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VIEW Courage Journey

VIEW : Courage Journey A Self-Portrait Puppet Workshop   We invite you to explore your creativity through the extraordinary art of puppetry! VIEW is an award-winning program that invites you to build community, make connections, and discover the artist within. This workshop is an 8-week course in which participants make a self-portrait based puppet, resulting … Continue reading VIEW Courage Journey

Holiday Puppet Craft Ideas

This year has certainly been different to say the least, and it can be difficult to keep little ones busy indoors. Keep their minds occupied and their creativity flowing by making PUPPETS this holiday season! We have many projects you can do at home on our DIY (Do It Yourself) Page. And, we found a … Continue reading Holiday Puppet Craft Ideas

WP Gives Back: The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation

Puppets in Support of The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation     We are selling pairs of child-crafted puppets and donating a portion of the sales to The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation. These child-crafted puppets are a win-win with funds supporting The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation and the cute puppets themselves! They can make a great … Continue reading WP Gives Back: The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation

Support Local This Holiday with Unique Gifts

Support local this holiday season by buying unique gifts from Calgary-based businesses. With retail stores at limited capacity and online shopping delays, it’s a great time to shop local! WP Puppet Theatre has a variety of unique items that could be the perfect gift for a loved one. We have handmade puppets, one-of-a-kind art pieces, … Continue reading Support Local This Holiday with Unique Gifts

Giving Tuesday: Give the Gift of Creativity and Wellness

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving. It invites individuals to celebrate the holiday season by giving back and creating change in their communities. The date of Giving Tuesday is on Tuesday, Dec 1st, 2020, and is purposefully after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. W.P. Puppet Theatre’s Giving Tuesday Fundraiser is raising funds to … Continue reading Giving Tuesday: Give the Gift of Creativity and Wellness

Get Creative and Gain Perspective with VIEW for the Holidays

VIEW for the Holidays: The Gift of Creativity and Mental Wellness Mask -Body Puppet maker – workshop course   VIEW for the Holidays is an online Mask-Body Puppet maker-workshop course. Attending this program will not only be fun, but will also allow participants to see themselves from a different perspective. Engaging in art and exercising … Continue reading Get Creative and Gain Perspective with VIEW for the Holidays

VIEW for the Holidays: The Gift of Creativity and Mental Wellness

VIEW for the Holidays: The Gift of Creativity and Mental Wellness Mask -Body Puppet ONLINE maker – workshop course Sign up for our VIEW program online through December and January and foster your creativity, build friendships and have fun. VIEW is an award-winning puppet infused program that promotes awareness and discussion about mental wellness. Especially … Continue reading VIEW for the Holidays: The Gift of Creativity and Mental Wellness

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

Inviting Senior Volunteers…

Senior Advocates and Community Builders Volunteer Description: Need for Testers Our Need: Responding to the Covid Health pandemic WP Puppet Theatre is pivoting our award-winning program VIEW from the Inside: To be presented online to provide increased financial, geographic and social/functional accessibility. To build community and empathy, between seniors and young adults through their joint … Continue reading Inviting Senior Volunteers…

Using the power of puppetry to impact social change.