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gray_jay_s52-11-193_l_1Calling all Alberta Emerging Writers!

WP Puppet Theatre plans to create a community video of a modern day story about Canada’s new avian emblem – the Gray Jay.  We will be inviting one hundred and fifty or more, local, national and international, amateur and professional puppeteers of all ages, and their puppets, to read and record the story, one line at a time. Why? We’re celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation! We are commissioning an Alberta writer to write a 150 sentence story about the Gray Jay.  Submissions due Feb 15 2017.  > click for more information 

 

 

 

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Puppet Pop-Up Studio: Year of the Rooster

Sat Jan 21, 1-3pm
YWCA
Room C, 320 5 Ave SE, Calgary AB

SOLD OUT!  Tickets will not be available at the door.

Celebrate the upcoming Chinese Year of the Rooster by making your own a rooster puppet with shaped newspaper, paint and of course, lots of feathers!  The workshop will be based on Click Clack Moo: Cows that Type by Doreen Cronin, a hilarious book about farmyard animals. Create a postscript for the book with what happens when the Roosters got a hold of the typewriter!  Please note that children and teens must participate with an adult!  Ages 4+

> learn more about this workshop

 

Puppet Birthday Parties

puppet-residency-065Inspire creativity and fun with a puppet making birthday party – DIY puppets in a crate or facilitated workshops available for up to 20 kids! Two different shadow puppet crates to choose from for our DIY birthday parties. Or, select from the best of our successful Puppet Pop-Up Studio workshops taught by our Artistic Director Wendy Passmore-Godfrey!
Includes 20 paper bags with supplies to transform into a puppet and to also use as a loot bag.

 

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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