Since 1973 Deborah Hunt has worked as a mask maker, mask and object theater performance artist, creating and presenting original theatre works, performances and festivals or encounters. She has presented her work in the South Pacific, Caribbean, Europe and Asia. Born and raised in New Zealand, she has been based in Puerto Rico since 1990. She creates many different kinds of masks and objects from miniatures to giants and teaches in communities worldwide. Her practice is focused on and explores mask work and puppetry in public /private spaces, often performing in unconventional places and to very intimate audiences. She describes her work as theatre of the useless.
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