Yvonne StoneCategory: Designers
Yvonne studied Puppetry at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London having previously attended the Byam Shaw School of Art. She is now an independent puppet designer, director, maker and performer for theatre, television and film.
Yvonne’s Theatre credits include Terry Pratchett’s ‘Nation’, ‘Warhorse’ and ‘His Dark Materials’ all for the National Theatre; ‘Room on the Broom’, ‘The Gruffalo’, ‘The Snow Dragon’ and ‘Emily Brown’ for Tall Stories Theatre Company; ‘Rubbish’ and ‘Mojo’ for Theatre Rites; ‘The Lion King’; ‘In the Night Garden – Live show’; and ‘Macbeth’ the Opera for Malmo Opera, Sweden. She also designed and built all the puppet elements for the National Theatre’s Jubilee Tribute.
Her credits for television include the CBeebies production ‘Space Pirates’, for which Yvonne created all the puppet elements. Yvonne played the part of DibDab in the BAFTA nominated ‘DoodleDo’. She has also worked on ‘Mr Bloom’s Nursery’ for CBeebies, ‘Mongrels’ for BBC3 and Matt Lucas’ ‘Pompidou’.
Yvonne has also held puppetry workshops at various locations including the National Theatre, Young Vic Theatre, and the Central School of Speech and Drama.