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?
WP Puppet Theatre marked Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation in 2017, with a special puppet project, that sought to connect people of all cultures, celebrate the land and remember our Canadian values of generosity and courage. We created a community video of a modern-day story about Canada’s new (unofficial) avian emblem – the Gray Jay. We invited … Continue reading Canada 150
In 2016, WP Puppet Theatre produced Healing Ointment, an interactive puppet infused art exhibit of 2 and 3 dimensional works, inspired by, and in response to, the participant’s stories from WP Puppet Theatre’s View from the Inside: Courage Journey Workshop. This puppetry-based workshop series provides authentic self- realization and expressive experiences supporting positive mental health. At … Continue reading Healing Ointment