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WP Puppet Theatre’s Definition of a Puppet:
The Animation of an Inanimate Object in front of an Audience. 

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Calling all performing artists, writers, drama teachers and puppeteers!

Calling all performing artists, writers, drama teachers and puppeteers!  Spark your imagination and learn new skills at the Puppet Power 2018: Story, Conference on Applied Puppetry.  From script writing to puppet manipulation, there are over a dozen talks and hands-on workshops to choose from by presenters who have used puppetry to shape communities and challenge … Continue reading Calling all performing artists, writers, drama teachers and puppeteers!

Announcing Jovanka Rivi from Reggio Emilia, Italy, at our Puppet Power Conference

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 with a buffet dinner and talk by Jovanka Rivi.  > click to buy a ticket to the dinner OR > click to register for the … Continue reading Announcing Jovanka Rivi from Reggio Emilia, Italy, at our Puppet Power Conference

Winner of ATB Financial’s Healing Through the Arts Award

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 Inside project! A huge thank you to ATB Financial, Calgary Arts Development, the City of Calgary, the Office of the Mayor Naheed Nenshi, 4 Directions … Continue reading Winner of ATB Financial’s Healing Through the Arts Award

Interview with Artistic Director on CBC’s Daybreak Alberta

   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 by WP Puppet Theatre. Wendy Passmore-Godfrey started WP in Calgary over 25 years ago and she’s devoted her career to puppetry and this event helps in the … Continue reading Interview with Artistic Director on CBC’s Daybreak Alberta