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Courage Journey – Puppet Workshop Online (Mon & Wed)

January 16, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - February 8, 2023 @ 2:15 pm MST

$ CAN99.73
Courage Journey - Puppet Workshop Online

Courage Journey – Puppet Workshop Online  

Courage Journey – Puppet Workshop Online (Mon & Wed) Create a self-portrait based puppet over 4 weeks. Drama fun,  group discussions, sharing.

Courage Journey - Puppet Workshop OnlineVIEW from the Inside is an award-winning program that invites you to explore your creativity in a friendly, supportive community.

In this 4-week course participants will meet online twice a week to make a self-portrait-based puppet which becomes a nuanced artifact resulting in an amazing legacy project!

Mondays & Wednesdays: Jan 16 – Feb 8th @ 1:00 – 2:15 pm MT

This art-based program nurtures creativity and wellness while connecting with others online. Together you will create art, participate in fun drama exercises, and share your story in small and whole group discussions. Together we will share this artistic journey in a safe and supportive community.

The VIEW program is authentic, affirming and fun. The thoughtfully sequenced sessions walk you through skill building, storytelling, concepts, information, and discussion. Our aim is to promote confidence, mental well-being and self-discovery!

Our facilitators are caring, considerate professionals who look forward to leading you on your unique puppet journey.

With our guidance, you’ll begin by constructing your personal puppet using a premade mask form and a variety of art techniques. This puppet represents many aspects of you – your ‘public face’, your connections to the world and your memories. Next, we coach you on how to present ‘performative-reflections’ derived from your journaling and other writings. And finally, we visually archive your stories and celebrate it all in a meaningful sharing event.

Designed for all ages 17+. No art or performance experience is necessary. Offered over Zoom in small groups.

You will need:

  • A computer or tablet
  • The Zoom application. We can help you get that set up and provide guidance on using Zoom if needed
  • Ability to attend all the sessions
  • To sign a media release allowing us to photograph and video your puppet.
  • Complete a pre and post survey which assists us in ensuring the continued quality and relevance of the course

NB: most of the puppet making will occur outside of the course times.

Your fee includes:

  • Eight x 75 minute sessions (Twice a week over Four Weeks)
  • Supplies include a mask form, a bit of paint, brushes and ephemera (mailed for free within Canada, or at our cost if you live elsewhere )
  • Supply list with optional additional materials
  • Access to online skill-building videos, digital handouts and resources
  • Invitation to sharing, art show and film screening. Details will be confirmed.

If course fees are a barrier to participation – please contact us directly.
Buy One Get One 50% off! – see details when checking out 

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January 16, 2023 @ 1:00 pm MST
February 8, 2023 @ 2:15 pm MST
$ CAN99.73
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