Nik Palmer is the son of Ray and Joan DaSilva,
founders of the Norwich Puppet Theatre, and the DaSilva Puppets. He started playing with
puppets at a very young age and is now a multi award winning puppeteer.
Nik worked at the Norwich Puppet Theatre for a number of years then, after a short spell at Lecoq mime school, formed the Parachute Theatre Company which, for 20 years, delivered innovative puppet shows and large scale community projects.
Nik uses his talents for Noisy Oyster as designer, maker, composer, musician, photographer, website builder and all round clever dick.
Sarah Rowland-Barker always had an eye for good looking boys, thats how she
ended up with Nik.
Sarah has been performing and leading workshops for over 25 years. Sarah attained an MBBO in classical dance, then went on to obtain a degree in dance and psychology. After further training at the National Centre for Circus Skills and Performing Arts, Sarah went on to work in theatre, street performance, television and to tour with Snapdragon Circus and No Fit State Circus.