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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

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

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