A Puppeteer creates and works with puppets, making them perform for the entertainment of the audience and will also possibly provide the voices for them. Most puppeteers will work on a freelance basis, therefore hours and salaries will vary hugely.
There are no set qualifications. People often have qualifications in drama or performing arts, and often have experience in children's theatre.
- The ability to entertain audiences
- Practical skills for making the puppets
- Marketing and advertising awareness
- Ability to think quickly