Jennie Rawling

Jennie is an actor, puppeteer & writer based in the South West of England.


Jennie is an actor, puppeteer, writer and drama workshop facilitator based in Cornwall. She has a dance background and trained in acting at East 15 Acting School and puppetry at the Curious School of Puppetry and Little Angel Theatre in London. Jennie has performed in New York, Australia, London and Edinburgh, and has toured throughout the UK. She is an Associate Artist of Vertebra Theatre and a drama facilitator for ENgage Theatre Arts .

Alongside her performing and teaching work she writes short stories and articles, and has worked as a copyeditor in marketing communications for over ten years.

Born in Yorkshire, she has lived in London, Hampshire and Madrid, and now calls Falmouth home, on the beautiful South West coast.

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  • February-April 2019

    Curious School of Puppetry, London

  • September 2017

    Puppetry masterclass with Henry Maynard of Flabbergast Theatre, The Great War Horse Conference, Canterbury Christ Church University

  • September 2017

    The Logic of Movement puppetry masterclass with Stephen Mottram, Bristol Festival of Puppetry

  • September–December 2016

    Puppetry Foundation Course, Little Angel Theatre

  • September 2014–September 2015

    MA Acting, East 15 Acting School

  • July 2012

    Shakespeare Summer School, LAMDA


Jennie’s short story ‘Emily’ appears in the Day of the Dead anthology by Portsmouth Writers’ Hub, published by Life is Amazing.

The book is available to buy from Life is Amazing.

Writing portfolio

Below are links to a few examples of Jennie's writing:

Journalist Angela Saini tells Imperial 'How Science Got Women Wrong'

Imperial College London news

Surgical mistakes explored on stage

Imperial College London news

Rite of Spring signals theatre’s rebirth

An article on a personal blog,

Young inventors get hands-on experience in Imperial's Maker Challenge

Imperial College London news

‘Wessie’ the micro-monster discovered on Dinosaur Island

University of Portsmouth news


Jennie is a drama workshop facilitator with ENgage Theatre Arts , and has led theatre projects in Russia and Sicily. She has also been an English Language Assistant in Madrid, Spain through the British Council.

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