We are thrilled to announce that Jovanka Rivi, from Reggio Emilia, Italy, will be presenting two talks at our Puppet Power Conference! On Friday, June 1 (5:30pm-10pm), the conference will commence … Continue reading Announcing Jovanka Rivi from Reggio Emilia, Italy, at our Puppet Power Conference
Calling all artists, puppeteers, makers and the creatively curious! Find new inspiration at the Puppet Power Conference, this June 1-3, in Calgary, AB. Explore your creativity and have some fun … Continue reading Calling all artists, puppeteers, makers, and the creatively curious!
Can’t make it to the Puppet Power Conference but would like to attend a workshop or talk? No problem! You can now purchase a ticket for a workshop or talk … Continue reading Tickets Now on Sale for Conference Workshops & Talks!
We are thrilled that our Artistic and Founding Director, Wendy Passmore-Godfrey, won ATB Financial’s Healing Through the Arts Award at the Mayor’s Lunch for Arts Champions for our View from the … Continue reading Winner of ATB Financial’s Healing Through the Arts Award
The City of Calgary has joined other cities around the world proclaiming this coming Wednesday, World Puppetry Day. The charge to proclaim a civic-wide day to celebrate puppetry was led … Continue reading Interview with Artistic Director on CBC’s Daybreak Alberta
The City of Calgary has joined with other cities around the globe to proclaim and celebrate World Puppetry Day, March 21st. Mayor Naheed Nenshi signed the proclamation that cites World … Continue reading Calgary Proclaims March 21st World Puppetry Day!
WP Puppet Theatre’s Puppet Power Conference, June 1-3, in Calgary is thrilled to welcome puppeteer Sonia Norris. Sonia will present the talk, (Re)animating Communities with Inanimate Objects: Handspring Puppet … Continue reading Conference explores how puppetry can transform lives and (re)animate communities torn apart by Apartheid in South Africa
As an audience, there are certain assumptions and conventions that come into play when we view a movie, a play, and to an even greater extent – a puppet show. … Continue reading Puppet Conference explores the psychological relationship between audience and puppets
Sometimes, even the humblest of puppets can be among the most effective voices of strength during the worst of times. For Philippine puppeteer, Amihan Bonifacio-Ramolete, puppetry was her tool for … Continue reading Learn how Puppetry Promotes Resilience after a Natural Disaster at the Puppet Power Conference
Have you ever wondered — how does a particular puppet sleep, or wake-up? For that matter, how do puppets become aware of their limitations, react to stimuli, project emotions, breathe, … Continue reading Walking Through Walls with Puppetry at the Puppet Power Conference