5 Questions with Eric Bass, presenter at Puppet Power 2016 :: Connecting Generations Conference

Eric Bass has worked in the theater as a director, writer, performer and puppet maker. In 1982, he founded Sandglass Theater in Munich, Germany, with his wife, Ines Zeller Bass, and moved to Vermont in 1986. His newest projects include … Continue reading

Meet Sharon Bayly, Presenter at Puppet Power 2016 :: Connecting Generations

“I love the act of breathing puppets to life, it feels like magic!” This is just one statement expressed by Sharon Bayly, a multi-dimensional performance artist from Vancouver, B.C., whom stumbled upon puppetry with her colleague Tamara Unroe. While Sharon … Continue reading

5 Questions with Karrie Marshall, Key Note Speaker at Puppet Power 2016 Conference

Karrie Marshall was a Key Note Speaker at the Puppet Power 2016 :: Connecting Generations Conference.  She presented Connecting Through Creativity & Joy: Exploring the Power of Puppetry in Dementia Care as well as co-presenting a hands-on workshop, Puppet Selves, with her partner … Continue reading

WP Puppet Theatre Builds Bridges through Puppetry at the PUPPET POWER 2016 : Connecting Generations Conference

Martin Robinson, Sesame International, says, “If you can make a difference in the world – how can you not do it?”    In 2001 WP Puppet Theatre faced this very challenge and, as a result, launched PUPPET POWER. PUPPET POWER … Continue reading

Meet Ian McFarlane and Geneviève Paré, presenters at Puppet Power 2016 :: Connecting Generations Conference

Ian and Geneviève are co-founders and co-artistic directors of Mudfoot Theatre in Calgary.  At Puppet Power 2016 :: Connecting Generations Conference, they will be leading a workshop about using found objects to create puppets, performance, and sound. We asked Ian and … Continue reading

The American “Discount”

The plunging Canadian loonie (or the dollar) is good news for Americans travelling to Canada. 1 American dollar is currently* about $1.42 Canadian which means Americans can enjoy a 30% “discount” in Canada.  The registration fee to Puppet Power 2016 … Continue reading