All posts by Wendy Passmore-Godfrey

Acknowledging Black History Month

In acknowledgment of Black History month, WP Puppet Theatre is excited to celebrate and support Black Canadian puppeteers and artists and feature some of their amazing art. What we found was a bias of underrepresentation of Black Artists across Canada not just in puppetry, but also in general. We believe this is symptomatic of the … Continue reading Acknowledging Black History Month

VIEW from the Inside – a participant’s reflection

A recent participant in the VIEW from the Inside program, was kind enough to share  these thoughts about the experience. When I was originally contacted by WP Puppet Theatre about joining a group of individuals regarding a puppet workshop, I was a bit reticent. I know next to nothing about puppets and only had my … Continue reading VIEW from the Inside – a participant’s reflection

Halloween’s for the Puppets

by Jenna Pruner Which came first?  Puppets or Halloween? It’s likely puppets were invented around 4000 years ago in India when the concept of a “string holder” appeared in some Sanskrit plays. Additionally, Chinese puppet history reaches back 3000 years, and archaeologists have discovered evidence of Egyptian puppets from 2000 years ago, but they couldn’t … Continue reading Halloween’s for the Puppets