Ailie Cohen

Ailie is a puppeteer, maker, illustrator and designer. Under her own company Ailie Cohen Puppet Maker, credits include I Vant to be Alone, Rumpelstiltskin (Fairytale Laundry), Jazz Mouse, The New Not New, Cloud Man and The Secret Life of Suitcases (created with Lewis Hetherington) touring internationally to Australia, Singapore, and the Lincoln Centre New York later this year. Ailie has also created The Man Who Planted Trees (Puppetstate Theatre Company), Cupboard of Surprises (National Theatre of Great Britain), Museum of Dreams (Tag and Citizens Theatre) and The Shape of Things (Starcatchers, Branar Theatre Company Galway). She has also made puppets for Grid Iron, National Theatre of Scotland, Vanishing Point, The Lyceum, Edinburgh, Citizens Theatre and Visible Fictions.

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