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Handspring Puppet Company


Widely recognized as one of the premier puppetry companies in the world, Handspring was founded in 1981 and has been under the leadership of Artistic Director Adrian Kohler and Executive Producer Basil Jones for 30 years. Handspring’s work has been presented in more than 30 countries around the world.

White Dog Productions in Collaboration
with Handspring

War Horse


Handspring Puppetry was the genius behind War Horse, the most successful show ever produced by The National Theatre of England. War Horse has played in 13 countries around the world to over 10 million people, including 10 years in the West End.

Watch the trailer of War Horse from the National Theatre.

The play about a man who loves elephants

Yes, the elephants are coming! Handspring elephants.


White Dog and Handspring have 2 goals for our play in development:  yes, to impact the protection of elephants and other endangered wild animals worldwide but we also promise to bring you exciting, powerful and haunting theatre, theatre which you will never forget.  

The first prototype puppets of our elephant family.

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