Here you can see examples of Jhess Knight's work.


Escape from Trash Mountain, a show created in partnership with Trash Puppets.

Written by Jhess and Ben Andeson, directed by Jacob Williams, Starring Amy Moule and Jhess, puppets by Jhess, set & props by Jess Davie, lighting design by Peter Nielson. Now available for bookings in Australia and NZ. Video by Balloon Tree Productions

Visit www.trashpuppets.com for more info

Escape from Trash Mountain promotional images. Photo's by tedadair.com

Music video for Melbourne artist Birdwood, featuring physical performer Nadine Dimitrievitch, main marionette built by Danny Miller. Secondary marionette built by Jhess. Both puppets operated by Jhess.

TEDx Uni Meb conference 2017. Jhess' talk, Empowering Creativity.

Music video for Australian artist Gordi, directed by Michael Beets. Puppet built by Danny Miller, operated by Jhess

Poppy the Penguin at the Melbourne Zoo, roving performances. Part of the Zoo's Victoria 2017 Blow Bubbles, Not Balloons campaign. Poppy built and operated by Jhess. Photo's by tedadair.com and Matt Smolen.

Promotional video for Jhess' company Trash Puppets' corporate program. Video by Balloon Tree Productions

See www.trashpuppets.com for more info

The Henri's at Melbourne Zoo, roving performances, part of the Zoo's Victoria 2016 "Don't Palm Us Off" Campaign. Photos by tedadair.com

Trash Puppets, a company founded by Jhess and environmental scientist Lucy Brown. Sustainability education through creative puppet making workshops. Available for bookings for schools, festivals, corporate events etc. Photo's by tedadair.com

Visit www.trashpuppets.com for more info

Roving at the inaugural Love Street Music and Art Festival at Howler. Photo's by tedadair.com

Music video for Melbourne band Perch Creek, puppet built and operated by Jhess

 

Peta and the Whale, a production by Puppetvision in the 2015 Melbourne Fringe. Jhess is the marionettist behind "Peta". Photo's by tedadair.com

For more info see blog post Peta and the Whale

Trash Puppets in Action. A promotional video for Jhess' new business. Video by Balloon Tree Productions

See www.trashpuppets.com for more information.

Puppetry Boot Camp with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre

For more info see blog post Spare Parts Puppetry Boot Camp

TRASH PUPPETS film shoot at the Royal Botanic Gardens with Balloon Tree Productions. Photo's by tedadair.com

For more info see  www.trashpuppets.com

TRASH PUPPETS. A few of the originals. Photo's by tedadair.com

See www.trashpuppets.com for more info

Promotional video for Jhess' company Trash Puppets. Video by Balloon Tree Productions.

See www.trashpuppets.com for more info

TRASH PUPPETS workshop at Bundarra Primary School. One of the original trials of Jhess' company. Photo's by tedadair.com

See www.trashpuppets.com for more info

Music video for UK band Stems. Directed by Matthew Smolen and Ted Adair. Puppet built and operated by Jhess

See blog post's Astrid's Journey and Astrid's Film Shoot for more about this project.

Jhess and Astrid perform a bald duet. Photo's by tedadair.com

See blog post Leukaemia Foundation's "World's Greatest Shave" for more about this project.

"Where the Wild Thing's Sing" at the 2015 Summersalt Festival - Henri and his grown up counterpart perform. Photo's by tedadair.com

See blog post Wild Things Sing at Melbourne's Summersalt Festival for more about this project.

Astrid's shoot for UK band Stems. Images courtesy of tedadair.com

See blog post Astrid's Film Shoot: Music Video for Stems for more about this project

Stills of Astrid's video clip for Stems Music. Produced with Balloon Tree Productions and Ted Adair. Images courtesy of shaunherbertsonvisuals.com

See blog post Astrid's Film Shoot: Music Video for Stems for more about this project

Building a giant nose for Snuff Puppets "Everybody"

See blog post A Giant Nose for Snuff Puppets for more about this project.

The Fifth Annual Fest de Marionettes aux Estampes. Photo's by Kay Yasugi

See blog post Fest de Marionettes for more about this project.

Post - LSP showcase event, "Living Room Theatre" Photo's by Kay Yasugi

See blog post Living Room Theatre for more about this project.

"Topsy Turvy" at LSP's showcase event "Living Room Theatre". Photo's by Kay Yasugi

See blog post Living Room Theatre for more about this project.

LSP visit's Skipton Primary Schools. Photo's by Kay Yasugi

See blog post Living Room Theatre for more about this project.

Three day installation workshop with Emma Fisher. Photo's by Kay Yasugi

See blog post Installation Workshop with Emma Fisher for more about this project.

My Henri Orangutan gallivanting half naked around Paris. Photo's by tedadair.com

See blog post Henri's Journey - Rod Puppetry at LSP for more about this project.

Intensive Rod Training at the London School of Puppetry

See blog post Henri's Journey - Rod Puppetry at LSP for more about this project

A collaboration with Stems Music. Astrid and the band rehearsing in the LSP kitchen. Photo's by tedadair.com

See blog post Astrid's Journey for more about this project.

Rehearsing with "Astrid" in Regents Park in London. Photo's by tedadair.com

See blog post Astrid's Journey for more about this project.

"Of Another World" a work in development, collaboration between the London School of Puppetry and Avaes Mohammad. Photos by tedadair.com

See blog post Of Another World - Work in Development for more about this project.

The Skipton International Puppet Festival. Photo's by tedadair.com 

See blog post  Skipton International Puppet Festival for more about this project.

 "Rabbit's Special Tea", an original show developed by Jhess Knight and Caroline Astell-Burt. Ideal for festivals and birthday partiesPhoto's by tedadair.com

See blog post Rabbit's Special Tea - Glove Show for more about this project

Shadow "Theatre for One" piece created by Jhess Knight under the guidance of Emma Fisher of Beyond the Bark http://www.beyondthebark.net/

See blog post  Shadow "Theatre for One" with Emma Fisher for more about this project.

Video Clip for London band "August and After", three day shoot at LSP.

See blog post Marionette Video for Band August and After for more about this project.

Lip Sync Workshop with Liz Walker of Invisible Thread (http://www.invisiblethread.co.uk/)

See blog post Glove/ Lip Sync with Liz Walker for more about this workshop. 

 Experimental Shadow Film with directors Keziah Serreau and Valentina Floris at The London School of Puppetry.

See blog post Experimental Shadow Project for more about this project.

Crash course in glove puppetry with legend Ronnie Le Drew. http://www.ronnieledrew.com/ 

See blog post Ronnie Le Drew's crash course in Glove for more about this workshop.

 

White-Knight Productions "Pastiche" highlights reel.

See blog post "Pastiche", a White Knight Productions concept for details about this project.

Jhess Knight performing with master puppeteer Gary Friedman on his "Paper's got Talent" http://www.puppetrynews.com/

"Pastiche" on the set, filming the pilot episode. A White-Knight Production. Jhess produced and built the puppets for this production. Photos by Sean Rafter

"Who Killed John Bearington III?"  MICF 2012. A White-Knight Production. Jhess Knight performed, directed produced and built the puppets for this production. Photo's by Ted Adair, tedadair.com

Jhess Knight performing in "The Magical Oak Tree" with The Puppet Box, Melbourne Fringe 2011 http://www.thepuppetbox.com.au/