There are varieties of rod puppets in almost every corner of the world, from Wayang Golek in Indonesia with its rod controls to each of the hands, to the marotte puppets with a single stick, which can be found in Africa, Brazil, South America and Europe.

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Acknowledgement of Country

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre respectfully acknowledges the Whadjuk Noongar people as the traditional owners and custodians of the unceded land on which we work. As we tour our work across these vast lands, we pay our respect to all First Nations elders, past and present. We celebrate their continuing connection and contribution to culture, country and community, and thank all First Nations peoples for their wisdom in caring for the land, the sky, the rivers and the sea.