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Volunteer Puppet Makers Needed

Volunteers needed to assist in the construction of a giant head for The Man Who Cannot Sleep, premiering at White Night Melbourne in February 2018.

Great way to gain some experience working with giant puppets. Learn techniques from experienced puppet makers.

Volunteers needed between Mon 22 Jan and Sat 3 Feb. Contact Lachlan if you can commit to several full days in this period. P: 0432 103 538. E:

Show description:

A giant head sits on a street corner. He has woken up in the past, our present. He does not want to fall asleep again. He does not want to return to the devastated land of the future. Throughout the night he witnesses our revelry, us naive Lilliputians, and cannot believe his eyes.

A surrealist performance combining puppetry and projection. THE MAN WHO CANNOT SLEEP is a gargantuan emissary from the world of dreams. It is an ode to a civilization on the verge of collapse.

Conceived by Magic Lantern Studio’s Gonzalo Varela and realised in collaboration with Sanctum Theatre’s Lachlan Plain. The Man Who Cannot Sleep premieres at White Night 2018.


Friday 22 December, 2017
Monday 22 January, 2018
Voodoo Productions
Venue Address

Melbourne, Melbourne

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