Mission Statement

Dowtcha Puppets mission is to:

  • Produce original, high quality puppet shows, visual theatre, street theatre, workshops and courses.
  • Promote the art form of puppetry for children and adults.
  • Explore the potential of puppetry and visual theatre.
  • Establish Cork as a centre for excellence in puppetry and street theatre.
  • Expand and develop an audience for puppetry.
  • Collaborate with educators to make relevant, stimulating, entertaining live shows for children.
  • Provide employment and develop the professional skills of puppetry and theatre workers.
  • Find new ways and places for audiences to experience and enjoy puppetry.

Dowtcha Commercial (formerly known as Dolliver Design) is a design and production facility based in the Marina Commercial Park in Cork city.
We provide design, manufacture and installation services, based on traditional fine arts skills.

These services include; model making, props making, poly carving, promotional work, gallery and exhibition services, puppet making, and design for theatre.

We are continually evolving and our next objective is to add a commercial stop motion animation service.

We specialise in polyethylene foam shells for giant lightweight figures and masks.



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