CV Rebekah Wild

Rebekah Wild

CV 1987 - 2020

 

Wild Theatre Productions:

 

K(l)eine Angst – dir. Nora Dirisamer  Premiere 2019 WUK (Ös).

Die Seiltänzerin - dir. Steve Tiplady.  Premiere 2015. Blickfang (De), Sommertraumhafen (Ös) 2018; Schubert Int Figurenfestival, Skipton Int Puppet Festival (UK) (2017); WUK 2017/19; Mistelbach Festival; Theatre im Hof, Bolzano 2016; Märchenbuhne der Apfelbaum Theatre 2017/19; Sargfabrik; MÖP; Friends.

Pinned - intimate object theatre piece - Suspense Festival (London 2013); dreizurdritten, HUT etc (Vienna, 2013-15), Schubert Int Figurenfestival  (2017); Bornholm Int Puppet Festival (2017) Baldachine 2018

Hag – object theatre/immersive, site specific theatre - Vienna June 2012

Goya Weibe - table top performance  mit  FidlFadn 2019.

Stonebelly - solo object theatre work: dreizurdritten Vienna September 2011; SUSPENSE Festival London 2011; Crossroads Festival (Belgium 2012) Incanti Festival (Italy 2012) HUT Vienna 2016;

Birds of a Feather (Czech 2018) tiny touring theatre garden for schools.

Fishing for Shadows Wien Shift Festival 2019; UNIMA Festival San Sebastian (Spain 2016); Mistelbach Festival (Austria 2012); Theatre im Hof, Bolzano (Italy 2012); Wolfsburg Figurentheatrefest (Germany 2011); Wienwirbel (Wien 2011); Greenwich and Docklands Int Festival, Little Angel Theatre, Into the Woods, Penrith Int. Festival, Fusion, (UK 2010); Pannopticum (Ös 2010); Internationales Figurentheater Festival Erlangen (Germany, 2009); Bornholm Dukketfestival (Denmark, 2009/13); Driftwood and Sand Festival  (NZ, 2006); Art on the Beach (NZ, 2008).

Timun Emas with I Kadek Budi Setiawan, Bali International Arts Festival (Indonesia, 2008)

The Selkie Bride - Little Angel Theatre 50th Anniversary Season London 2011; Capital E National Arts Festival

(NZ 2007) (restaging/production/performing)

Baba Yaga - Internet performance, New Zealand Film Archive 07/07/07 and 12/12/12  (with Vicki Smith)

 

Puppet and Set designer/maker:

 

Schubert Theater (Wien) Faust dir. Simon Meusburger 2018

Barbara Spitz (Wien)  dir.  Andy Hallwaxx, Liebesg'schichten und Todessachen. 2018

 

                                    Puppet designer/maker  and puppetry coach

 

Volksoper Wien Der Zauberflöte 2020 (dir. Henry Mason)

Stadttheater Klagenfurt Jannik und der Sonnendieb 2018 (dir Henry Mason)

kleine bühne schaffhausen Der Zauberer von Oz 2019

Theatre in der Kuturfabrik Helfenberg : Wie Mann Götter Dämmert  (dir Henry Mason) 2017

Theaterspectacle Willhering: Romeo und Julia (dir Joachim Rathke) 2017

Theatre des Kindes (Linz) Der Zwölfte Elf, Herr Zwölf (dir Nora Dirisamer) 2017

Theater Oberhausen: Unendliche Geschichte restaging from TdJ (dir Michael Schachermeier). 2016/17

Theatre Der Jugend Das Kleine Meermädchen  (Dir Gerald Bauer) 2018; Die Automatische Prinzessin (dir Henry Mason), Nussknacker (Dir Gerald Bauer) 2016;     Ramayana (dir Henry Mason) 2015; Unendliche Geschichte Teil 1 und 2  (dir Henry Mason) 2013/14.

Staatsoper Wien Fatima oder von den Mutigen Kindern (dir Henry Mason) 2015/6

Volksoper Wien Der Zauberer von Oz  (2014) 'Toto' puppet (in Repetoire 2015 - 18)

Herbsttage Blindenmarkt Boccaccio 2016

Capital E National Children’s Theatre Spinning Mountain (with I Kadek Buti Setiawan), 2007

Musikwerkstatt Wien Don Chisciotte (dir. Nicola Raab) 2009


Puppet and Set designer/maker:

 

Schubert Theater (Wien) Faust dir. Simon Meusburger 2018

Barbara Spitz (Wien)  dir.  Andy Hallwaxx, Liebesg'schichten und Todessachen. 2018 


Director:

 

Theater Elasticum Mouse, Bird and Sausage 2018/19 (also devising show and set design)

 

 

Puppet designer/maker:

 

Salzburger Festpiele 2019 Oedipe (dir. Achim Freyer)

Next Liberty Theatre Graz Die Prinzessin auf dem Kürbis 2016

Theatre Der Jugend Die Brüder Löwenherz (dIr Michael Schachemaier) 2015 Horses and Tengil puppets

Little Angel Theatre/Royal Shakespeare Co. shadow figures for The Tempest (2010/11)

Apfelbaum Theatre, Karnival des Tieres (Vienna, 2010-18))  Frosch König (Vienna 2003);

Capital E National Theatre for Children, Hinepau, (2004, 2006, 2008) REM Zone also coaching(2005);

Ake Ake, Our Secret Garden (2005) Operation of the Sun (2006);

Nina Nawalowalo/The Conch, Bird Bones work in progress (2005); Turtle puppet (Vula 2006)

