Amy worked with puppet company Green Ginger as a devisor and puppeteer on Welsh National Opera’s (WNO) Queen of Spades. Directed by Richard Jones, this award winning production has toured in Europe, Scandinavia and North America and remains in repetoire for WNO.
Amy co-devised and performed puppetry involving a larger-than-life skeleton, banraku and ‘Spitting Image’-style puppets. She has since co-directed puppetry teams for re-mounts and performed in Wales and England and in Oslo, Bologna and Houston.
A most brilliant, polished set piece is the Act II pastoral played out by puppeteers (Chris Pirie, Amy Rose and members of the superb chorus) in one of the most mesmerising bits of theatre I’ve seen in years.
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Original Creative Team
Producer: WNO, Den Norske Opera, Teatro Comunale di Bologna and Canadian Opera Company
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Librettist: Modest Ilyich Tchaikovsky and the composer, after Alexander Pushkin’s novella
Director: Richard Jones
Designer: John Macfarlane
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton
Choreographer: Linda Dobell
Puppetry: Green Ginger
2000 and ongoing remounts.