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WP Puppet Theatre is bringing puppetry to Beakerhead this year with two events!

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Puppet Pop-Up Studio (Beakerhead Edition): Mechanical Toy Puppets

Sat Sept 17, 1-3pm
Fort Calgary, Education Centre, 750 – 9th Avenue SE

Tickets: $10/person or $35 for groups (4-6 people) / $5 per person with City of Calgary Fee Assistance Card     > register today!
($15 per person at the door if not sold out – no group rate)

Combine puppet creation with low-tech mechanics and an outer space theme to make your very own ”jumping jack toy”. After warming up with – jumping jacks – you will create your signature space puppet and then perform Space Oddity as homage to Chris Hadfield and the late David Bowie. > click for more information

 

Social Robots Meet Puppet Cousins (Beakerhead)

WPPT - SAM - robot - IMGP7832-1wmartinSeptember 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm FREE (registration not required)
Loft 112
535 8 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB

Think about this: are robots the cousins of puppets? There is potential for social robots, like puppets, to connect generations. Join the conversation with puppeteers and roboticists to see what is on the horizon for social robots. Presented by WP Puppet Theatre as part of Beakerhead!

 
 
 

Become a Puppet Pop-Up Studio Partner!

We are looking to partner with non-profit organizations and creative minded businesses to host Puppet Pop-Up Studio in 2016-17!  Does your organization or business have or have access to a meeting or activity room that could accommodate from 30 to 40 people for a puppet making and performing workshop? Would your organization benefit from including your own participants or clients in the workshop and at the same time introducing new people to your organization?

>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

 

WP Puppet Theatre in the News!

Alberta Primetime interviews Artistic Director Wendy Passmore-Godfrey about Puppet Power 2016::Connection Generations Conference
May 26, 2016

 

Shaw TV
April 15, 2016

View from the Inside

 

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YYC Makers
May 18, 2016

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On this episode  of YYC Makers Wendy Passmore- Godfrey Artistic Director for WP Puppet Theatre.  We talk about how she got started, bringing puppets to life and what’s coming up next at WP Puppet Theatre!

 

Shaw TV
March 21, 2016
Interview with Artistic Director Wendy Passmore-Godfrey at Calgary Puppetry Day on March 21st at Fort Calgary.

 

 


 

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