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Talk, Play, Sing, Dance and Interact with fast paced puppet fun! Book Larrikin Puppets for your event, venue or special occasion! Be entertained and captivated by a variety of colourful and exciting puppet shows!
Join Troggg, Flossy and friends for songs, jokes and interactive puppet fun for the whole family!
We provide our zany and always crowd pleasing comedy-variety puppet show, a story time puppet show, a puppet MC service, puppetry for film and TV, a sock puppet making craft workshop and a hands on puppetry performance training workshop!
Our puppeteers have received advanced training in the USA under Jim Henson puppeteers from The Muppets and Sesame Street!
Clients include organisations such as Jonathan M. Shiff Productions, Opera Australia, Ernst & Young, Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers, Queensland Police Legacy, McConaghy Shopping Centres Pty Ltd, Bunnings Group, Brisbane Marketing, Moreton Bay Regional Council, Goodstart Early Learning, AEIOU Foundation, C&K – The Creche & Kindergarten Association Limited, Avenues Early Learning Centres, Sunkids, Guppy’s Early Learning Centres and artist Richard Bell.
Larrikin Puppets will capture the imaginations of children and bring out the inner child of every adult in the audience too. At corporate events, film screenings and product launches, we make the role of emcee into something wildly different and memorable. Troggg the blue monster (with three Gs) is a very engaging puppet MC!
Well known in the childcare, library, school and festival circuits, Larrikin Puppets is a flourishing puppetry arts enterprise of six years.
Larrikin Puppets (Brett Hansen and Elissa Jenkins) perform colourful and exciting puppet shows for all ages, featuring intriguing characters, songs, skits, jokes, games and live interaction.
Highly entertaining and captivating, Larrikin Puppets perform fast-paced, feel-good puppetry in the style of the late, great Jim Henson celebrating peace, fun, love, kindness and diversity while nurturing child development, encouraging audiences to talk, dance, sing and play along.
Brett Hansen is also a film and television puppeteer, most recently performing puppetry in ‘The Bureau of Magical Things’ (Network Ten/Eleven). Assistant puppeteer Elissa Jenkins is a leader in the social justice and environment movements. In 2013, she was named one of YWCA Queensland’s 125 Leading Women. Read the full bio.
Take a look at our drop-down menu options to learn more about our kids party entertainment, educational puppet show options for children, public events, private event entertainment or to have Troggg as MC at your function.
So if you’re looking for party entertainment ideas or something interesting and colourful for your event, venue or film/TV production, you’ll be the coolest person in town if you book some unique adult or children’s entertainment from Larrikin Puppets as a fluffy and zany alternative to a birthday party magician or party clown. We specialise in everything from kids birthday party and childcare centre entertainment to corporate entertainment, fetes and festivals. Even if you’re after some wedding entertainment ideas, you can count on Troggg and the gang to make any event really fun and different with a puppet show or puppet MC! We also perform puppetry for theatre, film and television. Ask us about how we can contribute to your production!
Check out the Bmag article that 612 ABC Brisbane’s Spencer Howson wrote about Brett and Troggg!