Welcome to WP Puppet Theatre! Get ready to explore, create and learn, all through the power of puppetry.
Puppet Pop-Up Studio: Rudolph Rabbit
Sat. Dec 16, 1-3pm
Eau Claire Market, Community Room (200 Barclay Parade SW)
Rudolph Rabbit loves skiing. He’s like the original snow bunny. Make this cute little athlete puppet from paper snowflakes or doilies, wrapping paper scarf and hand-crafted skis. Rudolph has all the mogul moves when you bounce him with the control rod. Ages 4+ (children must participate with an adult)
June 1-3, 2018 (Friday evening, all day Saturday and Sunday)
Venue partner: University of Calgary – Drama Division (2500 University Dr NW)
Learn, play, and galvanize with hands-on workshops, talks, panels, and more at this biennial conference of applied puppetry. A conference for artists, teachers, idea generators, helping professionals and story-tellers one and all.
Featuring amazing local and international speakers including:
- Andrew Periale, editor of Puppetry International – UNIMA USA (New Hampshire)
- Ann and David Powell of Puppetmongers Theatre (Toronto)
- Amihan Bonifacio-Ramolete (Philippines)
- Friday evening dinner and Speaker – Co-presented by the Calgary Reggio Network Association
- And for more fun: Dolly Wiggler Cabaret – produced by Calgary Animated Objects Society
- More speakers to be announced soon! Sign up for our e-news to get the latest news on the conference!
Check out our many puppet programs:
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 like Canada 150 and View from the Inside
PUPPET POWER CONFERENCE, a biennial conference that examines the power of applied puppetry
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