Pierre Filliez

Actor - Puppeteer - Artist

Pierre Filliez is a Swiss actor, puppeteer and painter. He completed his diploma in physical theatre at the International Theater School of Jaques Lecoq, Paris. He develops and performs various theatre and puppet shows. He teaches masked theatre and puppetry and produces internationally commissioned art works. He is currently established in Berlin, and also collaborates with his wife Jessica Nicholls in their duo Shake Shake Theatre.

Shake Shake Theatre

“Creating and sharing unique artistic work, made by hand and from the heart”.

Shake Shake Theatre

“Shake Shake Theatre lifts its audience into its heart and holds them there.” ***** The List, Edinburgh Fringe 2016
A collaboration between Jessica Nicholls and Pierre Filliez. Shake Shake Theatre produce theatrical shows, with a focus on puppetry and masked theatre and share these skills through workshops for adults and children. www.shakeshaketheatre.com

Jessica Nicholls

Artistic partner and co-creator of Shake Shake Theatre
Jessica Nicholls is Australian, with a BA in Theatre/Media from Charles Sturt University, Australia. In Italy she studied Commedia dell’ Arte, comic acting and mask making with Antonio Fava. She has toured puppet shows around Australia, the UK and Ireland with School Performance Tours and Vision Mechanics. Recently she created Chookas Theatre and has collaborated frequently with Drehbühne Berlin.