Puppet Pop-Up Studio: Year of the Dog Sat Jan 20, 1-3pm Chinese Cultural Centre, Room 307 (197 1st Street SW) Tickets $5-$35 Ages 5+ (children must participate with an adult) Make your own dog puppet from paper, cardstock, and plastic bags, to celebrate the upcoming Year of the Dog with guest puppeteer Ali DeRegt. Click … Continue reading Puppet Pop Up – January 2018
“Can we make a Puppet Show in 8 hours?” We’d like to report a big YES! In 2014 five brave folks joined Wendy (Artistic Director, WP Puppet Theatre) for one evening and all day Saturday and developed a 10 minute piece that we ‘world premiered’ at the Calgary Animated Object Society’s Dolly Wiggler Cabaret. … Continue reading Puppet Show in 8 Hours?
WP Puppet Theatre marked Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation in 2017, with a special puppet project, that sought to connect people of all cultures, celebrate the land and remember our Canadian values of generosity and courage. We created a community video of a modern-day story about Canada’s new (unofficial) avian emblem – the Gray Jay. We invited … Continue reading Canada 150
June 1-3, 2018 (Friday evening, all day Saturday and Sunday) Venue partner: University of Calgary – Drama Division (2500 University Dr NW) $CAN 249 Early Bird Registration Now Available! 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 … Continue reading Puppet Power 2018: Story | A Conference on Applied Puppetry