by Wendy Passmore-Godfrey, Puppet Power 2020 Curator Many years ago, I saw the famous Pierrot scene by master marionette artist Philippe Genty. In the scene Pierrot comes alive. He rejoices. Then he realizes he is controlled by the black figure above him. He reacts by purposefully pulling his strings out until he collapses. He dies, … Continue reading Curatorial Thoughts on Puppet Power 2020
We want to hear from you! WP Puppet Theatre is now accepting proposals for our conference, Puppet Power 2020: Puppets Go Existential We invite proposals for: 90 minute Talk/Demo about your puppetry arts practice and how it relates to one of this year’s conference themes; 3 hour Hands-On workshop on a facet of puppetry i.e. … Continue reading We are now accepting proposals for Puppet Power 2020
We currently have three volunteer opportunities: Casino C-Chair, Sponsorship Committee, and Puppet Power Conference Committee! Join our dynamic team – meet one of our committee members! Casino Co-Chair Do you have strong attention to detail and love organizing people and events? We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed volunteer to Co-Chair our upcoming Casino Fundraiser … Continue reading Get Involved – Volunteer Opportunities!
Our Conference on Applied Puppetry was on June 1-3, 2018, in Calgary, AB, Canada. Our Puppet Power conferences help people discover a new way to impact change in the world by using puppetry. The conference presents key learnings and tools vital to professionals in education and healthcare, therapists, and visual and performing artists. Sparking the … Continue reading Puppet Power 2018: Story