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Giving TuesdayS for the month of December

This GivingTuesday donate to W.P. Puppet Theatre Society’s continued artistic and social contributions. We are celebrating  Giving TuesdayS, not once, but four times, through the month of December 2021. GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, taking place each year after Black Friday. The “opening day of the giving season,” it’s a time when charities, companies … Continue reading Giving TuesdayS for the month of December

FEATURED DIY PROJECT: Jumping People Puppet

DECEMBER 2021: FEATURED DIY PROJECT: Jumping People Puppet This delightful workshop is based on The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. When the little book was published in 1962 he broke the colour barrier in mainstream children’s publishing. He believed if children saw themselves represented in the books they read it would motivate them to … Continue reading FEATURED DIY PROJECT: Jumping People Puppet

Join our Board of Directors: Help us use the Power of Puppetry to Impact Positive Social Change!

W.P. Puppet Theatre Society (WPTS) is inviting people with a passion for puppetry, the arts and community issues, such as mental health, education, climate action, diversity and inclusion to join our Board of Directors. There are fun opportunities for hands-on participation and also advisory roles in programming, marketing or governance. We ask for a monthly … Continue reading Join our Board of Directors: Help us use the Power of Puppetry to Impact Positive Social Change!

Looking for a creative marketing & communications manager to join our team!

We are recruiting for a part time contract marketing and communications manager. In general, this position will be responsible for building and executing, all marketing, communications and media relations plans and strategies for WPTS programs, events and projects. They will work independently but in consultation with our team members and help build brand awareness/promotion of … Continue reading Looking for a creative marketing & communications manager to join our team!

Celebration

Celebration: What it is & why we celebrate By Wendy Passmore Godfrey & Julia Babineau Humans are social creatures and celebration is an ancient ritual. It gives us a way to feel good about ourselves, and our accomplishments. When we celebrate we are reinforcing something important to us. We want to be social and celebrate … Continue reading Celebration

Online Gallery and Courage Journey Exhibition at Loft112

Courage Journey Exhibition at Loft112 and a Virtual Gallery This July! WP Puppet Theatre is thrilled to have two artwork experiences available this month! We have an online gallery and an in-person exhibition at Loft112 in Calgary, AB. Both the exhibition and online gallery display unique and inspiring self- portrait- based puppets created in the … Continue reading Online Gallery and Courage Journey Exhibition at Loft112

VIEW from the Inside (ONLINE) Gala

Join us at the VIEW from the Inside Gala   WP Puppet Theatre presents The VIEW from the Inside (ONLINE) Gala. An event to unite participants, family, friends and community on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 6:30-8:00PM MT. The event is free, but registration is required. Register Here         About the VIEW … Continue reading VIEW from the Inside (ONLINE) Gala

Mother’s Day & Space Day Puppet Craft Ideas

Out of this World Puppet DIYs   Keep the family’s minds occupied and their creativity flowing by making PUPPETS! We have many projects you can do at home on our DIY (Do It Yourself) Page. Since Mother’s Day & Space Day are happening this weekend, we also found a few fun Mother’s Day & Space … Continue reading Mother’s Day & Space Day Puppet Craft Ideas

Happy Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day with Puppets! By Jenna Pruner   The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, was the idea of Senator Gaylord Nelson. He asked environmental activist and solar power advocate, Denis Hayes, to co-ordinate a national “teach-in” on various American campuses. The goal was an awareness campaign on University campuses. The day became … Continue reading Happy Earth Day

Call for PhD Students!

Can the WP Puppet Theatre’s puppet-based workshop program VIEW from the Inside increase a senior participant’s quality of life?   WP Puppet Theatre invites Masters or PhD students to make this unique award – winning program their doctoral or masters project. We know that as a sector, Seniors are vulnerable to health problems, mental health … Continue reading Call for PhD Students!