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Caroline Reck

Artistic Director of Glass Half Full Theatre: Puppetry of Objects and Ideas

 

Caroline Reck is the Producing Artistic Director of Glass Half Full Theatre, an Austin, Texas based theatre that creates new works of theatre using the precise physical language of both humans and puppets to confront global issues of social and environmental justice. Caroline is a graduate of Ecole Jacques Lecoq (France) and teaches Physical Theatre at St. Edwards University in Austin. She curates The Austin Puppet Incident and has performed with Trouble Puppet, The Rude Mechanicals, and Ballet Austin.

 

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How Object Puppetry Confronts Climate Change
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How Object Puppetry Confronts Climate Change

3 October 2019

Caroline Reck, artistic director of Glass Half Full Theatre in Austin, Texas, talks about how her company uses clown and object theatre to engage people in the battle against climate change.

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The Austin Puppet Revolution
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The Austin Puppet Revolution

17 April 2013

Caroline Reck reminds us that puppetry is originally for adults through her company’s commitment to it. With that, it has caused a renewal of theatrics tools in Austin, TX.