Category Archives: Mental Health

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR RESEARCH STUDY

We are looking for folks aged 55+ to join us for art-making, story-telling and feedback. VIEW from the Inside: Courage Journey is an award-winning program where participants make a self-portrait-based puppet which becomes a nuanced artifact with legacy themes. The outside of the puppet represents the ‘public face’, the inside the ‘private’ face, attachments connect … Continue reading CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR RESEARCH STUDY

Giving TuesdayS for the month of December

This GivingTuesday donate to W.P. Puppet Theatre Society’s continued artistic and social contributions. We are celebrating  Giving TuesdayS, not once, but four times, through the month of December 2021. GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, taking place each year after Black Friday. The “opening day of the giving season,” it’s a time when charities, companies … Continue reading Giving TuesdayS for the month of December

Call for PhD Students!

Can the WP Puppet Theatre’s puppet-based workshop program VIEW from the Inside increase a senior participant’s quality of life?   WP Puppet Theatre invites Masters or PhD students to make this unique award – winning program their doctoral or masters project. We know that as a sector, Seniors are vulnerable to health problems, mental health … Continue reading Call for PhD Students!

Acknowledging Black History Month

In acknowledgment of Black History month, WP Puppet Theatre is excited to celebrate and support Black Canadian puppeteers and artists and feature some of their amazing art. What we found was a bias of underrepresentation of Black Artists across Canada not just in puppetry, but also in general. We believe this is symptomatic of the … Continue reading Acknowledging Black History Month