We had a Pleasant afternoon with Platypi Puppets and Participants who Performed for their Parents! A group from Kids up Front joined us and our Youth Central volunteers were a big help. Overall, it was a Perfect Puppet Pop-Up. As part of our Giving Tuesday … Continue reading Platypus Puppet Pop-Up & Giving Tuesday
The last couple of weeks have been busy for WP Puppet Theatre! Barb and Annie facilitated drop by puppet making – Diverse Fork Puppets – at the CMHC Youth Smart Summit. YouthSMART (Youth Supporting Mental Health and Resiliency Together) is a year-long initiative designed to generate an awareness of mental health topics, which allows for student leaders and their … Continue reading WP Puppet Theatre Out and About
Recently completed an amazing project to mark Canada’s 150 Anniversary Created over twenty unique puppet productions, with themes ranging from frogs to friendship. Performances Produce “Puppet Power” an international conference series that shows how puppets broach serious issues like family violence, prejudice or mental health. We train people how to use puppetry for their own … Continue reading Past Initiatives
“Can we make a Puppet Show in 8 hours?” We’d like to report a big YES! In 2014 five brave folks joined Wendy (Artistic Director, WP Puppet Theatre) for one evening and all day Saturday and developed a 10 minute piece that we ‘world premiered’ at the Calgary Animated Object Society’s Dolly Wiggler Cabaret. … Continue reading Puppet Show in 8 Hours?