 

Puppet maker

 

Wise Children/Old Vic (UK) Wise Children dir. Emma RIce, (2018)

UCL Qatar/ Museum of Islaamic Art Qatar: Falcon (2013) and Monkey (2014)

Light Theatre Jack and the Beanstalk (Dir Sarah Wright) 2014 with Lyndie Wright

The Young Vic A Season in the Congo (dir Joe Wright) 2013 with Lyndie Wright

The Opera Group and Opera North The Firework-Maker’s Daughter (2013) with Julia Jeulin

Lyndie Wright:  Plague Masks (Charles II  BBC 2003); Rats: (Sadlers Wells Theatre 1999);

Sarah Wright; Burning marionette:  Medea, Queens Theatre (2001), Silent Tide (2006)

TheatreRites: Salt, Ruhrtriennale (2008)

Walt Disney Theatrical, The Lion King, maintenance & making (London 1999-03).

PW Productions Peter Pan (2009)

Loonesco (NZ) 2007

Little Angel Theatre (London, 1998-2017)

 

Assisstant Director/Stage manager: 'Jabberwocky'  2014, Bluebeard, (dir. Henk Schut).1999

Puppetmaker:LAT/Kneehigh Theatre for A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings (2011)

Puppetmaker: LAT/Royal Shakespeare Co. shadow figures for The Tempest (2010/11)

Petrushka (2009 - 2010) Puppet and prop maker, set builder, devisor, puppeteer.

Puppeteer and devisor: Cinderella (2007/8), Little Cinders (2007/8) Jabberwocky (2004), Stuff and Nonsense (2004); The Selkie Bride (1998,2001); Bluebeard (1997).

Puppeteer: Tsar Saltan (1999, 2000); Cupid and Psyche. (2000), Petrushka film for Wimbledon Festival (2012)

Puppet-, set- and prop-making assistant: 'The Singing Mermaid' 2017, 'Macbeth' The Giraffe the Pelly and Me2013, (2009) Alice in Wonderland (2010) The Secret Garden (1998); Tsar Saltan,(1999); Cupid and Psyche (2000) Cinderella (2007/8)

Co-designer: With Lyndie Wright (Dreamworks3, 2000) and  Spa  (2002)

 

Puppeteer

 

Philemon and Baucis 2009 Haydns Welt Festival,  Potsdam (dir Christopher Leith)

Shockheaded Peter - 2 West End seasons Piccadilly Theatre, Albery Theatre (2001/2); New York season (Off-                                        Broadway 2005); Vienna Festival (2001); USA national tours (2000, 2003).

Movingstage Marionette Theatre Captain Grimey Millennium Dome; Puppet Barge, (2000/1).

PUF Int Theatre Festival: Performer for Silo Theatre (Holland) Planetarium Silo, Croatia 2001

New Zealand Puppet Theatre: Puppet Power, Billy Fire Blues, Kawau Connection (1989/90).

Kids Up the Road NZ tour, 1987

 

Puppeteer/devisor/puppet maker/props and set:

 

The Conch 'Masi' New Zealand International Arts Festival 2012

Batzdorfer Barockfestspiele Eines Schatten Traum (2011) With Johanna Ballhausen - Shadow puppets

Sarah Wright Silent Tide (Berlin 2006; PUF Festival Croatia 2007; London International Mime Festival 2008)

Jade Theatre Company Cake (2003, 2005) UK Tours,

Middle East Broadcasting Centre Children’s TV show with Sue Dacre

Edinburgh Puppet Company, Two By Two, (1999 UK/Ireland tour).

Cap and Bells Theatre Speechless, (dir. Violet Philpott 1997);

New Zealand Puppet Theatre: The Greatest Little Show On Earth (1990);

Waderbirds  marae/community theatre (1993)

Pantheatre Poneke: Labyrinth (1990) community theatre, Dancing The Lagoon (1997).

 

Co- director

 

Out of Hand Productions with Anne Forbes, ‘The Miss Muffet Show’  (1991/2).

‘Don’t Look Down’  with Tony Wolf Contortion, (also producer, performer, 1996/7).

Handmade Adventure with Matt  Burgess, community/site specific theatre (1991)

 

Various

 

Robodock Festival, Stage manager, theatre stage, Amsterdam (2002)

Vienna International Festival: design assistant: installation of site specific show Shopworks (2003); Company manager/props/followspot Kinder von Rios (2008) Set assistant Dating Cafe (2011)

Toi Whakaari/New Zealand Drama School puppetry/shadow theatre tutor (2006)

REAP , OCSAR etc. (New Zealand) : workshops in puppet making and performing

CPIT, workshops in Animating the Inanimate (2007, 2008)

 

                                   

Exhibitions:

 

Dangerous Women, Shubert Theater, Wien 2018

Wild Creations, Lopdel House, Auckland NZ (2007) -group

Puppet Power 2007, Calgary, Canada (2007) - group

From Puppets to Pixels  New Zealand Film Archive (2007)

 

Awards/residencies

 

'Fresh Wind' awarded to the Silent Tide company:PUF International Theatre Festival 2007

Wild Creations Residency Department of Conservation/ Creative New Zealand 2004

BMTP Guild Annual award for Services to Puppetry 2004

Olivier Award - as Ensemble member of Shockheaded Peter, Best Entertainment West End 2002,

Culture and Environment Award, Wet West Photo Festival, 2007

 

Qualifications:

 

Bachelor of Arts Degree,  Victoria University of Wellington, 1996

©Rebekah Wild 2015