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Courage Journey

WP Puppet Theatre’s first View from the Inside programs, in 2015, were done at Pathways to Housing, Circle of Support and Studio C. The participants, who were often marginalized, racialized and struggling, took an immense risk to work outside their comfort zones.   They created self-portrait mask-body puppets to tell their stories. They were vulnerable … Continue reading Courage Journey

What is the practice of Applied Puppetry?

Applied Puppetry, as defined by WPTS Artistic Director Wendy Passmore-Godfrey when she curates the Puppet Power conference program,  is ‘puppetry beyond performance’. It is puppetry that is used as a communication and expressive tool in settings such as education, therapeutic interventions, social action, institutions and other social settings. Other people have coined terms such as … Continue reading What is the practice of Applied Puppetry?

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