Through the art of puppetry we share stories that celebrate what it is to be human; connecting audiences across generations.
Australia's Flagship Puppetry Company
Through the art of puppetry we share stories that celebrate what it is to be human; connecting audiences across generations. Our vision is to transform people’s view of the world and each other through world class puppetry
For many of our audience members we are their first live performing arts experience. We are proud to offer this experience to audiences and beholden to offer them the best puppet theatre we can.
The company is lead by Artistic Director Philip Mitchell and Associate Director Michael Barlow who work with artists from our well-established and ever-growing pool of Company Associates offering skills in writing, design & performance for puppetry.
Our annual artistic program includes performances at our home theatre in Fremantle, touring to schools, theatres and festivals across Australia and abroad, puppetry workshops for children and adults, and artists training and development programs. Through our various programs we have an annual audience and participant reach of more than 60,000 people.
In 2015 Spare Parts were awarded the Fremantle Business Awards ‘Business of the Year’ and ‘Outstanding Cultural Enterprise’ Awards, recognising our contribution the business community of and to the cultural vibrancy of Fremantle and surrounds.