Perhaps best thought of as a mechanical, autonomous version of puppetry, it’s possible to employ a moving non-human being or robot in performance. It may have explicit human characteristics (body, voice, movement), or such traits may only surface due to the context of its staging.
A series of animatronic performances performed hourly within theatres set inside artificial hills.
"...the book of Genesis with animatronic lions and hippos... the hourly appearance of the 40-foot Jesus statue that rises up from within a skull-covered Golgotha while Handel’s Messiah blasts from the speakers. The massive savior wiggles his stigmata and closes his eyes in a state of grace before lowering back down into the mountain..."