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Puppet Pop-Up Studio: Rabbits!

Sat April 15, 1-3pm
St. Matthew’s United Church, 2035 26a St SW, Calgary 

Tickets in advance: Ages 4+  $10/person or $35 for groups (4-6 people)

Make a mouth-moving puppet from sponge foam and create your own talking rabbit! Every rabbit puppet hops in to say a line of a narrative poem or story all together.  Please note that children and teens must participate with an adult!  > click for more information

 

WP Puppet Theatre at This is My City Festival!


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Making Courage: Screening of Documentaries

Wednesday, April 5, 7pm
Central Library, John Dutton Theatre
616 Macleod Trail S.E.
FREE!

Participants of WP Puppet Theatre’s workshop series View from the Inside: Courage Journey  share their stories on the challenges and celebrations of being human as well as showing a behind the scenes look at the creative process. In addition, a collection of TMC video shorts highlighting the writing of participants at the Calgary Drop In Centre, Alpha House, and The Women’s Centre of Calgary brings to life excerpts from the book Voices in the Wind. Meet the artists at the reception following. The performance runs 120 minutes
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healing_ointmentHealing Ointment: Stories are the Salve of our Times

Exhibit Opening Thursday April 6, 7pm-9pm
Exhibition runs until April 27th
Loft 112, #112, 535 – 8 Ave. S.E.
FREE!

All are welcome to the opening reception in fabulous East Village’s Loft 112. Healing Ointment: Stories are the Salve of our Times is a puppet infused art exhibit of 2 and 3 dimensional works inspired by, and in response to, the participants’ stories from WP Puppet Theatre’s View from the Inside: Courage Journey. This exhibit is a companion piece to the documentary film screening, Wednesday April 5th at the Central Library and runs concurrent with Being Human until April 27th.
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josephs_momSelf Portrait: Drop-in Workshop with WP Puppet Theatre

Saturday, April 8, 10:30am-1pm
Central Library, Main Floor
616 Macleod Trail S.E.
FREE!

Drop by between 10:30am and 1pm to make a self-portrait puppet using a wooden spoon and other creative bits and pieces. > click for more information

 

 

WP Puppet Theatre is a touring company and we offer:

      • PUBLIC performances and programs that are open to the public including Puppet Pop-Up Studio, our monthly puppet making and moving workshop for family members of all ages


 

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