Cloudia has always had her head in the clouds. A cloud expert, she has
dreamt all her life of seeing a Cloud Man – extremely rare creatures who
live a quiet life high up in the sky...
In this delightful show brought to you by Ailie Cohen Puppet Maker,
Co-Created by Lewis Hetherington and Ailie Cohen, the audience follows the
clues to the very top of Cloud Mountain, a place where the views are always
surprising – and, if you’re lucky, you might see something very special
Featuring a blend of puppetry, storytelling and sumptuous visuals, Cloud Man
is a 45-minute show suitable for children aged 4 to 7 years.
The show was devised and developed together with collaborator Lewis
Hetherington, and is directed by Alasdair Satchel. It features original
music by Niroshini Thambar and Nik Paget-Tomlinson, as well as set and
puppets created by Ailie. Originally performed by Ailie, Cloud Man was
recast with Jen Edgar for its appearance as part of the prestigious Made in
Scotland Showcase 2011 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
of the Made in Scotland award, Ailie and Lewis also produced a Cloud Man
This can be bought via the website shop or after the show, allowing audience
members to continue to enjoy the story of Cloud Man at home.
has toured extensively in the UK, and internationally. She is an associate
artist of Puppetstate Theatre Company, with whom she co-directed and
designed ‘The Man Who Planted Trees’. She has also worked with the National
Theatre of Scotland, The Citizens and Grid Iron, and has produced solo shows
including Rumplestiltskin at the Fairytale Laundry and Jazz Mouse. She was
also commissioned by TAG theatre to create Museum of Dreams which appeared
at the Singapore Arts Festival 2011.