Craig Leo

Craig Leo is a puppeteer, performer and designer.

He was apprenticed to South African Circus Guru, Keith Anderson. Together they revived the Cape Performing Art Board's Puppet Company, which had last existed in the late 1960s

Theatre, as a performer
Productions for the National Theatre: War Horse
Other theatre: productions for The Zip Zap Circus (Baletsatsi), Myth (his own acrobatic theatre company), Handspring Puppet Company (Tall Horse), and the Baxter Theatre (Amadeus)

Production and costume design
Designs for Jazzart Dance Theatre and Magnet Theatre Company including Medea, Bolera, I Do x 22, Onnest'bo, Cargo and Rain in a Dead Man's Footprints. Designs for Retzerland Feuerigesland Cultural Festival, Peter Torien's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Fleur du Cap nomination for Best Costume Design) and Cissie (Baxter Theatre, Cape Town)

Published September 2008