Caroline Bowman is a puppet- maker and performer based in London.

caroline bowman jan 2014

photo: Jemima Yong

She is currently performing in the West End, in the National Theatre’s production War HorseCheck out her interview with West End Frame about playing a horse’s bum…

Caroline spent summer 2013 in Bregenz, Austria, puppeteering a giant dragon-bird for the Bregenzerfestspiel’s production of The magic Flute.

Caroline was a professional cast member of the Olympic Opening Ceremony on the 27th July, Directed by Danny Boyle. The puppetry was directed by Blind Summit, and Caroline was the head puppeteer of a giant Captain Hook, which sprung out of an hydraulic NHS bed.

Caroline also co-directs The Rainbow Collectors, with who she creates surreal interactive theatrical experiences which can be found at many festivals throughout the summer.

The Siamese Psychiatrist and two members of the Erotic Pigeon Dancing Troupe.

The Rainbow Collectors also regularly tour their children’s show, The Gingerbread Man, so keep an eye out for it turning up at a theatre near you!


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