearne Cotton (advert)
Very.co.uk - V Team Recruit
2011 Puppeteer, Hand Artist
Other
Very V Team/Fearne Cotton (advert)
Very.co.uk - V Styler
2011 Puppetry Workshop Assistant
Education
Adult Beginners
Little Angel Theatre
2011 Puppet Maker
Theatre
Clown & Pantaloon (street theatre puppet)
Original Mixture
2011 Puppet Maker
Other
Baba Yaga & the Little Girl/Selfish Giant
Christine Pearson
2009 - 2011 Puppet Maker, Prop Maker, Set Design
Film
14 Marionettes for Clockwork Quartet
Ed Saperia
Clockwork Quartet
2011 Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Film
Prison?
Charlie Ryder
Charlie Ryder
Documentary Film
2010 - 2011 Director, Co-Producer, Screenwriter, Puppet Maker
Film
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Battersea Arts Centre
2011 Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Set Designer
Theatre
Fragile/Sacred
Puppet (R)Evolution
Battersea Arts Centre
2010 Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Film
Reflection
Sharon Locke
Framestore
Framestore
2010 Mask Maker, Prop Maker
Other
Visited (short film)
Anders Tjalve
2010 Puppet Maker
Theatre
York Mystery Plays
St. Peter's School
Dean's Park
2010 Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker
Theatre
Hooray for Hollywood
Raven Kaliana
Puppet (R)Evolution
Rosemary Branch Theatre
2009 Documentary Subject, Puppetry Director, Puppet Maker
Film
Shadow Plays
Directed by Gina Aldana
Documentary Film
2009 Puppeteer, Puppetry Coach, Puppet & Prop Maker, Animator
Theatre
Midsummer's Night Dream
Deadkat Productions
Rosemary Branch Theatre
2009 Puppeteer, Puppet Maker
Theatre
The Little Dragon
The Shadow Makers
ISZ Shadow Puppetry Festival
2009 Puppetry Workshop Leader
Education
Puppetry Workshop
Concord High Drama
Concord High School
2009 Puppeteer, Puppet Maker
Theatre
Essential Spaces to Visit from the Past
Continent Stories Dance Company
Bornholm Puppet Festival
2009 Puppeteer, Puppet Maker, Set Designer
Theatre
A Swallow in Flight
Boy Cries Wolf
Bornholm Puppet Festival
2009 Puppet Maker & Restorer
Theatre
The Newspaper Men
Original Mixture Street Theatre
Glastonbury Festival
2009 Puppeteer, Puppet & Prop Maker
Theatre
Macbeth
Deadkat Productions
Brighton Fringe - Unitarian Church
2009 Puppeteer, Puppet & Prop Maker
Theatre
Essential Spaces to Visit from the Past
Continent Stories Dance Company
Shunt
2009 Puppeteer, Puppet Maker
Theatre
Essential Spaces to Visit from the Past
Continent Stories Dance Company
Jackson's Lane
2009 Puppeteer, Puppet & Prop Maker
Theatre
Telling Tales Too Terrible to Tell
Pustra & Vile-een
Volupte Lounge
2009 Director, Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Hooray for Hollywood
Puppet (R)Evolution
Little Angel Theatre
2009 Puppeteer
Theatre
Captain Grimey & Three Little Pigs
Rob Humphreys
Puppet Barge/Movingstage
Little Venice
2009 Usher
Theatre
Monkey: Journey to the West
AEG
O2
2008 Puppeteer, Puppet & Prop Maker
Theatre
Macbeth
DeadKat Productions
Lion & Unicorn Theatre
2008 Puppeteer, Puppet Maker
Theatre
Essential Stories to Visit from the Past
Continent Stories Dance Company
Weave Dance Festival
2008 Puppeteer, Puppet & Prop Maker
Theatre
HumaNature
Luke Wallens & Raven Kaliana
Bornholm Puppet Festival
2008 Producer, Playwright, Puppet Maker, Puppeteer
Theatre
Hooray for Hollywood
Iron Door
Bialystok Puppet Festival
2008 Puppeteer
Film
The Tree Man
Navin Dev
Navin Dev
1997 - 2007 Puppeteer, Support to Design & Marketing
Other
Folkmanis Puppets
Folkmanis Puppets

Education

About me

Puppeteer, puppet-maker, and prop-maker, MA in Puppetry from the Central School of Speech & Drama, employed for many years by Folkmanis Puppets, the world's leading puppet-maker.

Skills

Primary Job Title Puppet Builder
Secondary Job Title Puppeteer
Job Titles Administrator, Artistic Director, Fundraiser, IT Manager, Press & Marketing Assistant, Press & Marketing Officer, Production Assistant, Prop Maker, Props Assistant, Props Manager, Puppet Builder, Puppeteer, Scenic Artist, Set Designer, Usher
Years in industry 6+ years
Company Experience Children's Theatre, Educational Theatre, International Touring Theatre, National Theatre, UK Touring Theatre
Experienced in Drama, Experimental, Festival, Fringe, Live Events, New Writing, Shakespeare
Work Permits USA
Interested in European Tour, Live Events, UK Tour, World Tour
DBS checked Yes (within last 12 months)