Let’s go Fly a Kite! “A kite can be thought of as an upside-down marionette” says long time WP Puppet Theatre volunteer and set/puppet builder Tam Godfrey. He shares this short video “How to Make a Simple Sled Kite” describing how to make this kite with just a compost bag, bamboo skewers and tape. Enjoy … Continue reading Kites are just upside down marionettes
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?