Laura Cubitt

Puppet Director

Laura is an Actor, Puppeteer and Director who trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art after a Drama degree at Hull University.

Work as a Creative includes: Running Wild, Chichester Festival Theatre, (Associate Puppetry Director); Don Quixote, RSC, (Puppetry Co-Director); War Horse, NT Berlin, (Associate Movement Director); The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time, NT West End (Puppetry Consultancy); Oppenheimer, RSC West End, (Movement Restaging); 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony (Assistant Movement Director); Goodnight Mister Tom , West End & UK Tour (Associate Puppetry Director); Adventures In Packaging (Will Adamsdale/BAC, Puppetry Consultancy).

As A Performer: Peter Pan (NT), Elephantom (NT), Women Beware Women (NT), WarHorse (NT in the West End), Oppenheimer (RSC), The Shoemaker’s Holiday (RSC), Running Wild (Regent’s Park), The Lorax (The Old Vic), Goodnight Mr Tom (Chichester Festival Theatre), Above Me the Wide Blue Sky (Fevered Sleep, The Young Vic), Faeries (Royal Opera House), Mischief (Theatre Rites), Brilliant (Fevered Sleep).

Films include: London Road (Rufus Norris, National Theatre/BBC Films/BFI), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Puppeteer, (Warner Bros), Gravity, Movement Artist (Warner Bros), The Homeless Polar Bear (Greenpeace campaign film) and Alice (Marianne Elliott, Ruby Films).