Category Archives: Mental Health

VIEW for the Holidays: The Gift of Creativity and Mental Wellness

VIEW for the Holidays: The Gift of Creativity and Mental Wellness Mask -Body Puppet ONLINE maker – workshop course Sign up for our VIEW program online through December and January and foster your creativity, build friendships and have fun. VIEW is an award-winning puppet infused program that promotes awareness and discussion about mental wellness. Especially … Continue reading VIEW for the Holidays: The Gift of Creativity and Mental Wellness

Inviting Senior Volunteers…

Senior Advocates and Community Builders Volunteer Description: Need for Testers Our Need: Responding to the Covid Health pandemic WP Puppet Theatre is pivoting our award-winning program VIEW from the Inside: To be presented online to provide increased financial, geographic and social/functional accessibility. To build community and empathy, between seniors and young adults through their joint … Continue reading Inviting Senior Volunteers…

Courage Journey

WP Puppet Theatre’s first View from the Inside programs, in 2015, were done at Pathways to Housing, Circle of Support and Studio C. The participants, who were often marginalized, racialized and struggling, took an immense risk to work outside their comfort zones.   They created self-portrait mask-body puppets to tell their stories. They were vulnerable … Continue reading Courage Journey

WP Puppet Theatre Out and About

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 CMHA 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