Welcome to WP Puppet Theatre! Get ready to explore, create and learn, all through the power of puppetry. WP Puppet Theatre is a touring company and we offer:
- School programs to book including performances in English and in French, residencies and workshops, professional development and a puppets on the go program ready to ship anywhere in Alberta
- Community programs to book for festivals, camps, and events including performances, drop-by workshops, or puppets on the go. We are also involved in many community engagement projects
- Puppet Power Conference, our a biennial international learning festival that examines the power of puppetry beyond performance.
- 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
Join our Board of Directors and make a difference through Puppet Power!
WP Puppet Theatre Society (WPTS) seeks to spark curiosity and provide understanding about the world we live in, examine the issues of our time, consider solutions and inspire our audiences to become active, ethical and involved citizens. We do this through innovative and explorative puppetry. > read more
Puppet Pop-Up Studio is a monthly puppet making and performing workshop on the third Saturday of each month at different locations in Calgary. We actively promote all family members, youngsters and elders, in creating art and drama together and accommodate all skills and ages, with a different theme each month. Please note that children and teens must participate with an adult or senior.
Our June 20th Puppet Pop-Up Studio will be announced soon!
WP Puppet News
Introducing Puppet Pop-Up Studio, April 16, 2015
AFA Deadline Extended to April 24th, April 1, 2015
Happy World Puppetry Day, March 21, 2015
Artist in Residency Program + Grant Writing Tips, March 12, 2015
Save the date for our next Puppet Power Conference: May 27-29, 2016 and check out our blog for more Puppet Power News