Rebekah Caputo ia a past director of the Ladybird Project who joins us on the road whenever she can to get involved in giant puppets, dance offs, shadow puppetry and more.
Born in Norfolk Rebekah began her career performing in parks and pubs with Crude Apache Theatre Company. She then trained in Acting at Bretton Hall focussing on Theatre in Education and Post-modern Theatre. After graduating she formed Chotto Ookii Theatre Company and with them won the Total Theatre best New-comer Award at Edinburgh fringe 2006. They went on to tour internationally and 'wow' audiences everywhere with their unique blend of clowning, dance and beautiful imagery.
In 2009 Rebekah then began to refocus her career on workshop facilitating and the therapeutic power of theatre. She now works for the charity 'Sacar' in Bradford facilitation drama and theatre crafts workshops to adults with high functioning autism and aspergers syndrome. With them she has produced two shows, the second of which premiered at The Alhambra Bradford in the spring this year.
Alongside this Rebekah works with young people in Leeds leading drama workshops, producing musicals and teaching puppetry. She is also a keen puppeteer and puppet making and can be seen performing with these in The Ladybird Cabaret.
Rebekah works as a free lance workshop leader and is avaliable to book through The Ladybird Project. Workshops include Physical Comedy, A Play in a Day, Shadow Puppetry, Puppet manipulation and Drama for Young People.