Chris Pirie

Chris at Green Ginger makes award-winning theatre for both streets and stage. Since its formation in 1978, the Company has had a commitment to puppetry and offers accessible educational workshops tailored to suit any age group or ability, currently running the Bristol Festival of Puppetry 2017.

Chris returned to direct another remount Freckle Production’s Tiddler & Other Terrific Tales, for a Summer 2017 run at Leicester Square Theatre in London’s West End. Originally Directed by Sally Cookson, Chris designed and fabricated all the puppetry elements. Chris also directed Cinderella at the Tobacco Factory at Christmas 2016, and Green Ginger was recently involved in the creation of Kneehigh’s production of The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, creating a life-size bust of Karl Marx.