Sam Routledge

Sam will be joining the first week of Arts Lab 2018 as a Guest Artist


Sam Routledge is a director, puppeteer and creator of contemporary puppetry with a strong record of innovation in the form. He has been the Artistic Director of Terrapin Puppet Theatre since November 2012 and has a BA in Communication (Major – Theatre and Media) from Charles Sturt University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Puppetry from the Victorian College of the Arts. 

His work has been presented by leading contemporary arts venues and festivals around the world including Vancouver International Children’s Festival (Canada), Taipei Children's Art Festival (Taiwan), Soho Theatre (London), Festival De Betovering (The Netherlands), Sydney Festival, Performance Space, Perth International Arts Festival, Malthouse Theatre and Brisbane Powerhouse.

As a puppeteer, he has performed and collaborated on 17 productions with leading Australian and international companies including Societas Raffealo Sanzio (Italy) Gruppe 38 ( Denmark)  and LATT Childrens Theatre (Korea).